It's hard being an adorable animal, so tiring, that sometimes a nap is unavoidable! In fact, the smaller the animal, the more sleep it seems to need: little brown bats sleep a whopping 19.9 hours out of 24, chipmunks for 15 hours, but horses just need 2.9 hours per day!

This list of sleeping animals should put you in the mood for an afternoon nap, but don't fall asleep yet! We need you to vote on the cutest, sleepiest, animal, or post your own sleeping animals photos below!

#1 This Is How My Bunny Sleep

This Is How My Bunny Sleep

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varwenea 3 years ago

I'm chilling...

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#2 Sleepy Cat

Sleepy Cat

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MónicaZetaGe 3 years ago

I think your cat is melting...

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#3 Maddie Sleeping In A Guitar Case

Maddie Sleeping In A Guitar Case

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HappyGhost 3 years ago

This is the BEST!

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#4 Omar Asleep In A Tissue Box

Omar Asleep In A Tissue Box

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Louliez 3 years ago

If I fits I zzzzzzzzzzzz

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#5 The Runt Of The Litter Likes To Sleep In My Hiking Boot

The Runt Of The Litter Likes To Sleep In My Hiking Boot

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Debbie 3 years ago

Oh my God!!....I love him!!!!!

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#6 Squirrel Sleeping In A Cup

Squirrel Sleeping In A Cup

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MelissaBoufford 3 years ago

Isn't this a chipmunk? Squirrels don't have stripes.

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#7 My Girlfriend Just Found Him Outside Sleeping Like This

My Girlfriend Just Found Him Outside Sleeping Like This

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IrminaKuźniak 3 years ago

this is the best one! xD

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#8 My Friends Dog Passed Out

My Friends Dog Passed Out

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PattyMorris 3 years ago

Super hero pups need rest too!

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#9 Sleeping In The Grocery Store

Sleeping In The Grocery Store

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Debbie 3 years ago

That must be a very quiet shop!!!!!

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#10 Take Your Puppy For A Walk They Said... It Will Be Fun They Said

Take Your Puppy For A Walk They Said... It Will Be Fun They Said

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MarikaStanway 3 years ago

This is so funny :) I was just trying to explain this to my kids, that puppies actually do that. They fall asleep where they stand when they get tired. I have to show them this photo :)

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#11 Happy Kitty In A Pocket

Happy Kitty In A Pocket

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BrianColdwells 3 years ago

Littler, lithe and lovely...

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#12 Perfect Spot To Take A Nap

Perfect Spot To Take A Nap

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LauraGray 3 years ago

mom used too much polish!

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#13 Just A Hedgehog Practicing Its Camouflage

Just A Hedgehog Practicing Its Camouflage

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ShrutiNaik 3 years ago

Only a hedgehog can manage to sleep on cactii

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#14 How My Roommate's Cat Lounges

How My Roommate's Cat Lounges

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Louliez 3 years ago

My dog does this

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#15 My Sister's Puppy Was So Tired, She Just Fell Asleep In Her Shoe

My Sister's Puppy Was So Tired, She Just Fell Asleep In Her Shoe

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BrianCrim 3 years ago

It probably passed out from the smell of her feet

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#16 McGuffin Goes To The Vet

McGuffin Goes To The Vet

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AmandaWhittaker 3 years ago

Plank.

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#17 Is Planking A Thing Again?

Is Planking A Thing Again?

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IrminaKuźniak 3 years ago

hahaha :D

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#18 My New Kitten Just Fell Asleep Against The Wall

My New Kitten Just Fell Asleep Against The Wall

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TinyDynamine 3 years ago

Tilt shift kitten

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#19 Sleeping Cat

Sleeping Cat

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Debbie 3 years ago

So adorable!!!... Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh.....

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#20 Puppy Sleeping In His Bowl

Puppy Sleeping In His Bowl

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RoxanneHughes 3 years ago

Too many carbs...?

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#21 My Cat's Been Unemployed For The Last 18 Months. I Think It's Taking A Toll

My Cat's Been Unemployed For The Last 18 Months. I Think It's Taking A Toll

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stanleyscout 3 years ago

Too funny!!!!!

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#22 Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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SharonLowe 3 years ago

Mine did that. Any creative activity she has to contribute with her expert input - sleeping on the laptop keyboard as I type, chasing balls of yarn while I knit, trying to help me sew on my sewing machine... Ad infinitum .... But she is my studio cat and greatest companion!

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#23 Sleeping Cat

Sleeping Cat

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BrianColdwells 3 years ago

Good lord, please nobody turn on the gas or light a match!

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#24 English Bulldog Puppy Fell Asleep In The Car

English Bulldog Puppy Fell Asleep In The Car

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BrianColdwells 3 years ago

Smart dog, tranny selector in Park cannot be moved unless puppy is first transferred elsewhere...

