24 last-minute Halloween costumes for kids

No dressing up as a cat (every girl and her mother is a cat for Halloween). No pulling a "Risky Business" and borrowing your neighbor's button-down shirt and tie. The other half of the population will be judging your clearly last-minute costume if you do.

Halloween is just one day away. And if you don't have a costume, you're in a bit of trouble.

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Halloween is only as happy as you make it. Me? I pull out all of my tricks and treats at the last minute. For good reason, too.

We're getting close to my favorite maker holiday, Halloween. Do you have your costume ready? If not, I've gathered up…