Transcript for ‘GMA’ Pet of the Year Awards: Meet the ‘InstaGr-animal’
It is the time we have been waiting for. It is time for the big event, everybody. It's our first annual "Gma" pet of the year awards, yes. Honoring the year's most talented lovable pets. We started with more than 800 of your submissions from around the country and we're down to the final nominees. It's a big morning for these beloved pets and one of them is going home with the coveted pet of the year trophy. Yes. Thank you to our string section. You know it's a big deal. Let's get right to it. Our first category is the instagr-animal award. The pets who made the biggest splash on social media and the nominees are -- herbee helped heal his human's broken heart after her previous hedgehog passed away with a new cat bff he is a traveling pro who loves the camera. His mom says he is the purest soul she has ever met. Simon was saved when he was just a kitten about to be euthanized. Now a 3-year-old adventure seeking cat, Simon has developed a feline fondness for hiking, boating and any other adventure his owner brings him on. Moose the ferret is like a mix between a puppy and a cat. Lots of energy with lots of sleep in between. He loves baths and massages and really gets into the Christmas spirit. Yes. There they are, Michael. Are you ready for this? A am ready. The 2019 instagr-animal award goes to -- herbee the hedgehog. Yes. Congratulations, herbee. He and his human are joining us live from Germany. And good morning. Tell us what this award means to you and herbee. This is so amazing. Herbee is so excited. Is this herbee's first award? Yes. It is. Well, you know what, herbee is in good hands. Thank you for taking care of herbee. Submitting herbee for our contest. Congratulations. Sharing herbee with the world. Sharing herbee with the world. We thank you and enjoy the award.
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