Y’know that map that shows which zip codes in the Vegas Valley have the most and least number of COVID cases? It’s getting really, really red, which is the color for the most Omicrony places.
Still, there’s plenty of lighter colors on the map too, so take a look, and hopefully, you’re doing okay.
And since you’re probably experiencing some form of COVID fatigue – we definitely are – we thought we’d try and lighten the mood with a few adorable pictures of dogs and cats that should make you smile.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Kittens are seen in a bucket before they meet Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall's as she visits Battersea Dog and Cat's Home on October 27, 2010 in London, England. This was the Duchess's first visit to the home, she toured the facilities and opened the new cattery which offers refuge to lost and abandoned cats and kittens. The Home is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Okay, so this is a Dogg, not a dog. Our bad.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Milly, a 13-week-old kitten waits with her brother Charlie (L) to be re-homed at The Society for Abandoned Animals Sanctuary in Sale, Manchester which is facing an urgent cash crisis and possible closure on July 27, 2010 in Manchester, England. The Society for Abandoned Animals exists entirely on public support and unless it can raise GBP 50,000 in the next couple of months it will have to close down. The registered charity started in 1967 and in the last five years alone the charity has rescued and found homes for more than 1,000 cats, 290 rabbits and 262 dogs. The rescue centre is one of the many who are suffering a downfall in donations due to the economic recession.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Veterinary nurse Lauren Emmett checks on the recovery of a terrier following surgery in Battersea Dogs & Cats Home's new Veterinary Hospital and Centre of Excellence on October 7, 2016 in London, England. The new Veterinary Hospital has three operating theatres, enabling staff to perform over 100 operations per week. There is also a new dedicated dental suite to care for the 80 per cent of animals who arrive at the home with problem teeth. Brand new intensive care areas and sound-proofed recovery wards with separate space for dogs and cats will allow for a peaceful and calm recovery.
SACRAMENTO, CA - FEBRUARY 1: Lola, a domestic shorthaired cat, reaches under her enclosure at the Sacramento SPCA February 1, 2008 in Sacramento, California. Lola is one of many dogs and cats who were either abandoned or surrendered to many SPCA and county shelters nationwide by their owners because they have gone through home foreclosures and had to move. In December 2007 the amount of pets being dropped off whose owners listed moving as a reason more than doubled from that of a year ago, according the Sacramento SPCA records. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: A stray kitten is posed for a photograph at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home on August 18, 2009 in London, England. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is seeing a sharp rise in the number of cats requiring a home with 143 of the 145 shelter's pens full. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
circa 1955: A schnauzer dog with its whiskers. (Photo by Al Barry/Three Lions/Getty Images)
SARASOTA, FL - FEBRUARY 25: Misty May, a pug dressed up as Marilyn Monroe walks the runway during the 9th Annual Pug Parade on February 25, 2006 in Bradenton, Florida. Misty won for "Best Costume." 117 pugs competed for 10 prizes in 6 categories. Proceeds from the event benefit the Sarasota County Humane Society. (Photo by Phillippe Diederich/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 21: The Boerboel breed debuts at 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show – Meet The New Breeds at Madison Square Garden on January 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)