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2022 Comedy Pet Photograph Award Winners

Yearly we look ahead to having fun with the Comedy Pet Photograph Awards, and the 2022 winners have tickled our humorous bones once more.

From derpy wanting canine to cute cats and hilarious horses, it is unattainable to not crack a smile on the antics our loveable pets rise up to.

Nevertheless it’s extra than simply for laughs. Together with a money prize, the winner is given cash to donate to a pet charity of their alternative, with the competitors accomplice Animal Buddies Pet Insurance coverage additionally donating 1000’s to animal welfare charities.

The 2023 competitors is now open for entries at

general winner

Cats are bumped on the wall abruptly. It was like a cartoon bamped growth growth. So humorous second.

Kenichi Morinaga was named Comedy Pet Photographer of the Yr together with his good picture of two cats sitting on a fence cheek to cheek or neck and neck! This picture went up in opposition to 2,000 humorous pet entries to win the highest title and is the primary ever cat winner.

Kenichi, whose pic additionally picked up the Greatest Cat picture, is a photographer from Japan who loves to go to the small islands across the nation, taking photographs of the road cats that he finds there.

His ardour began when he obtained his personal pet cat and first visited Europe as a backpacker. “All of a sudden, I grew to become fascinated by the antics of cats out within the streets and needed to {photograph} them” he says. “Once I returned to Japan, I continued to hunt them out, they actually cheer me up, particularly after the final two years of the pandemic – they’re so humorous, even when they’re doing one thing critical.”

Here is the remainder of the winners.


Nilo is an adopted pet about 10 months previous. He was hit by a automobile and was barely saved. Now recovered, he has simply found water for the primary time. His capers and pirouettes from him present his ardour for water. Love at first sight.

Jose Bayon from Spain gained with a photograph of his rescue canine Nilo, feeling very joyful having simply found water. ‘Nilo’s love for water!’

Horse Class

Blissful mom and her 3 day previous son Monty

Radim Filipek gained together with his pretty shot of a mare and her foal wanting like very ‘Blissful horses.’

All Different Creatures Class

He seems to be like he’s smoking a cigar.

A ‘Smokin Alpaca’ from Germany, captured by Stefan Brusius

Pets Who Look Most Like Their Proprietor’s Class

Throughout the early days of Covid, David and I took benefit of a ravishing day and we have been out taking pictures footage. Dudley was so excited after we obtained again that he threw his entrance paws round David’s shoulders and I snapped this image. They each appear like they might use an excellent haircut, however it was Covid….so who cares….

Who might resist ‘Dave and Dudley’ having fun with a second collectively within the US, snapped by Judy Nussenblatt.

Junior Class

We had gone out for the day and got here house to seek out our kitten Jack had obtained caught within the hedge!

Freya Sharpe, aged 9, together with her picture of the household cat Jack, who managed to get caught approach, approach up in a hedge.

Video Class

Gained by Sarah Fiona Helme from the UK, together with her video displaying Rosie her cat fastidiously watching an owl descend in direction of her on TV!

Individuals’s Alternative Award

Carter was on a Euth checklist in California. We flew from Chicago to Cali to rescue him. This was his first time experiencing snow. As you may see he might consider he was lacking out all these years!

Marko Jovanovic from the USA together with his rescue canine bounding although the snow.

Comedy Pet Crew Favourite

The scenario I encountered at visitors lights. At first I believed it was actually like utilizing a canine!

Voted for by the competitors organisers, the winner is ‘Chauffeur Canine’ by Mehmet Aslan from Turkey.

Extremely recommended winners

In addition to the class winners, eight photographers have been acknowledged as Extremely Counseled for his or her entries:

Christopher Johnson:

That is Star taking part in within the snow in a neighborhood area and getting stunned by a passing tennis ball

Jonathan Casey:

My tabby cat Sweet is ranked East Anglia #1

Lucy Sellors-Duval:

Benji was decided to be the one to get all of the yummy treats throughout his picture shoot even when it meant stopping his older brother Doug

Kazutoshi ONO:

She is my pretty kitty that’s rescued from my native cat care facility. That is only a door continued to a hall. Typically she jumps up and holds a door in order that perhaps she is just too determined to exit.

karl golhamer:

Even a werewolf must loosen up typically…

Beth Noble:

CK exhibits his stunned face.

Sarah Fiona Helme:

Rosie was serving to me within the greenhouse and determined to attempt, in her most participating approach, (and with the assistance of the wheelbarrow to face on), to steer me into giving her a few of her favourite treats – which, being a lowly cat servant with no willpower, I did!

Kenichi Morinaga

I gotta sensible cellphone so I wish to add my pics for my SNS. However I do not know find out how to use it. Please somebody inform me find out how to use it.


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