March 6, 2014 5:22 PM EST

This week, the very cute and cuddly lion cubs who live at the Oregon Zoo — named Kamali, Zalika and Angalia — had their first hangout with their dad, Zawadi Mungu. He isn’t all that receptive to their desire to play with him, but he’s probably just stressed out because fatherhood is daunting.

Most fathers aren’t lucky enough to have kids who are this cute, though, so he should count his blessings.

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