Having a mother of a day? Tired of the state of the world? Looking for something to cheer you up? Then look no further than this seriously wholesome list of animal memes. Compiled by Bored Panda, the cute photos below are guaranteed to turn your frown upside down.

And it's all scientific! It is known that petting adorable animals or even looking at one releases oxytocin - your happiness hormone. Besides making you happy, animals are also great in relieving stress and making you feel calmer. In short - this cuteness overload you're about to experience is even more positive than you could've thought.

But, enough of the sciency stuff. From smiling frogs and cutest dogs to friendly sea lions and ratatouille-loving rats, your troubles will soon disappear when you feast your eyes upon this happy and uplifting bunch of cute critters. Let us know which animal photos are your favorites, and don't forget to vote for the most wholesome meme!

#1

True Love

True Love

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Suli Hibiscus
Community Member
4 years ago

I need to give this more arrows

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#2

Sleeping Buddy

Sleeping Buddy

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cool sun
Community Member
4 years ago

Cows are cute, gotta show them some love.

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#3

The Handsomest Boy

The Handsomest Boy

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Yume Yume
Community Member
4 years ago

Awe this lovely guy

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#4

Proud Rock Collector

Proud Rock Collector

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| TheArtAddict |
Community Member
4 years ago

The look of pure joy on her face.

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#5

A Helpful Paw

A Helpful Paw

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Even the four-legged children are there to help.

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#6

The Most Important Things

The Most Important Things

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Lou Wow
Community Member
4 years ago

The purriest suitcase. Ever.

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#7

Everyone's Best Friend

Everyone's Best Friend

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Rosa Greyhound
Community Member
4 years ago

I kinda feel it should be in a kids book 'The friendly Capybara'

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#8

Happiest Little Frog

Happiest Little Frog

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Danny Giusa
Community Member
4 years ago

"Kiss me, so I can turn finally into a princess"

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#9

Otterly Amazing

Otterly Amazing

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Plumber's apprentice hard at work.........

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#10

Cutest Friends

Cutest Friends

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cool sun
Community Member
4 years ago

They even look alike! Such a cute couple!

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#11

Charming Tiny Gentleman

Charming Tiny Gentleman

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| TheArtAddict |
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm screaming too. Let's scream together. *screams like a banshee*

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#12

Smiling Ear To Ear

Smiling Ear To Ear

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Perfect Pose for a happy child.

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#13

Quality Time

Quality Time

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Lou Wow
Community Member
4 years ago

Funny looking Persian kitty.

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#14

Thoughtful Pupper

Thoughtful Pupper

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김지수
Community Member
4 years ago

Is she friends with the rock-collecting cat? xD

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#15

Bestest Citizen

Bestest Citizen

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cool sun
Community Member
4 years ago

Wish my cat was that decent...he's all about EXPOSURE.

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#16

Cutest Owlfit

Cutest Owlfit

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LittleGirlWithShortLegs
Community Member
4 years ago

I think i just teared up a little. I didn't know I could do that just from looking at a picture.

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#17

Instant Best Friends

Instant Best Friends

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Burcu Erbakan
Community Member
4 years ago

They are so terribly cute, I wanna kiss them and squeez them and cuddle them...

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#18

Emotional Support Cat

Emotional Support Cat

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

Animals are the BEST people!

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#19

Wholesome Meme

Wholesome Meme

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김지수
Community Member
4 years ago

"We found him!" "Really, where?" "He's on your..." "Yes?" "He's on your... uh..." "Tell me!"

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#20

Perfect Spot To Chill

Perfect Spot To Chill

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

"......and its an exact fit too." :D

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#21

Goodest Boy

Goodest Boy

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Gina Eck
Community Member
4 years ago

this doggie looks very much like my MamaDog.

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#22

The Most Caring Cat

The Most Caring Cat

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

I would! There will NEVER be a divorce!!

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#23

Always There When You Need Them

Always There When You Need Them

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Lord Beerus
Community Member
4 years ago

We trained our rats to do that, rats are actually really smart

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#24

Cutest Rescue Crew

Cutest Rescue Crew

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Burcu Erbakan
Community Member
4 years ago

This was in Turkey, once in a while something good happens too...

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#25

Tiny Blep

Tiny Blep

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LittleGirlWithShortLegs
Community Member
4 years ago

Every girl wants a cutie like that.

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#26

Adorable Presents For Adorable Neighbors

Adorable Presents For Adorable Neighbors

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darknessIsMyOutfit
Community Member
4 years ago

They're going nuts for them.

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#27

Going On Adventures

Going On Adventures

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김지수
Community Member
4 years ago

Nobody's too old to have fun ^^

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#28

Adorable Encounter

Adorable Encounter

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LizzyM
Community Member
4 years ago

In Dutch, seals are actually called sea dogs

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#29

Positive Role Models

Positive Role Models

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김지수
Community Member
4 years ago

"Anyone can cook" *Gravy sets the house on fire*

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#30

Baby Pangolins

Baby Pangolins

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

THEY DO!!!!

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#31

Tiger Cosplay

Tiger Cosplay

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Charleen Crawford
Community Member
4 years ago

giant cherrios!

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#32

Ultimate Joy

Ultimate Joy

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Natasja Biasi
Community Member
4 years ago

Not the same cat.. Whats the point? 😂

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#33

Independent Doggo

Independent Doggo

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HumanBeing
Community Member
4 years ago

It's a bit sad, but the owner is probably following him. If he's not... *Calls police*

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#34

Spending Time With Loved Ones

Spending Time With Loved Ones

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

When ur parakeets have just taken a bath, and its still a bit cold, they can always use a little extra warmth. :D

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#35

Cutest Employee

Cutest Employee

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John L
Community Member
4 years ago

Fly the Friendly Skies of Uni..............Wait a minute!

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