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#25 Book-Holding Puppy Is Sleeping

Book-Holding Puppy Is Sleeping

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Debbie 3 years ago

I know that feeling well!!!!!

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#26 It's So Hot, Even The Cat Has Melted

It's So Hot, Even The Cat Has Melted

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Jude 2 years ago

Salvador Dali's cat.

#27 Do You Mind If I Sleep There ?

Do You Mind If I Sleep There ?

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CihahXtinggi 3 years ago

err..nope..not at all*errr

#28 A Baby Fox Sleeping On A Car

A Baby Fox Sleeping On A Car

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AmandaWhittaker 3 years ago

:( How did it get there? Middle of a city parking lot and up on a car?

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#29 An Australian Blue Heeler Goes To Sleep On Top Of The Flock It Has Herded

An Australian Blue Heeler Goes To Sleep On Top Of The Flock It Has Herded

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BonnieGutierrez 3 years ago

I love wool blankets!

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#30 My Cat In His Favorite Sleeping Position

My Cat In His Favorite Sleeping Position

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Eulalie Grace 2 years ago

I had a cat that slept like that on the shower door top

#31 Shhh The Baby Is Sleeping

Shhh The Baby Is Sleeping

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stanleyscout 3 years ago

OMG!!!!!

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#32 She Likes To Sleep In The Bowl

She Likes To Sleep In The Bowl

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Chuck Larson 2 years ago

Do not let her see the water bowl.

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#33 He Woke Up And Started To Get Off The Couch Then Went Back To Sleeping Like This

He Woke Up And Started To Get Off The Couch Then Went Back To Sleeping Like This

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MaggieGroverBacher 3 years ago

my son every morning!

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#34 Cats Can Sleep Anywhere

Cats Can Sleep Anywhere

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Chuck Larson 2 years ago

Yes but often they wake in another place when they are not sure of the bed holes?

#35 Nap Time

Nap Time

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stanleyscout 3 years ago

Perfect!!!

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#36 Cat Sleeping In A Glass

Cat Sleeping In A Glass

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ShrutiNaik 3 years ago

Looks like Tiramisu :)

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#37 Gravity Can Wait, I Will Take My Nap Now

Gravity Can Wait, I Will Take My Nap Now

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Louliez 3 years ago

Kinda looks like grumpy cat

#38 This Guy Was Sleeping On Top Of A 25 Foot High Pole On A Bare Headland

This Guy Was Sleeping On Top Of A 25 Foot High Pole On A Bare Headland

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AmandaWhittaker 3 years ago

Probably Safer up there.

#39 Everyone Needs A Desk Corgi

Everyone Needs A Desk Corgi

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Chuck Larson 2 years ago

Just move the keyboard.

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#40 Sleeping Kitty

Sleeping Kitty

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BonnieGutierrez 3 years ago

nice warm spot

#41 Asset Hound Sleeping In Flower Pots

Asset Hound Sleeping In Flower Pots

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NatalieBlenkhorn 3 years ago

"Asset hound"! Lol!

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#42 Purrrfect Place To Sleep

Purrrfect Place To Sleep

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Bluby Fisher 2 years ago

its not asleep.

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#43 This Is Ender, My Conure. He Likes To Sleep Like This

This Is Ender, My Conure. He Likes To Sleep Like This

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NatalieBlenkhorn 3 years ago

No surprise he's a male!

#44 Just A Cat Nap

Just A Cat Nap

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MaggieStephensDougherty 2 years ago

So cute!

#45 Peaches Sleeping On The Door Handle On Our Way Home

Peaches Sleeping On The Door Handle On Our Way Home

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Debbie 3 years ago

Very cute!!

#46 Perfect Place To Sleep

Perfect Place To Sleep

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ShrutiNaik 3 years ago

Kitty sausage

#47 My Dog Is Sleeping

My Dog Is Sleeping

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Debbie 3 years ago

That is one pampered pooch!!

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#48 This Furry Guy Scurried Up A Pole And Took A Power Nap At The Top

This Furry Guy Scurried Up A Pole And Took A Power Nap At The Top

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MakenzieSheriff 3 years ago

Haha, 'power' nap

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#49 Cat Sleeping In Hangers

Cat Sleeping In Hangers

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HennaSyrjälä 3 years ago

"why is everything covered in cat hair?!" :'D

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#50 If We Fits, We Sits

If We Fits, We Sits

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Eulalie Grace 2 years ago

Cats get into the weirdest places ...

