The best of dogs and cats for 2014

This year had no shortage of news and memorable pictures, and popular breeds — here are the highlights (click on any of the links below):

2014:
CatTime’s best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2014
CatTime’s top 10 most popular cats of 2014
DogTime’s best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2014
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2014
DogTime’s top 10 most popular dogs of 2014

2013:
CatTime’s top 10 most popular cats of 2013
CatTime’s top 10 cat news stories of 2013
DogTime’s best dog pictures of 2013
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2013
DogTime’s top 10 most popular dogs of 2013

2012:
CatTime’s top 10 most popular cats of 2012
CatTime’s top 10 cat news stories of 2012
DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories of 2012
DogTime’s top 10 most popular dogs of 2012