Animals·Dec 17, 2014The 50 Cutest Things That Happened This Year2014 might have been the cutest year of all.by Kaelin TullyBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Harlow and Indiana got a new baby sister named Reese. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 2. This little girl snuck her cow into the house and the universe's cutest snuggle session commenced. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Billie jo decker / Via youtube.com Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Billie jo decker / Via youtube.com 3. Boots the Hurricane Katrina survivor became a nanny for orphaned kittens. Facebook: azhumane Facebook: azhumane 4. Leo the paralyzed dog got a second chance at life. Facebook: HelpSaveLeo Facebook: HelpSaveLeo 5. K-9 Lacey the bloodhound puppy started her new job at the NNPD. Facebook: NNPDs-K-9-Lacey Facebook: NNPDs-K-9-Lacey 6. Barry the pug took the cutest bath the world has ever seen. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com 7. Luna the sea otter pup was rescued and began rehabilitation at Shedd Aquarium. Photo credit: ©Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez / Via Facebook: sheddaquarium 8. Keelo and Koda became the best of friends. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 9. Munchkin the Shih Tzu proved to everyone that teddy bears can come to life. Facebook: munchkintheshihtzu 10. Snooty the manatee celebrated his 66th birthday, making him the oldest manatee in the world. Facebook: 163038223733426 11. Eisleigh and Clyde proved that they're the cutest best friends around. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 12. Mango and Lucy were the most adorable partners in crime. imgur.com JUST LOOK AT THEM. imgur.com 13. Buddy the dog taught his baby sister how to crawl. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF story.siz.io 14. The world was introduced to the cutest duo of all, Iris Grace and Thula the cat. Facebook: Iris-Grace-Painting / Via buzzfeed.com 15. This dog got a lift from his loving human after hurting his foot. imgur.com 16. Pippa the hedgehog celebrated her six-month anniversary with Earth. imgur.com 17. This dog kept a close eye on the baby while their parents were out. imgur.com 18. Mitzy the cat visited her human while she was recovering. imgur.com 19. This little girl discovered that she could hug a dog. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF cheezburger.com 20. Tally the husky shocked the world with her cuteness after being raised by cats. imgur.com / Via buzzfeed.com She even mastered her CAT POSE. imgur.com / Via buzzfeed.com 21. This sweet giraffe used her cuteness to make someone's day. imgur.com imgur.com 22. These two buddies crossed some species barriers to become friends. erhmahgerdd.tumblr.com 23. The world discovered that Puss in Boots exists IRL. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 24. This cat accidentally turned himself green but ended up looking SUPER CUTE anyway. Rex/REX USA 25. Oliver and Arashi took friendship to the next level of adorable. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 26. Pudding the fox found a forever home at the National Fox Welfare Society because she is too friendly to be released back into the wild. Facebook: National-Fox-Welfare-Society Facebook: National-Fox-Welfare-Society 27. Bear the rescue dog found a forever home and a forever best friend. facebook.com facebook.com 28. These besties spent some real quality time together. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 29. These two teamed up to create the cutest game of "Simon Says" to ever exist. imgur.com 30. And these buddies showed everyone that cows can be cuddly too. imgur.com 31. This fawn found out that dogs aren't only man's best friend. imgur.com 32. This service puppy in training fell asleep on the job. imgur.com 33. This cat met his baby brother for the first time and thought it was the best thing EVER. imgur.com 34. This dog was the greatest best man of 2014. imgur.com 35. The world was introduced to Mia the amazing quokka joey. Taronga Zoo Taronga Zoo 36. This puppy in training learned the ropes from his guide dog role model. Facebook: 199676683396741 37. This adorable baby bat slumber party showed everyone how adorable bats can be. Jurgen Freund / Caters 38. The world related to this corgi puppy when he fell asleep in his college class. reddit.com 39. This bulldog puppy learned how to howl and shattered the universe with his cuteness. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 40. This police puppy broke the internet when he tried on his future K-9 vest that he doesn't fit into yet. Jonathan Kozowyk / Via Facebook: mavestadog 41. Charlie the Maltese poodle found a best friend in a little lamb. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 42. This amazing hug took place. imgur.com 43. Peanut the bunny came into existence. imgur.com 44. Stark the husky puppy found where he belongs. imgur.com 45. This tiny hamster celebrated Thanksgiving with his friends and some teeny tiny pumpkin pies. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com ...in fact, his whole year was full of excellent snacking. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF buzzfeed.com 46. Bailey the golden retriever became very responsible. goldenbailey.com 47. This puppy pool party was the cutest event of the summer. Facebook: Lucky-Puppy 48. Ridgely the puppy had her very first snow day. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 49. This squad was the coolest crew to cruise around town. imgur.com 50. And finally, this teeny piglet frolicked into the hearts of everyone this year. View this vine on Vine vine.co Can’t get enough cute? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Animals newsletter and you’ll get adorable animals posts in your inbox twice a week!