#51 Two Kit Fox Pups Rest At A Construction Site In Nevada

Two Kit Fox Pups Rest At A Construction Site In Nevada

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#52 This Is Where He Sleeps

This Is Where He Sleeps

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CeliaLarch 3 years ago

Cozy and warm

#53 My Girlfriends Cat Sleeping On The Barbecue

My Girlfriends Cat Sleeping On The Barbecue

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#54 Lumen's Favourite Sleeping Position

Lumen's Favourite Sleeping Position

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Katelyn Maree 1 year ago

I have 3 rats and they all sleep like that. They are so cute!

#55 This Rescued Baby Squirrel Was Able To Rest On A Camera

This Rescued Baby Squirrel Was Able To Rest On A Camera

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AmyLovgren 3 years ago

Or chipmunk?……

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#56 My Golden Retriever Likes To Sleep Under The Toilet

My Golden Retriever Likes To Sleep Under The Toilet

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MikiNyckel 3 years ago

Hahaha too funny

#57 Puppy Sleeping

Puppy Sleeping

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#58 Kitty

Kitty

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SmileyRie 2 years ago

In the cage, on the cage... Close enough

#59 Bruce, My Hamster, Is Weird. Here's He Sleeping

Bruce, My Hamster, Is Weird. Here's He Sleeping

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SmileyRie 2 years ago

Practicing his levitation skills

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#60 This Cat Sleeping On A Glass Table

This Cat Sleeping On A Glass Table

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MikiNyckel 3 years ago

<3 <3

#61 Honey, Can You Turn The Light Off?

Honey, Can You Turn The Light Off?

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#62 Best Place To Take A Nap

Best Place To Take A Nap

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#63 Backyard Babes

Backyard Babes

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ShaudaySmith 3 years ago

well that's magical to stumble upon!!

#64 Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

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SmileyRie 2 years ago

The rules are - there is no playing ball without me ok?

#65 My Kitten Has Been Sleeping In A Bowl To Keep Cool

My Kitten Has Been Sleeping In A Bowl To Keep Cool

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Kitkat 1 week ago

catpuchino

#66 Sleeping In Front Of The Door

Sleeping In Front Of The Door

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DianeDesAutels 3 years ago

I'm such a good guard dog, I keep bad guys out even when I'm sound asleep!

#67 My Cat Likes To Sleep Where I Can't Avoid Stroking Her

My Cat Likes To Sleep Where I Can't Avoid Stroking Her

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Shana 3 years ago

Both my cat do this. They usually leave me one tiny corner of the mousepad to move the mouse around.

#68 Baby Siberian Husky Sleeping

Baby Siberian Husky Sleeping

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EwelinaSitnicka 3 years ago

corgi :P

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#69 My Sister Caught Her New Great Dane Puppy Sleeping Like This

My Sister Caught Her New Great Dane Puppy Sleeping Like This

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#70 My Co-Worker's Puppy Fell Asleep On Her Desk

My Co-Worker's Puppy Fell Asleep On Her Desk

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#71 A Really Sleepy Puppy

A Really Sleepy Puppy

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#72 Current Mood

Current Mood

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#73 How Cats Help You Vacuum

How Cats Help You Vacuum

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SmileyRie 2 years ago

But I swear I couldn't do the vacuuming Mum, look...

#74 Like A Boss

Like A Boss

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Pi... 2 years ago

Ah... White hair on a blue cushion!

#75 This Isn't My Stapler

This Isn't My Stapler

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Pasca Mouse 2 years ago

loe how he has his toy in the drow with him so cute

#76 My Cat Chooses Some Very Annoying Places To Sleep

My Cat Chooses Some Very Annoying Places To Sleep

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GemmaMoore 3 years ago

Is that overclockers website I spy in the background?

#77 Squirrel Nest And Babies In Rain Gutter

Squirrel Nest And Babies In Rain Gutter

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#78 Sleeping Cat

Sleeping Cat

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#79 I Fell In Love With This Little Dude, He Just Cared About His Bowl

I Fell In Love With This Little Dude, He Just Cared About His Bowl

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#80 Our Hedgie Loves Sleeping In Momma's Hand

Our Hedgie Loves Sleeping In Momma's Hand

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#81 Dam Sleepy

Dam Sleepy

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#82 Christmas Is Over :)

Christmas Is Over :)

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BonnieGutierrez 3 years ago

away in a manger ...

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#83 Puppy Sleeping On The Table

Puppy Sleeping On The Table

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#84 Comfortable Kitty

Comfortable Kitty

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#85 It's Not Easy To Find The Better Place To Sleep

It's Not Easy To Find The Better Place To Sleep

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Kazi Kamei 2 years ago

It must be nice and warm in between two laptops.

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#86 Sleep Well!

Sleep Well!

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#87 Kira Passed Out After So Much Playing...

Kira Passed Out After So Much Playing...

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