Has your dog been snapping unflattering pictures of you? Is your cat snapping selfies of him putting his butt in your face? Well, those gems won't get copyright protection. The US patent office ruled that pictures taken by animals cannot be copyrighted. Click here to see this story I was sure was made up.

Click here to see the OFFICIAL RULING from the U.S. copyright office.

I was blown away these animals can take pictures of themselves. Even more blown away by the fact that they are better quality and more focused than a Deb Hart picture.

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