Animals·Posted on Feb 1, 2013The 58 Cutest Things Found Behind The Scenes At The Puppy BowlHow could anyone possibly rather watch a bunch of guys in meggings run around on a field than look at all these adorable puppies, kitty halftime performers, and HEDGEHOG CHEERLEADERS?!by by Summer Anne BurtonBuzzFeed Staff, by Macey J ForondaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. EVERYTHING in this video. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 2. Puppies arriving backstage. Macey J Foronda 3. And everyone got to hold one. Macey J Foronda 4. It was magical. Macey J Foronda 5. No one could stop squealing. Macey J Foronda 6. When all the puppies had to line up to... Macey J Foronda 7. ...go play on a puppy- and kitten-sized football field. Summer Anne Burton 8. And play they did! Macey J Foronda Macey J Foronda 9. Whee! Macey J Foronda 10. When these two puppies faced off. Macey J Foronda 11. When this puppy peeked over the barrier. Macey J Foronda 12. But there were also kittens! It was cute when the kitten halftime show arrived in cardboard boxes. Summer Anne Burton 13. And when the stage got outfitted with extra-fun halftime insanity. Summer Anne Burton 14. For kittens to crawl all over. Summer Anne Burton 15. And bat at things from. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 16. These two kitten pals. Summer Anne Burton 17. All of the kittens peeking up from their enclosures backstage. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 18. This face. Summer Anne Burton 19. Kitten handlers preparing kitties to run onto the field. Summer Anne Burton 20. Kittens not being sure what to do with all this attention. Summer Anne Burton 21. Kittens in the spotlight. Summer Anne Burton 22. Kittens overwhelmed with the number of toys on the field. Summer Anne Burton 23. Actually, everything about the kitty halftime show. Summer Anne Burton 24. When confetti came pouring down on the kittens. Summer Anne Burton 25. And the people filming got their fair share as well. Summer Anne Burton 26. Then the kittens were fully confetti'd. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 27. This kitten. Summer Anne Burton 28. And especially this kitten hanging out in the corner. Summer Anne Burton 29. And then falling asleep there. Summer Anne Burton 30. OK, let's get back to puppies! Macey J Foronda 31. These sleepy dudes on the right. Macey J Foronda 32. This dog mugging for the camera. Macey J Foronda 33. And this puppy. Macey J Foronda 34. These dogs playing tug-o-war. Macey J Foronda 35. And whenever the ref has to intervene. Macey J Foronda Macey J Foronda 36. LET'S TALK HEDGEHOG CHEERLEADERS! Summer Anne Burton 37. Such as Kiwi: Summer Anne Burton 38. When someone set a hedgehog down like this. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 39. This hedgehog's face. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 40. And this hedgehog's face as well. Summer Anne Burton 41. THIS hedgehog's face. Summer Anne Burton 42. THIS HEDGEHOG'S FACE Summer Anne Burton 43. This lady whose job it is to make sure all the animals are handled safely. Summer Anne Burton 44. This hedgehog hanging out with a tiny football. Summer Anne Burton Summer Anne Burton 45. This proud lady whose hedgehog is some kind of grand champion hedgehog. Summer Anne Burton 46. This hedgehog hanging out with a small stuffed hedgehog version of itself. Summer Anne Burton 47. This hedgehog who didn't want to wear a tutu. Summer Anne Burton 48. Hedgehogs who are ready for their close-up. Summer Anne Burton 49. The families of hedgehogs watching their 'hogs on the monitors backstage. Summer Anne Burton 50. THE HEDGEHOG CONTROL ROOM. Summer Anne Burton 51. And more puppies! Macey J Foronda 52. Puppies getting scooped. Macey J Foronda 53. Shown off. Macey J Foronda 54. PUPPIESSSSSSSSS! Macey J Foronda 55. Being serious about puppies. Macey J Foronda 56. Puppies attacking puppies. Macey J Foronda 57. Groups of puppies puppying. Macey J Foronda Macey J Foronda 58. And, finally, very exhausted puppies. Macey J Foronda The Puppy Bowl airs at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday and continues for the rest of the day and night! animal.discovery.com We'll be live-tweeting the initial showing from @BuzzFeedAnimals! Watch with us.