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We're back with another round of developers' pet pics to help you through the dog days of summer

It's been a little while, but we're back with the third installment of GamesIndustry.biz's developer pets series, and as you may have noticed, it finally has a name.

The "Creature Comforts" moniker was suggested by Cammie Lee, executive assistant with Studio Capital Management. And yes, it had us kicking ourselves for not coming up with it.

So in recognition of the help and with much gratitude, we are kicking off this entry of Creature Comforts with Cammie's own Rambo.

Rambo, submitted by Studio Capital Management executive assistant Cammie Lee

Rambo, submitted by Studio Capital Management executive assistant Cammie Lee

Isn't that sweet?

OK, now that you've gotten a taste of the good stuff it's time for the sales pitch.

These pets aren't going to photograph themselves, and they're even less likely to send those pictures in to a dedicated trade website covering video games. So that's where all of you come in.

If you want to see your pet on Creature Comforts, send in your cutest pet pictures to news@gamesindustry.biz so we can keep running these columns.

Do your part to make the industry a happier place.

Tempi, submitted by Obsidian Entertainment studio head Feargus Urquhart

Tempi, submitted by Obsidian Entertainment studio head Feargus Urquhart

Lulu, submitted by Obsidian Entertainment studio head Feargus Urquhart

Lulu, submitted by Obsidian Entertainment studio head Feargus Urquhart

Wolfgang and Calvin, submitted by Xbox Game Pass head of content planning Matt Percy

Wolfgang and Calvin, submitted by Xbox Game Pass head of content planning Matt Percy

Akina, submitted by Timberline Studio game designer Nathaniel Chapman

Akina, submitted by Timberline Studio game designer Nathaniel Chapman

Apollo, submitted by Nick Patterson, PR manager at Bethesda Softworks

Apollo, submitted by Nick Patterson, PR manager at Bethesda Softworks

Aska, submitted by Nathan Fulton, technical creative director at Timberline Studio

Aska, submitted by Nathan Fulton, technical creative director at Timberline Studio

Artemis, submitted by Cardpocalypse game designer Angelo Nikolaou

Artemis, submitted by Cardpocalypse game designer Angelo Nikolaou

Yoda, submitted by Cardpocalypse game designer Angelo Nikolaou

Yoda, submitted by Cardpocalypse game designer Angelo Nikolaou

Banjo and Kazooie, submitted by Microsoft senior character artist Stevie Cole

Banjo and Kazooie, submitted by Microsoft senior character artist Stevie Cole

Beethoven and Cadwell, submitted by Richard Lambert, creative director at Zenimax Online Studios

Beethoven and Cadwell, submitted by Richard Lambert, creative director at Zenimax Online Studios

Boomer, submitted by 47 PR account manager Monia De Leon

Boomer, submitted by 47 PR account manager Monia De Leon

Bruce and Serena, submitted by Jeanie Grazis, associate producer at Mattel Digital Games

Bruce and Serena, submitted by Jeanie Grazis, associate producer at Mattel Digital Games

Casper, submitted by Massive Entertainment programmer Robin Widegren

Casper, submitted by Massive Entertainment programmer Robin Widegren

Cat, submitted by Nintendo of America business development specialist Mark Hakanson

Cat, submitted by Nintendo of America business development specialist Mark Hakanson

Cinnamon, submitted by Wonderstruck Games artist Jess Hyland

Cinnamon, submitted by Wonderstruck Games artist Jess Hyland

Loki, submitted by Wonderstruck Games artist Jess Hyland

Loki, submitted by Wonderstruck Games artist Jess Hyland

Coffee, submitted by 47 PR senior account manager Liz Roland

Coffee, submitted by 47 PR senior account manager Liz Roland

Polly, submitted by Shannon and Ian, operations manager and gameplay programmer at Yacht Club Games

Polly, submitted by Shannon and Ian, operations manager and gameplay programmer at Yacht Club Games

Cosmo, submitted by Plan of Attack co-founder and creative commander Chris Clarke

Cosmo, submitted by Plan of Attack co-founder and creative commander Chris Clarke

