Quick! Name your favorite movie or TV show animal. Is it Asta from The Thin Man film series? Mr. Ed? Lassie? Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch? Frasier‘s lovable scene stealer Eddie? Fred, Baretta‘s cockatoo? Scooby-Doo? Old Yeller (R.I.P.), Garfield? The dinosaurs of Dinosaurs? Andy Sipowicz’s fish on N.Y.P.D. Blue? Any of The Muppets? Dear readers, the answers are as varied and unique as you are. With that in mind, this weekend’s Open Thread asks you to name your favorite below…along with some of your thoughts on why your choice stands head (and paws) above all the rest!