I'd bookmarked Catherine Ledner's photos of animals long ago and recently rediscovered her portfolio, much to my delight. She's found a way to make animal portraits even better--by adding brightly colored and patterned backgrounds:
Being both a Texan and a fan of the scene in Steel Magnolias in which Ouiser hands Drum a memorable piece of cake, I vote armadillo. (Click here and skip to 0:39 for the scene)
The prints range in size from 11x14 to 32x40 and can be purchased directly from her site. Her book Animal House is available on Amazon (also? Glamour Dogs!).