15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

It’s almost impossible not to smile at the sight of a tiny, palm-sized animal

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Animals are simply adorable; they have the power to affect our mood and increase our happiness. There has actually been studies that have proven looking at cute animal photos at work can increase your productivity.

Even on a lousy day, when life throws you a curveball and you’re stressed out, it’s almost impossible not to smile at the sight of a tiny, palm-sized animal.

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“It's estimated that 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States,” the ASPCA says. “Approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States have a dog, and 30-37% have a cat.”

Owning a pet actually makes you healthier, specifically younger children. Research has shown that interacting with pets at a young age helps children socially, emotionally and cognitively.

Next time you’re feeling down, take a look at these photos. They are sure to distract you or at the least, put a smile on your face.

 

15 Adorable Animals That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand

 

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