It was a ruff year.
This year has not been an easy one, but these are the heroic cats and kittens who helped us navigate it. Let us pay them tribute.
"MAKE THIS YEAR END." —these cats
Cute historians are already saying that 2013 is one of the cutest years on record.
A shot of pure love, straight to your heart.
2013 was just a really great year for Pomeranians.
We can never return to a time before these boops. They have truly changed the course of history.
Thanks to these cats for making our year.
LOOK AT THIS FREAKIN' CAT GUYS
Dogs are man's best teacher. Here's all the things dogs taught us on Vine this year...
In what was undoubtedly the best year ever for animal cuddling, these were the moments that stood out.
To be a truly great animal photobomber you must first be an artist. After that, obviously, you have to be an animal of some kind. These are the animals who 'bombed the best in 2013.
BRB gonna go explode now.
Animals are so weird.
OMG I CANNOT.
Congratulations to all of the corgis that made this year's list! You all rock, never change.
If Instagram was a real physical place to visit, how would you even survive the cuteness levels?!
2013 was the year of the pug.
As we scoot on out of 2013, let's take a look back on some adorable little scoots.
The best, cutest, and most viral dog moments of the year.
Ranked from CUTE to CUTEST.
An ode to the dogs who made us feel better about ourselves this year.