23 Unbelievably Cute Pictures of Sleeping Animals

There’s something special about sleeping animals. They’re so innocent, so fuzzy, so utterly squeezable it almost hurts. Well, if you’ve got a case of the Mondays, we have the perfect fix. Here, we present our list of 23 of the cutest sleeping animals in the world. Well, what are you waiting for? Check it out for yourself below!

Number One. Let’s get this list started off with an adorable sleeping cat.

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cuteanimalpicturesandvideos.com

Number Two. You knew a sleeping puppy was next – have you ever seen anything more precious?

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fundogpics.com

Number Three. You’ve heard the expression “sitting duck,” but how about “sleeping duck”?

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Stephanie Hayes

Number Four. Sloths are the world’s best sleepers, and they sure do look cute while they do it.

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i.imgur.com

Number Five. Hamsters are one of the most popular pets in the world, and after looking at this picture, there’s no wonder why that is.

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Marjolein via flickr.com

Number Six. Sonic may have been a fast-moving hedgehog, but not every hedgehog is energetic. This little guy knows that nap-time is best.

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stuffpoint.com

Number Seven. Has a pig ever looked more peaceful than this?

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zastavki.com

Number Eight. It’s not easy to be a squirrel, and this little guy proves they need their beauty rest.

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ironammonite.com

Number Nine. Pandas spend most of their day eating fibrous bamboo, so it’s no surprise that sometimes they get a little tuckered out.

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gokunming.com

Number Ten. The only thing better than a baby goat is a sleeping baby goat.

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themeparkreview.com

Number Eleven. Some people count sheep to get to sleep, but don’t forget that they need to sleep sometimes, too!

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attackofthecute.com

Number Twelve. This little cow has had a hard day of eating grass and mooing.

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thekitchensgarden.com

Number Thirteen. Lions might be ferocious, but when they’re sleeping they’re just adorable.

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dailybackgrounds.com

Number Fourteen. Deer are easy to spook, but not when they’re sleeping!

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i.livescience.com

Number Fifteen. Horses are some of the most majestic and graceful creatures, and they’re just as beautiful when they’re sleeping.

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i.ytimg.com

Number Sixteen. Baby elephants need their beauty rest too.

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ryot.org

Number Seventeen. Penguins spend a lot of energy staying warm, and there’s no better way to save up that energy than with a quick nap!

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Gary Miller

Number Eighteen. Bunnies spend so much time procreating that it’s no wonder they sleep like babies.

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7-themes.com

Number Nineteen. Koalas aren’t known for being the nicest creatures, but when they’re sleeping it’s an entirely new story.

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pcwallart.com

Number Twenty. This giraffe might have some neck problems when it wakes up from its nap.

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brightlifeblog.com

Number Twenty-One. Raccoons are known for being particularly sneaky, but when they’re sleeping they just look cute.

Jamuudsen via flickr.com
Jamuudsen via flickr.com

Number Twenty-Two. Bears can be deadly, but not during naptime!

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fyqyfz.com

Number Twenty-Three. Of all the sleeping animals, it’s hard to get any cuter than sleeping otters. Thanks for reading!

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