Cricket, submitted by Jeff Gardiner, project lead for Fallout 76

Cricket, submitted by Jeff Gardiner, project lead for Fallout 76

Neji, submitted by Dacey Willoughby, lead producer at Undead Labs

Neji, submitted by Dacey Willoughby, lead producer at Undead Labs

Jesse, submitted by Undead Labs artist Dan Mod

Jesse, submitted by Undead Labs artist Dan Mod

Liliana, submitted by Undead Labs artist Dan Mod

Liliana, submitted by Undead Labs artist Dan Mod

Bazooka Big-Bada-Boom Bishop, submitted Undead Labs social media manager Megan Bishop

Bazooka Big-Bada-Boom Bishop, submitted Undead Labs social media manager Megan Bishop

Falcor, submitted by Undead Labs marketing director Wonder Russell

Falcor, submitted by Undead Labs marketing director Wonder Russell

Dilla and Josie, submitted by Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio

Dilla and Josie, submitted by Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio

Galileo (Dog) and Chronos (Tortoise), submitted by David Logan, CEO of Akupara Games

Galileo (Dog) and Chronos (Tortoise), submitted by David Logan, CEO of Akupara Games

Olivia, submitted by EA Motive writer Jo Berry

Olivia, submitted by EA Motive writer Jo Berry

Rosetta (Rosie), submitted by EA Tiburon senior technical artist Todd Kusmick

Rosetta (Rosie), submitted by EA Tiburon senior technical artist Todd Kusmick

Ernö, submitted by Foam Sword's Rex Crowle

Ernö, submitted by Foam Sword's Rex Crowle

Filo, submitted by Double Fine Productions' Tim Schafer

Filo, submitted by Double Fine Productions' Tim Schafer

Fizz, submitted by Farah Coculuzzi, producer at Capybara Games

Fizz, submitted by Farah Coculuzzi, producer at Capybara Games

Harriet, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Dave Sanderson

Harriet, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Dave Sanderson

Henry, submitted by Jen Cadic, head of production at Flight School Studio

Henry, submitted by Jen Cadic, head of production at Flight School Studio

Hoisin and Noodle, submitted by Creative Assembly QA coordinator Amy Banner

Hoisin and Noodle, submitted by Creative Assembly QA coordinator Amy Banner

Liquid Crimson head of security Humphrey, submitted by Liquid Crimson's Jason Lord

Liquid Crimson head of security Humphrey, submitted by Liquid Crimson's Jason Lord

Imelda and Mickah, submitted by Sean Baptiste, influencer manager at Bethesda Softworks

Imelda and Mickah, submitted by Sean Baptiste, influencer manager at Bethesda Softworks

Kuba, submitted by SneakyBox communications manager Ricardas Jascemskas

Kuba, submitted by SneakyBox communications manager Ricardas Jascemskas

London, submitted by 47 PR account coordinator James Morton

London, submitted by 47 PR account coordinator James Morton

Krypto, submitted by Blain Howard, senior manager, Xbox PR, Windows and devices group

Krypto, submitted by Blain Howard, senior manager, Xbox PR, Windows and devices group

Marlon, submitted by PR consultant Susan Lusty and Joseph Staten, senior creative director at Xbox Game Studios Publishing

Marlon, submitted by PR consultant Susan Lusty and Joseph Staten, senior creative director at Xbox Game Studios Publishing

Medivh, submitted by Dominic Camuglia, VFX artist at Blizzard

Medivh, submitted by Dominic Camuglia, VFX artist at Blizzard

Mickey, submitted by Daniel Finestrat Martínez, junior client side engineer at Mediatonic

Mickey, submitted by Daniel Finestrat Martínez, junior client side engineer at Mediatonic

Mystery, submitted by Rory Marquiz, technical director at Mediatonic

Mystery, submitted by Rory Marquiz, technical director at Mediatonic

Nala, submitted by 47 PR assistant account executive Erin Williams

Nala, submitted by 47 PR assistant account executive Erin Williams

Vela Games chief morale officer Obi, submitted by Vela Games art director Bruce Glidewell

Vela Games chief morale officer Obi, submitted by Vela Games art director Bruce Glidewell

Precious, Luna, Artemis, and Pepper, submitted by Bryan Pawlowski, lead engineer at Timberline Studio

Precious, Luna, Artemis, and Pepper, submitted by Bryan Pawlowski, lead engineer at Timberline Studio

