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14 Pets That Are Here To Help You With Your Problems

For anyone who's having a rough day, pets always know the right things to say. Thanks, pets.

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1. Your rent just went up AGAIN.

At least someone understands you.
Andrey (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: akras

At least someone understands you.

2. You said something funny in a meeting today, and nobody laughed. Not a single person.

Their sense of humor just isn't as developed and mature as yours, obviously.
Rachael (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: missantsypants

Their sense of humor just isn't as developed and mature as yours, obviously.

3. Your crush is leaving flirty comments on someone else's photos.

Take a bite and forget the world.
buckle1535 (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 44901254@N00

Take a bite and forget the world.

4. Sure, you bombed on trivia night at the bar. But...

At least Boomer thinks so.
Ruth Raymond (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 27357821@N00

At least Boomer thinks so.

5. You missed your train, and stepped in gum with your new shoes.

Things will get better.
Martie Swart (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: martie1swart

Things will get better.

6. Your date flaked on you. For the second time.

This calls for emergency cuddles.
Austin Kirk (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: aukirk

This calls for emergency cuddles.

7. You've been walking around all day with your pants unzipped.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Richard Ashurst (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: -wichid

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

8. Your ex and their new fling have been posting a disgusting amount of photos together.

Charles Barkley always knows what to say.
Simon (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: ranger82

Charles Barkley always knows what to say.

9. There's absolutely nothing flattering about your outfit.

But your hair is on point. And you have a great smile. You're so good looking!
Naz Amir (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: nazerim

But your hair is on point. And you have a great smile. You're so good looking!

10. You're feeling nervous about a big presentation at work.

You'll do fine. And even if you don't, it's not the end of the world.
m01229 (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 39908901@N06

You'll do fine. And even if you don't, it's not the end of the world.

11. No one has liked the Instagram photo you just posted.

It will probably have 11 likes by the time you get back.
Richard Walker (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: richardwalkerphotography

It will probably have 11 likes by the time you get back.

12. You're worried this paper you're about to turn in is terrible.

The paper is great, and you know it, and so does Cat.
PROvszybala (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: vszybala

The paper is great, and you know it, and so does Cat.

13. You haven't been to the gym in a week.

But you've been cutting out junk food left and right!
Daniel Hall (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: pictographic

But you've been cutting out junk food left and right!

14. You got a parking ticket, forgot your keys, you're late to work, and rent was due a week ago.

Hey, you could be stuck on the moon or something. That would be worse, right?
barbndc (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: luckywhitegirl

Hey, you could be stuck on the moon or something. That would be worse, right?

Pets are always there to make you feel better about things. If you're ready to give a pet some love, take #thepetstep and search for your perfect companion here.

'Cause Pets Add Life.