My favourite animal would have to be the domestic cat (not quite so fussed on the lions, tigers, etc!). I have pulled out my kitty paper, die-cuts, washi tape as well as a kitty image:
I am entering my card into these challenges:
A Day For Daisies - Glossy Accents (die-cut cat and word CAT on paper)
PINspirational Challenge - Photo Inspiration (Cat)
Papertake Weekly Challenge - To Die For (Cat and oval)
Penny's Paper - Christmas, Children or Critters (Child and critters)
I have used a background paper from a pet themed matstack by DCWV. The image is from A Day For Daisies and has been coloured with copic markers then die-cut with an oval die from Spellbinders. I added some faux stitching using a Black Soot Distress Marker. The cat has been die-cut from black cardstock using a Poppy Stamps Die Cut and then I added Glossy Accents over the top. I added some washi tape at the top of the card and some orange gelato around the other edges (which I smudged a bit with my finger to soften the colour a little.