Nobody does Halloween quite like Key West, Florida….
(…or Key Weird as it turns into this time of year).
And I'm not talking about its annual Fantasyfest celebration, which will be going on this weekend. No, I'm talking about my favorite local tradition, the…
This year, I went armed with a digital camera, so you could share the fun, as well. Enjoy!
Please note: no animals were harmed in the taking of these photos.
Princess Pup, meet…
It's important to match your owner…
…in every way.
The real purpose of the parade is for meet….
“Curious George, meet my football.”
Some puppies had trouble holding still for the camera.
Captain Bob's dog, Maggie….
Captain Bob as Little Bo Peep with Maggie's brother, Cody
Bo Peep was a popular theme this year.
This dog was dressed as a “Congressional Page.”
Being a star is so stressful….
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf (in Grandma's nightie….)
Before his costume change….
Sometimes we all need some down time.
Yes. There was one cat. She was dressed as an angel. I think she is contemplating throwing herself off the pier in this photo.
Queen of the Parade.
And of course, my favorites….
Poodles in pink!
Sadly my own pets refused not only to put on costumes, but to attend the parade at all. In that way, I'm afraid, they take after their mother, who is a bit of a homebody. Oh, well.
Have a good weekend!