There are certain pets that have the power to unite a nation of TV watchers and Internet addicts. As we argue about things like our favorite varieties of mac and cheese, Donald Trump's hair and whether or not the last Twilight movie was good, an adorable pet can bring us back to Earth.
After all, no one can deny the allure of a fuzzy puppy or a cat that looks like a wise old man.
We have scoured the celebrosphere for the year's most important, shaggiest, cuddliest pets. Which critter topped the list? Was it a kitten named after a Kanye West song, or a hamster who toured with Justin Bieber? Ryan Gosling's mohawked pup? No matter what, these pets are going to make you want to head straight to the local shelter this very minute. Check it out.