Animals and kids are the best creatures in the world. They can return a smile to your face even in the toughest of times. So if you’re having a bad day, some problems at work or at home, or maybe your mood simply turned sour — they’re ready to help! After all, a sincere smile can prolong your life by up to 7 years!
Smalljoys has collected 20 cheery pictures that can change your day for the better. So what are you waiting for? The cure to your bad mood is here! And be sure not to miss our aww-inspiring bonus at the end of the article.
1. “If you don’t give me food from your table, I’ll take it myself.”
2. Night hugs are the best thing in the world!
3. Alpacas always look like they’re happy to see you.
4. “Hi! Got some snacks for me?”
5. This baby’s ears are precious.
6. Teasing all the way!
7. The squirrel has found its favorite human.
8. “Watch me breaking free.”
9. “Hello! Wanna play?”
10. If you’re mad at your kids, remember they can be this cute.
11. “Yeeeeah. Life is gorgeous!”
12. “Mommy, look! I’m swimming!”
13. Every tiny creature needs someone to protect them.
14. When you’re sad, a friend’s hug is the best cure.
15. “What? I like this bag.”
16. “Yay! It’s disco time!”
17. “Please, don’t leave me alone!”
18. Have you ever seen a happier crocodile?
19. “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the cutest pie of all?”
20. “Haha! Stop it, man, I can’t laugh anymore!”
“Hey! Cheer up!”
Eye Heart You
This dog’s eyes are always saying “I love you.” We have to admit that we’re in love too.
Bird in Command
Don’t ask any questions. Just do what the bird says.
Just look at those paws! This fuzzy kitten brings adorable to a whole new level.
Can I have what’s on your plate?
Some dogs just know how to beg. This particular canine seems to have it down to a science.
Pllleaasseeee, Can I have what’s on your plate?
We think this might be the last dog’s long lost cousin! Imagine if they teamed up! No plate would be safe.
When you’re too tired to care
Sometimes you just need a good stretch, or a really good yawn.
The photographer found this squirrel standing in a tree. It didn’t seem at all disturbed by having people around. Could it be the new king of the forest?
Always the first one to get the joke
We don’t know what this llama is so pleased about, but we bet it’s hilarious.
Mission: Nap time
If they ever make a dog version of James Bond, we know who they will be casting! This doggie has style.
Ever have one of those days when everything goes wrong? We think this cat might be having one of those too.
Coolest dog on the planet
This dog knows how to enjoy life. We hope someone brought sunscreen!
When you’re cute and you know it
This fluffy ball of adorableness is hoping someone will put down the camera and bring out the cat toys!
Make sure to get my good side
This adorable puppy already knows what to do when they see a camera. We think they pretty much nailed it.
On the job
Janitor kitten is reporting for duty. Just don’t mistake this fluff-ball for the duster!
Just a yawning baby hedgehog
If this little creature doesn’t brighten up your day, nothing will.
Quiz time: Did you know that baby hedgehogs are blind when they are born?
The rare cow-bunny
Just in case you missed out on the antelope-dog or the mysterious cat-squirrel. Although, he’s a boy, so that actually makes him a bull-bunny. His owner promises that he didn’t mind wearing the rabbit ears.
Happiest crocodile alive
This baby crocodile is grateful for the attention. It’s hard to be scared of those teeth when they are in this good of a mood!
Fear of fruit
We’re all afraid of something. In this case, it’s definitely fruit.
Fully prepared for bath time
This dog brings his own towel to bath time. There are no struggles to get him into the water!
Baby flamingo learning to be a flamingo
This baby flamingo is learning how to stand like a big flamingo.
Did you know that they get their pink color from eating shrimp? Someone get this flamingo-in-training a seafood platter!
Happiest mama alive
Twelve puppies is quite an accomplishment! This mama dog seems to know just how amazing each one of them is.
Where’s my mic?
This music artist is sure to light up the stage. He’ll let you know when his next album will be released.
Wombats at this zoo get lots of care and attention. This one is having a pedicure with the help of two very lucky zoo staff members.
When you meet a true romantic, you’ll know. These two love poetry, movies, and hooting at the trees.
Biggest puppy dog eyes on earth
You can have anything you want!
Would you be able to say no to those eyes?