The abject suffering depicted in one Paris Hilton pussy picture after another is a frequent topic of discussion among the staff in The Hollywood Gossip newsroom.
Fortunately for Holly Madison and animal lovers across America and the world, not all critters are subjected to such extreme acts of unforgivable torture.
That said, we are happy to present a cute celebrity photo of a furry friend and a star who our staff members are much bigger fans of than the ho-tel heiress.
Below, Hayden Panettiere plays hero to a small pal from the Humane Society as they head down the "cat"-walk at Animal Fair's 8th Annual Paws for Style event Monday.
Yeah. We can't tell for sure if that's a cat or dog. But we can say with certainty that there's at least one sexy kitten in this pic! Purr!
The Heroes star is the magazine's cover girl for their travel issue. She's also the hero of Stephen Colletti's love life... even if he can't legally hit that. Yet. Just wait 'til August.