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    35 Adorable Products That Serve No Real Purpose, But You'll Want To Buy Anyway

    Mostly just a lot of animal things.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pillow for those who wanna own the cutest thing known in existence AKA CORGI BUTTS. You can stop reading this list now. Just kidding, please keep going.

    Promising review: Adorably soft little corgi butt pillow! From the pink, tiny toe-beans to the perky little ears, this squishy pillow is the best! Perfect size for cuddles, and you don't have to take it outside to potty or feed it!" β€”Trinerella

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    2. A pet avocado to stare at all day, perhaps while eating some guacamole or avo toast to further heighten the wonderful experience of being a proud pet parent to this little guy.

    Get it from tinofbeans on Etsy for $6.13.

    3. A mug β€” not only will you smile at it (because of the darling animal), but you'll laugh at as well, because of how darn punny it is.

    Promising review: "This mug is very cute, and the image of the fox is very clear and the colors are true to the picture. This mug is a wee bit smaller than your average coffee mug, so just be aware that it's definitely not a big, two-cups-of-coffee-in-one-go kind of mug. Shipping was fast β€” it arrived a full week before the estimated delivery date." β€”Torrence

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98 (originally $19.96).

    4. A canned koala that'll definitely surpass any other canned thing you've ever bought β€” canned veggies, soup, tuna, beer, none of those things top a precious koala munchkin.

    Promising review: "Exactly as pictured! Adorable, well-preserved, this canned Koala is the perfect gift for anyone who loves canned things or koalas! However, the taste and texture leaves something to be desired. Couldn't get beyond the incredibly fibrous, synthetic taste of the first bite. But beyond the blatant risk of intestinal obstruction, I think this is a wonderful product! Perhaps, saving it for a time when you could use a medical excuse could be good advice for future consumers." β€”Amory

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    5. A 50-pack of colorful message pills β€” fill them with sweet messages and share the adorableness with a friend.

    Promising review: "These are the cutest little things! They were ordered as part of a gift for one of my daughter's friends and she absolutely loved them. I see these being a great little gift for others in the future too. We received a fairly good assortment of colors and expressions. No complaints at all." β€”SH

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A doggo door mat to happily greet you when you return home each day. Bonus! It won't require walks or food.

    Promising review: "Love! Looks just like my fur baby. Very soft, probably will attract every piece of dirt and fuzz known to mankind, but for less than $8 where else can you find something so adorable?!?" β€”kpsanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 16 styles).

    7. A pair of sleepy eyelashes for hanging on the wall as an adorbz little fixture in your little one's nursery, or your big kid bedroom.

    Promising review: "These are so cute! The adhesive that comes with it is pretty strong so make sure you are totally set on where you are putting them! Also come with two small holes in the back to attach to nails if you'd rather hang them up that way! They came in a super cute box and packaged very well. If you were giving these as a gift, I don't think you would even need to wrap them because the packaging is so lovely. Love them, probably going to purchase another set soon!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A mini garden dragon you can rely on to get you to spend even more time outdoors...because you're gonna wanna sit by your plants and just gaze admiringly at this sweetheart.

    Promising review: "Oh man, this little guy is so cute!!! My hubby bought him as a surprise for me after it sat on my wish list for months. He's so little and just packed full of personality. Every fairy garden needs a baby dragon. Also, less than $10 is a great price, have you seen the cost of these things else where?! Yikes! Definitely a good deal!!!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.15.

    9. A cute stuff grab bag to buy if you wanna open a surprise baggie of just cute collectibles like buttons, stickers, charms, and more.

    Promising review: "So cute! Fast shipping, super nice product, and cute designs get you a five star review and a happy customer!" β€”Keirra Anzivino

    Get it from pookatdinocrafts on Etsy for $5+ (available in three sizes).

    10. A sloth car decal that'll not only be a precious passenger in your car, but an awfully quiet one. Like you may forget he's in there until you get out of the vehicle.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    11. An eight-pack of kitten keychains. They're getting all cuddly in baked treats and piping hot lattes and you can relate to them on a spiritual level.

