Who Says I Don’t Like Photos of Animals?

I know I frown on them, because, really, your aunt’s cat may be cute and all, but where’s the news value in it? What does it tell us about her community?

Then, of course, after watching The President’s Photographer last week, I start poking through the White House’s Flickr feed and come across this …

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Bo, the Obama family dog, peers into the Outer Oval Office from the White House Colonnade, Oct. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

And, you know, I start to think there is a place for pet photos. Occasionally … just, occasionally.