Ralph the Basil Plant, submitted by Devon Scott-Tunkin, programmer at Young Horses

Ralph the Basil Plant, submitted by Devon Scott-Tunkin, programmer at Young Horses

Rollo, submitted by Walter Kong, executive producer at Blizzard

Rollo, submitted by Walter Kong, executive producer at Blizzard

Ruffian, submitted by Fundamentally Games' Ella Romanos

Ruffian, submitted by Fundamentally Games' Ella Romanos

Sparky, submitted by Justin Lalone, lead programmer at Outerloop Games

Sparky, submitted by Justin Lalone, lead programmer at Outerloop Games

Spike, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Hilary Dechert Ayres

Spike, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Hilary Dechert Ayres

Tolka, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Hilary Dechert Ayres

Tolka, submitted by Phoenix Labs' Hilary Dechert Ayres

Titan, submitted by Sonia Carneiro, executive assistant to the co-founders at Mediatonic

Titan, submitted by Sonia Carneiro, executive assistant to the co-founders at Mediatonic

Tracer, submitted by Kirsten Kane, software engineer at Blizzard

Tracer, submitted by Kirsten Kane, software engineer at Blizzard

Buffy, submitted by Technicolor Animation & Games VP of business development Kristy Scanlan

Buffy, submitted by Technicolor Animation & Games VP of business development Kristy Scanlan

Felicity (left) and Penelope (right), submitted by Cloud Imperium Games graphics designer Kayleigh Pinhay and VFX artist Aran Anderson

Felicity (left) and Penelope (right), submitted by Cloud Imperium Games graphics designer Kayleigh Pinhay and VFX artist Aran Anderson

Horace, Ralph, and Gus Gus, submitted by Rust QA tester Darren Arquette

Horace, Ralph, and Gus Gus, submitted by Rust QA tester Darren Arquette

Malkin, who we are assured is 'a sweet boy,' submitted by Fiftycc communications consultant Lizzie Killian

Malkin, who we are assured is 'a sweet boy,' submitted by Fiftycc communications consultant Lizzie Killian

Ted the cat and Clemmie the dog (aka Dobby), submitted by Epic Games EMEA head of games licensing Mike Gamble

Ted the cat and Clemmie the dog (aka Dobby), submitted by Epic Games EMEA head of games licensing Mike Gamble

Goliath Dav Nation Banks (Golly), submitted by Minecraft Central Creative team producer Tia Dalupan-Wong

Goliath Dav Nation Banks (Golly), submitted by Minecraft Central Creative team producer Tia Dalupan-Wong

Goliath Dav Nation Banks (Golly), submitted by Minecraft Central Creative team producer Tia Dalupan-Wong

Goliath Dav Nation Banks (Golly), submitted by Minecraft Central Creative team producer Tia Dalupan-Wong

Pancake, submitted by bigbossbattle.com indiegamesplus.com owner Jupiter Hadley and Pocket Gamer editor Dann Sullivan

Pancake, submitted by bigbossbattle.com indiegamesplus.com owner Jupiter Hadley and Pocket Gamer editor Dann Sullivan

Ponyo, submitted by Dato Kiknavelidze, co-founder of Animmal

Ponyo, submitted by Dato Kiknavelidze, co-founder of Animmal

Rufus Board, submitted by Ben Board of Epic Games' Unreal Engine European dev relations

Rufus Board, submitted by Ben Board of Epic Games' Unreal Engine European dev relations

Stormzy, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons game designer Cara Hudson

Stormzy, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons game designer Cara Hudson

Tilly, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons junior environment artist Stewart Morrison

Tilly, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons junior environment artist Stewart Morrison

Tucker, submitted by Evan Bader, PR manager at Sega

Tucker, submitted by Evan Bader, PR manager at Sega

Walter, submitted by 47 PR senior director Steve Hahnel

Walter, submitted by 47 PR senior director Steve Hahnel

Watson, submitted by Megan Varde, 3D artist at Young Horses

Watson, submitted by Megan Varde, 3D artist at Young Horses

Willow, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons 3D artist Stephen Sharples

Willow, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons 3D artist Stephen Sharples

That's it for this time. Remember to send your pet pics in to news@gamesindustry.biz!

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