[Los Angeles, CA. April 11. Image via Getty.]

Chihuahuas Lillybell (L) and Sweet Pea (R) before being blessed by Cardinal Roger Mahony at the annual Blessing of the Animals in Los Angeles, California on April 11, 2009. The ceremony, which takes place each year on the day before Easter Sunday, is held in recognition of the services that other species provide to humans. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)