Meow Mix 2012
As proud dog and cat owners, we always have our eyes peeled for the next big animal meme, and 2012 proved to be best in show for these pet sensations. Here are some of our favorite furry friends and trends of the year!
Probably the most well-known of the 2012 memers, Tardar Sauce a.k.a. Grumpy Cat has a permanent frown with no intention of turning it upside down. After her photo appeared on Reddit in September, Tard’s adorable scowl made its way across the Internet and onto the Today show.
Oh Tuna. Tuna, tuna, tuna. Your “aggressive overbite/lower jawline-dysfunction” slays us. This Chiweenie pup is a total ladies man and has a wardrobe that is the envy of sartorial dogs around the world.
It is fairly common to give one’s dog a time-out for ruining your new pair of booties/socks/underwear, but how can one be certain that a lesson has been learned? Introducing Dogshaming: the website where dog owners can air the dirty laundry that their dog peed on while they were at work.
Lil Bub is what we call a “perma-kitten” a.k.a. “permadorable”. Due to a myriad of genetic mutations and having one too many sips from the fountain of cute, Lil Bub is one ruthless, toothless (yes, she is toothless, which explains why her mouth is always angelically agape) kitty cat.
From Tasuku’s ah-mazing bowl cut to Muu being a chunk of burning love, Ayasakai’s Instagram account is an explosion of cuteness. This twosome can be seen doing the following activities (including but not limited to): eating, sleeping (mostly this), cuddling (Tasuku is a bit of a blanket hog if you ask us), watching TV, wearing backpacks and silly hats, playing with Legos, hiding in plastic bins and boxes – pretty much all the things that best friends do together.