In case you didn't know, we are right smack dab in the middle of Shark Week, the week-long television shark extravaganza that NPR claims people call the ocean's Super Bowl.
For many, Shark Week is an interactive holiday, when people hole up at home, watch sharks on TV, and then use social media to prove it. Luckily, some of this interactivity includes dressing up pets as sharks.
This year on Vine, pet owners have not failed to deliver pups and kittens and maybe a hedgehog in shark uniform. Bless you, Viners, for this dog swimming in the ocean in a shark suit:
And this dog doing a very bad job of being scary:
And all these pugs hanging with a non-pug in shark suits:
And this spiky furry creature trying to climb out of a sink, as a shark:
And this cat who is sitting very still for someone wearing so much shark fin duct tape:
And this shark-suit non shark-suit beach duo:
And all these dogs in a hammerhead getup:
Danielle Wiener-Bronner is a news reporter.