Get ready for some animal hugs

Oct 4, 2015, 3:59 IST

On World Animal Day, here are 10 Instagram accounts every animal lover should follow.

Darcy, the Flying Hedgehog (@darcytheflyinghedgehog)
Darcy the Flying Hedgehog looks far too prickly to any of ys, but the cuteness of his account makes up for it. No larger than the size of a palm, Darcy’s little round body is just too cute to ignore. She has over 4 lakh followers.

I bet she must be the prettiest dog in town today 💖🎀

A photo posted by Yogurt The Pirate Dog (@yogurt_thepirate) on Sep 14, 2015 at 6:06am PDT

Yogurt, the Pirate Dog (@yogurt_thepirate)
Yogurt the Pirate Dog proves that animals don’t need two eyes or control of their tongue muscles to be cute. The one-eyed Chihuahua puppy is an absolute hit on Instagram with his pirate costumes and silly expression.

If you wanted your seat then you shouldn't have gotten up... #mustachecat

A photo posted by - Hamilton The Hipster Cat - (@hamilton_the_hipster_cat) on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:18pm PDT

Hamilton, the Hipster Cat (@hamilton_the_hipster_cat)
He’s cooler than you and sports the perfect moustache without any effort whatsoever.
Hamilton is a rescue kitty and has over 2.1 lakh Instagram followers. He’s even done a music video for Friskies, a cat food brand.

I'm sorry for my inactivity lately guys.. ❤️ #booboo #guineapig

A photo posted by Megan van der Elst (@boobooandfriends) on Jun 20, 2015 at 12:04pm PDT

Booboo, the Guinea Pig (@boobooandfriends)
Booboo, an adorable guinea pig, is the muse of a photographer who goes by the nickname Lieveheerbeestje. Little Booboo wears hipster glasses, bathes in pink tubs, poses with cute fluffy rabbit ears and wears ribbons in his hair. Booboo weighs about 1 kg, is about two years old and loves to spend her days eating, sleeping and posing for the camera.

#queenofthestoragebin #foxesofinstagram #petstagram #aww

A photo posted by Rylai (@rylaithefox) on Sep 12, 2015 at 2:36pm PDT

Rylai, the Fox (@rylaithefox)
Rylai, a 5-week-old domesticated red fox is an Instagram favourite with her striking white fur and bright pink nose. She comes from generations of pet lines and would not be able to survive in the wild, according to her anonymous owner.

there's a new movie coming out, its called "Just One Of The Toys"

A photo posted by @douglovescharlie on Sep 15, 2015 at 10:37am PDT

Unlikely friends (@douglovescharlie)

The love between Doug the Cat and Charlie the Golden Retriver knows no bounds. These two gingers know there’s nothing quite like a nap with an extra cuddle-worthy friend.

I like my coffee tall, dark and hot ☕️✨ how do you take yours?  #nationalcoffeeday #barkroast

A photo posted by Menswear Dog (@mensweardog) on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:39am PDT

Bodhi, the stylish dog (@mensweardog)

Five-year-old Bodhi is a Shiba Inu who lives in New York City and pulls in up to $15,000 a month from modelling gigs. The dapper dog with a talent for wearing designer clothing has garnered more than 1.5 lakh Instagram followers and landed contracts with brands like Coach and Brooks Brothers. He probably dresses better than 99% of the men in your life.

Modeling new bow ties to benefit #thepuppymillproject #puppymills #pomeranian #dog #dogsofinstagram #iflmdog #rescue

A photo posted by Parker, Rachel & Oliver (@blinddogjacksfamily) on Oct 1, 2015 at 12:14pm PDT

Jack, the blind dog (@blinddogjacksfamily)
Jack is blind and has survived cancer but that doesn’t stop Jack from being the happiest little dog on the planet. You’ll love following him on Instagram.

Look @gypsetgoddess I'm just like you! #Yogi

A photo posted by Choupette Lagerfeld (@choupettesdiary) on Oct 1, 2015 at 11:00am PDT

Choupette, the cat (@choupettesdiary)
It’s Choupette’s world and we’re all just living in it. The account chronicles a day in the life of Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, which includes private jet rides and endless platters of shrimp.

That's not how the bed is supposed to work, Rich.

A photo posted by Richard Kitty (@richard_kitty) on Sep 27, 2015 at 12:33pm PDT

Richard, the cat (@Richard_Kitty)
Richard the cat has heterochromia as well, this time with one orange and one blue eye. Warning: if you stare at his face too long, you may begin to question reality because Richard’s eyes almost seen unreal.