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!

#2

Sleeping Buddy

Sleeping Buddy

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#3

The Handsomest Boy

The Handsomest Boy

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#4

Proud Rock Collector

Proud Rock Collector

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#5

A Helpful Paw

A Helpful Paw

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John L
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#7

Everyone's Best Friend

Everyone's Best Friend

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Rosa Greyhound
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#9

Otterly Amazing

Otterly Amazing

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#10

Cutest Friends

Cutest Friends

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#11

Charming Tiny Gentleman

Charming Tiny Gentleman

wholesomememes Report

| TheArtAddict |
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Perfect Pose for a happy child.

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#13

Quality Time

Quality Time

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#14

Thoughtful Pupper

Thoughtful Pupper

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김지수
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is she friends with the rock-collecting cat? xD

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#15

Bestest Citizen

Bestest Citizen

luvkittensdaily Report

cool sun
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#16

Cutest Owlfit

Cutest Owlfit

wholesome Report

LittleGirlWithShortLegs
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

viceves Report

#19

Wholesome Meme

Wholesome Meme

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김지수
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"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

doggocatcat Report

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#21

Goodest Boy

Goodest Boy

cole_elkins Report

#22

The Most Caring Cat

The Most Caring Cat

fuckersbelike Report

#23

Always There When You Need Them

Always There When You Need Them

mayrelynphan Report

Lord Beerus
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#26

Adorable Presents For Adorable Neighbors

Adorable Presents For Adorable Neighbors

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#27

Going On Adventures

Going On Adventures

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#28

Adorable Encounter

Adorable Encounter

claudiagray Report

#29

Positive Role Models

Positive Role Models

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김지수
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#32

Ultimate Joy

Ultimate Joy

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#33

Independent Doggo

Independent Doggo

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HumanBeing
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

doggocatcat Report

John L
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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