By Vanessa Juarez
Updated December 04, 2007 at 12:00 PM EST

Yes, it’s true: Hollywood’s animals are refusing to be adorable until a deal between the WGA and AMPTP is made. They too are out of work and out of cash—but were kind enough to take some time out from rummaging trash bins for kibble to produce this video with The Colbert Report writers. No tears, you cutsey wootsey piano-playing cat. And you, Mr. skateboard-riding bulldog, you had us at “Hello.” Finally, to the otters: stay tough, no scabbing!