    Promising review: "I adore these cat keychains. It comes with all of the cats as told, and they are amazing quality. They don't feel cheap and are quite durable. I just honestly love them, I definitely recommend them as a gift for anyone who loves cats." β€”Karina

    Get them from Amazon for $29.

    12. A whale tissue box cover for making your ordinary box of tissues an extraordinarily cute nightstand fixture.

    Get it from Walmart for $24.94.

    13. A five-pack of tree elves ready to watch over your plants (don't let their cute confused faces trick you into thinking they're not capable). Plus, they glow in the dark!

    Promising review: "Pretty much what I expected! They're super cute. Got as a gift for a friend and now I don't want to get rid of them." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $3.72.

    14. A mermaid flipper to help you achieve your dreams of being a normal human by day, and a mystical sea creature by night.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $100 (available in two colors, sizes S–L).

    15. A plush elephant that'll just sit there patiently waiting your warm cuddles like the wittle peanut it is. Get it? Because of the myth that elephants eat peanuts?!

    Promising review: "Are you feeling like the world is lost? Like your soul is being sucked into a colorless void? Even if that's not the case, this little guy will make you feel so much better! Yes, I'm an adult. Yes, I drive and make my own decisions. I also sleep so much better knowing that this little fella cares about me, and we can snuggle whenever I feel the colorless void approaching. The elephant is even more adorable in person. Kids would like it too, probably." β€”Natalie Bledsoe

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95 (originally $22, available in two colors).

    16. A Danboard action figure β€” you might spend any and all free time you have playing around with this guy. He's not just cute, but he's also extremely cool.

    Promising review: "Love this little product. Bought it as a birthday present for my friend. She loved it!! Cute, little petite creature, hehehe." β€”Douglas Harriman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59.

    17. A roll of 100 pupper stickers for rewarding your own very good behavior with a sticker of a very good flufferoo.

    Promising review: "These stickers are very nice and the price is certainly right! There are six different dog pictures that have good color. Each sticker can be easily torn off the roll. They stick very well to cards or paper, even if the paper is textured. Besides, I LOVE dogs β€” my dog is right next to me, hoping for a treat!" β€”Sany123

    Get them from Amazon for $5.81.

    18. A miniature sand box to give you another excuse to ignore your real-life responsibilities and just build mini sand castles all day. After all, life is a BEACH and you're just playing in the sand.

    Promising review: "I bought this to put on my desk at work, and it's a hit. It can make a long conference call bearable, and it draws visitors to my desk, because nobody can resist the sand." β€”D. Dryburgh

    Get it from Amazon for $11.46.

    19. A bunny ear cat cap that'll make your pumpkin of a fuzzball even cuter than they already are. Like, I'm sorry in advance, but your heart might explode. But at least you're going down happily.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    20. A crying unicorn candle for a sad, but TBH, kinda adorbz piece of decor. It's a mood.


    Promising review: "Girlfriend loves this item! It was slow to get going but once you have had the candles all the way down, it looks like the picture!" β€”Jonathon

    Get it from Firebox for $26.29.

    21. A three-pack of edamame keychains that'll reveal those precious bean faces with the press of your fingers β€” just don't eat them otherwise they'll be very, very sad.

    Promising review: "These are ridiculously cute. It would be nice to have some choice in the expressions since you don't know which you're going to get, but they're really cute and funny." β€”A. D.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.10 (originally $12.99).

    22. A nerdy alpaca pin to kill the pin game with, because I can basically guarantee not many people can say they own a pin of a pink alpaca wearing a tie and glasses, but they should.

    Get it from ModCloth for $29.

    23. A fridge pet that'll happily greet you when you're hungry or thirsty, and kindly scold you if you keep the door open too long. Oh yeah, and they speak in Japanese.


    Promising review: "Impossibly cute and totally useless but I love him!" β€”Gemma

    Get it from Firebox for $26.69 (available in three styles).

