After a long week of working, taking care of your kids, and paying attention to some pretty inconceivable news happening in the U.S., it's time for a quick break.
Cute animals are the universal love language, and what better way to slide into the weekend than with some casual GIFs of animals being adorable? There's no better way. Well, maybe add some ice cream or a stiff drink, but that's on you.
Here's a sleepy rat cuddling with a tiny teddy bear
Here's a family of sleeping dogs
Here's a baby elephant looking for a ride
Here are two dog friends in the splash zone
Here's a bubble-popping lizard
Here's a kitten who's over nap time
Here's a dog who will do whatever it takes to cuddle
Here's a puppy who just isn't quite tall enough yet
Here's a hedgehog who loves his dad
Here's a dog who found the ultimate hiding spot