Today, March 13, is World Sleep Day. Organized by the World Association of Sleep Medicine, it’s an annual event that’s both a celebration of sleep and “a call to action on important issues related to sleep.”
Though education about sleep disorders and problems caused by lack of sleep is very important, we’d like to focus on the first part of the event: celebrating sleep. Sleep is a very wonderful thing — and nobody sleeps better (or cuter) than animals. Especially baby animals.
So, in honor of the blissful phenomenon that is sleep, here are 10 videos of cute animals snoozing. Grab your pillows and blankets and get some inspiration.
1. A pug
Quentin falls asleep sitting up and then keeps falling over but then sitting back up because he’s just a pug and he doesn’t know any better:
2. A little baby chick
It takes a quick snooze under the chin of a cat who is also taking a snooze:
3. A Shiba Inu puppy
This very precious, very fluffy little pup barks gently during what appears to be a great dream:
4. Baby pandas
They sleep peacefully even though one rogue cub keeps crawling all over them:
5. A baby sloth
This impossibly cute little guy goes for a big ol’ yawn before nodding off into dream-land:
6. A red panda
He’s clearly had a tough day and could really use some shut-eye if you’d be kind enough to leave him alone:
7. A kitten
He’s so talented he can sleep and purr all at the same time:
8. An owl
His name is Claude and he enjoys a nice massage before saying bonne nuit and drifting off:
9. A pig
This guy knows the only reason you should ever wake up is so you can eat a delicious cookie:
10. A corgi
Everyone knows that being this cute is simply exhausting, so this corgi should enjoy an extremely well-deserved nap beneath a cozy blanket:
Happy World Sleep Day to us all.