A huge congratulations to the five winners of our Animal Photography Competition!

We've had some fantastic entries and it's been hard to choose our top five. So thank you to everyone who entered - we've seen some brilliant photographs and have thoroughly enjoyed seeing your pets and wildlife photography.

The five winners will each receive a copy of The Masters of Nature Photography - a book which presents the very best of nature photography, featuring the work of ten of the world's leading photographers. 

Here are the winning photos...

Photographer: Roxy Kelsall. This cheeky deer was photographed at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire. Category: Funniest photo.

Photographer: Karen Irving. Gordon Setter, Koda, loves to play with bubbles at every opportunity. Category: Funniest photo.

Photographer: Karen DeRonde. This friendly red squirrel was photographed in the hamlet of Cotterdale in Yorkshire. Category: Back to nature.

Photographer: Gillian Osborne. This photo is taken of seven-month-old kitten Lily, who had snuggled up between some blankets for a nap. Category: In the home.

Photographer: Joanne Iredale. Taken of eight-year-old cat Simba, enjoying the sun in the garden. Category: Close-up.