Animal Planet has done it again. This year's Puppy Bowl was filled with serious action-packed adorableness. The hedgehog cheerleaders  just about stole the show from all the cute pups tackling, rolling, and playing. Even referee Dan Schachner had a hard time keeping his hands off the sweet dogs! And who could resist the over-the-top kitty halftime show? Click through for a recap of the game showcasing pictures of all the adorable dogs of Puppy Bowl IX. And don't forget to head over to Animal Planet  for more information about adopting any of these cute pups!
Check out the cuteness of those hedgehog cheerleaders.
The kittens showcased their abilities to wow the crowd.
Go, Team, Go!
This little hedgie was determined to cheer for her favorite player.
Cash, a serious contender!
Don't even think about trying to take away this dog toy from Sally.
It looks like Pearl got a much-needed pep talk.
Sure, there were a few ruff-and-tumble moments, but these pups know how to play a clean game.
Get the Ball!
Marta leads the pack for a big play.
Bessie waited for a good toss.
The spotlight was on the cats during the halftime show.
The show was filled with a blinking light show and some pretty amazing dance moves, thanks to some agile cats.
Looks like Pearl's took a time out.
Lenny knew how to pay attention during Puppy Bowl IX!
The ref needed to give this little guy a quick pep talk.
Watch out! Jenny went in for the grab.
Ref Dan Schachner got into a puppy scuffle.
Chestnut was all tuckered out after playing a good game.