    24. A batch of giant stuffed french fries for an adorable, plush version of the best food known to man-kind. Not recommended for dipping in ketchup.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $32.

    25. A soft and tiny penguin β€” it only takes staring at her for less than five seconds before you'll decide you definitely need the little gal perched on a shelf in your bedroom.

    Promising review: "So cute and soft! Bought this as a gift for my penguin-loving friend and it did not disappoint. The 'fur' is super soft and cuddly." β€”Haley Foppiano

    Get it from Amazon for $5.93 (originally $6.99).

    26. A chubby light-up unicorn β€” it just sit around in all its fluffy greatness, being all lit and cute and everything, and basically just wanting nothing but to be your BFF.


    Promising review: "I never knew I needed this until I saw it. It's amazing! It's a unicorn! It lights up! What more can you want?!" β€”Alex

    Get it from Firebox for $46.09.

    27. A four-pack of marshmallow mugs that'll greatly surpass any other mugs you own because of their rosy cheeks, darling smiles, and bb eyes. So precious you might be hesitant to actually drink out of them.

    Promising review: "I can't wait to use these with hot cocoa, whip cream, and sprinkles! The kids will love them, and adults too. Very charming! I thought they were a nice size for cocoa sipping." β€”Rpapa

    Get them from Amazon for $39.95.

    28. A squeakey sushi plush dog toy so you watch your CUTE dog play with a CUTE toy, and just experience a whole lot of CUTENESS.

    Bonus points if your doggo's name is SUSHI.

    Promising review: "This is such a cute toy! My dream has finally come true β€” I can eat sushi with my dog while she has sushi too! I didn't even notice in the picture that there's a cute little face on the side. Plus, it was delivered the next day!" β€”Tamara Graham

    Get it from Amazon for $7.33 (originally $11).

    29. A Tamagotchi toy for an added dose of cuteness, procrastination, and, of course, nostalgia in your day. Even when your pet Tamagotchi pesters you because it needs to be fed or cleaned, THEY'RE STILL LOVABLE.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20.

    30. A FunKo Wall-E keychain to make you feel all the feels when you're simply looking to get out the keys to your car or apartment. Just look at those treasured eyes staring at you, begging you for affection.

    Promising review: "This keychain is adorable! I bought it not because I needed a keychain, but because I love the Wall-E character, and the movie he was in remains one of my all-time favorite feel good viewing experiences. Love it!" β€”C. S. MCBRIDE

    Get it from Amazon for $5.92 (originally $6.99).

    31. A six-pack of kitty garden ornaments that'll make the most purr-fect addition to just about any outdoor landscape you didn't even know you needed until now.

    Promising review: "The sweetest little cats ever! Will be perfect to sit among my houseplants. The best type of kitty that won't ever dig up your plants!" β€”Dizzy Fizzles

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

    32. A four-pack of plant-hanging animals to liven up all your indoor plants and succulents.

    Promising review: "I got these for mom as a just because surprise. They are super cute! She hid them in different corners of the house and moves them around from time to time. My four-year-old loves hunting for them when she visits her." β€”Wild Rumpus Mom

    Get them from UncommonGoods for $22.50.

    33. A 12-pack of koala pencil huggers that'll make taking notes in class, writing a strongly-worded letter, or even making the grocery list an enjoyable task.,

    Promising review: "I actually use these for my stethoscope and my pediatric patients love them! Very strong grip and exactly as pictured." β€”Samantha

    Get them from Amazon for $10.49.

    34. A stuffed kitty wrapped like a burrito for the one item in your life you didn't know you were gonna be in desperate need of until this second. I mean, honestly, who came up with this? Bravo to them.


    Get it from Firebox for $26.29 (available in three styles).

    35. A 12-pack of butterfly wall decals to add a whole lot of majestic-level preciousness to any room in your house.

    Promising review: "Love them! I just put them up last week and they really spruce up a dull wall. I didn't like how some were placed and was able to change them without leaving any residue." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $1.35 (available in five colors).

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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