21 Animals Who Made It Their Top Priority To Make Us Smile In 2017

They definitely had a hand in cheering us up!

As we ready ourselves to usher in the new year, let’s not forget about all of the reasons we had to smile in 2017. And let’s admit it: cute animals provided us with a lot of those smiles! Chosen from a list originally compiled by InspireMore, these 21 animals definitely cheered us up the most this past year. πŸ™‚

#1 This adorable smiling Alpaca

#2 Lennu, Finland’s “First Dog” πŸ™‚

#4 This hedgehog enjoying Christmas

#5 Frida, the dog who saved lives after the Mexico City earthquake

#6 This pup in his $9 pirate costume

#7 The raccoon who took refuge from fireworks on a porch

#8 No “cone of shame” here! πŸ˜‰

#9 This cat who thinks he’s a person

#10 This dog trapped in some sheep

#11 “So my dog has a closet for all of his neck ties and bow ties”

#12 This father and son

#13 “Our foster dog gave birth yesterday. To baby cows” ?? πŸ˜‰

#14 “Heyyyy why is there a hole in my flower garde…..Oh!”

#15 This dog who had a party with all of his friends

#16 This bird who looks like he’s fresh from the shower

#17 Cats will be cats! πŸ˜‰

#18 These traveling pals

#19 Oh, you know. Just a deer enjoying an apple. πŸ™‚

#20 This hedgehog who goes on all kinds of adventures

#21 This dog who would escape just to hug his friend