Have you noticed more animated GIFs popping up on the Web this year?

Once relegated to hokey, 1990s-era homepages, they're making a comeback and becoming more common in the world of social media.

As we look back on the news of 2012, here are a few CBC Saskatchewan GIFs that we hope will amuse you.

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One of CBC Saskatchewan's most viral stories of 2012 concerned this African serval cat. (CBC)