Nana Qi (or Key), also known as puffygator on social media, is a talented animal illustrator and sculptor from New England, USA who has a simple mission on the internet—to spread joy—and her artwork that combines adorable animals and dreamy illustrations is perfect for that. She draws all sorts of wild and domesticated animals in her own vivid style and every single illustration is cuteness overload that just makes go "aww" and feel good inside. And you are about to find out why!

More info: puffygator.com | Instagram | twitter.com

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Calvin Suzuki
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1 year ago

Awww black cats don’t deserve the bad rep

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Growing up as a person of color, battling life events and health issues, Key found comfort in animals and art, which has become a self-therapy for her and an escape from daily anxieties for thousands of people around the world. Since she developed her own unique artistic style in March of 2019, she has been gaining acknowledgment over the internet and now has 115k followers who are in love with her illustrations. And you might join them pretty quickly after scrolling this wholesome list!

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Nana
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1 year ago

My name is actually Nana. I know you saw my message and edited the article without changing, so I’m letting people know I’m not Nina

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Jia Ying Li
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1 year ago

awwww the baby fox is so cute !!! 🥰

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"I’ve loved depictions of animals in art and drew them almost exclusively. There’s a joy and universal appeal they have over people, and for some of us, it’s easier to find representation in them. Last year, I made an Instagram account and started posting in a style that came out. So many people told me they enjoyed it that I kept going!" the artist told Bored Panda.

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Denki/Shinkami
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1 year ago

its a tuck/durtle!!! UwU his name is now tucker

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Denki/Shinkami
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1 year ago

*Gasp* His name is tiny

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Throughout her career, Key has worked with Smithsonian, Magic the Gathering, Spin Master, and more. Her illustrations were featured by Procreate, natural history museums, and other publications. As an avid animal lover, she has collaborated with wildlife conservation groups such as the Jane Goodall Institute. Key also runs a little shop where she sells bits and pieces featuring her sweet animal illustrations like prints, stickers, and pins.

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Denki/Shinkami
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1 year ago

Dude i want one of these for my birthday which is tomorrow !!!!

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Belinda Contreras
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1 year ago

So cute.... I luv it.

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If adorable illustrations of animals are what it takes to brighten up your day, we have many more in Bored Panda's storage. So check out the work of Amanda Menon, who draws chonky animals to turn people's attention to all kinds of animals, minimal illustrations by Lim Heng Swee that blend cats into landscapes and other scenes, funny illustrations of internet-famous cats by Tactooncat, or cute illustrations of animals as vegetables by PonkichiM!

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

UwU

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

O0O *GASP* iwuvwuvwuvwuwvuwvwvuuwvvwvwuwuv

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww i wuv ittt

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Rinka Yoshihara
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1 year ago

how can you draw this? I can't even draw a line.

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pansexualandproud
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1 year ago

awww

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Neil Srivatsa
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1 year ago

I think I get what this picture represents, the wild cat here is a caracal, it is know for jumping an astounding height to catch it's prey. It's prey are birds. So the artist, smartly drew the cat having wings, almost like how it jumps so high making it look like it is flying.

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Mollie Jackson
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1 year ago

those eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Celine Cornier Ahorrio
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1 year ago

the cutest!!!!

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MeepMorp5XG
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1 year ago

F L O O F

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Belinda Contreras
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1 year ago

It looks like the villian from Rio but the cute and innocent version. Luv it.

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Celine Cornier Ahorrio
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1 year ago

so pretty

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Celine Cornier Ahorrio
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1 year ago

is their such thing as a sugar bee beecause that is so cute

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Rinka Yoshihara
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1 year ago

I thought the crow was part of the dog.

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Belinda Contreras
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1 year ago

SO CUTEE. love the smile.

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Denki/Shinkami
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1 year ago

wolfy

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

awww i wuv dis

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HOT CHOCOLATE <3
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1 year ago

ok lets start naming them <3

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Maria Roberts
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1 year ago

Absolutely stunning color scheme.

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Neil Srivatsa
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1 year ago

Beautiful tiger, I'm gonna name her Tsunami.

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Oorvi Chandra
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1 year ago

Autumn for sure!

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

THE FOXES NAME IS FIRE :) ALSO SORRY CAPSLOCK IS STUCK.

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maya P.K
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1 year ago

ITS FIRE AGAIN!!!!

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Oorvi Chandra
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1 year ago

imma name her fluff

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