Why does fluff hack our brains into seeing cute? The working assumption is that animals that appear soft, have big eyes, round heads, and short snouts make humans think of our own children, infants, and chubby little toddlers. We may never fully know, but it’s undeniable fluffy and fuzzy little creatures bring the cute factor. No matter what shape, size, species, or color, fuzz is where it’s at!
We did some digging to discover some of the fluffiest animals on the planet including both wild and domesticated. We found some favorites that you are going to love and we learned about many fluffy animals we did not even know existed! So, if you are in need of a dose of cute, scroll through these 25 images of fabulous fluff!
This little dog’s face is the vacation your mind needed for a moment. We can bet that this teacup Pomeranian loves the wind through its luscious locks. They are one of the most fluffy breeds of dogs!
Seabirds called albatrosses definitely look very different as babies. Check out this downy coat of fluff that keeps this little chick warm. This baby bird looks so, so soft!
Lionhead rabbits are a breed of domestic rabbit recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association. The Lionhead rabbit has a wool mane encircling the head, reminiscent of a male lion. Does this look like the king of the jungle to you? Perhaps, the king of our hearts!
Here is a Himalayan/Persian cross that brings the best of both fluffy cats into one beautiful kitty. Is she a meowdel? We imagine a cat that looks this pleasantly poofed has to appear stoic and stern to keep people from touching her all the time.
The Mangalica pig grows a thick, curly coat of hair all over their bodies. They originated in Europe, Hungary, to be exact. You’ve got to do what you’ve got to do to stay warm in winter.
The Roborovski hamster also known as the Robo dwarf hamster is native to the desserts of Central Asia. They make great companions as they are docile and playful little creatures. We just love this ones little face.
Baby King Penguin
Most penguins start life looking very different than do when they are fully grown. A thick coat of fluffy fur covers this baby king penguin and makes him look so cute it is physically painful to behold.
Siberian Flying Squirrel
The Siberian flying squirrel is an Old World flying squirrel ranging from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Coast in the east. It is the only species of flying squirrel found in Europe. You can positively get lost in this one’s giant eyes.
This highland calf from Scotland looks like a cow and a fluffy teddy bear had a baby. However, it’s just a product of domestic, Highland cattle. How cute are those ears? We can’t get enough of those stubby legs!
English Angora Rabbit
Lionhead rabbits are often confused for Angora rabbits. Here, we find an English breed with a very fluffy body and even on the ears. Is this the cutest little nose you ever did see?
Pomeranian puppies are also very, very fluffy pets. Meet Leo, a twelve week old pup who has the most beautiful smokey grey coat. You know this little fur ball feels like a dream!
The Pallas’s cat is native to Tibet but can also be found in northern parts of the northern Middle East. It’s a wild cat with dense fur and with ears set lower on its head than most other cats. What an elegant cat!
Peruvian Guinea Pig
Peruvian guinea pigs are characterized by their long fur. This one has a cute little face with messy hair that you just want to pet. These are a fairly common breed of domesticated guinea pigs today. We are lucky to have them.
Samoyed are medium-sized herding dogs that were bred to heard animals like reindeer and hunt and even hauling sledges. This dog looks extra fluffy because it is! It has thick, double-layered coats. How regal!
This is a show cow that has the most striking fluff that extends all the way down to those skinny legs. We are most charmed by this handsome fellow.
The Silkie is a breed of chicken named for its atypically fluffy plumage, which is said to feel like silk and satin. Most have black beaks, but this one is slightly different. How can it see through all that fluff?
The red panda is a mammal species native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. Unfortunately, this completely adorable little animal is endangered. Full-grown, they only weigh about ten pounds. Just a little ball of fluffy preciousness!
A Bichon Frise, more often than not, looks like a child’s toy than an actual animal. These very cute and mischievous dogs are often fluffy and white with sparkling black eyes. The traditional rounded ball cut is always welcome.
Merino Guinea Pig
Similar to the Peruvian, the Merino guinea pig has a unique coat that resembles wool. We love the wiry look of their fur and bet they feel as unique as they look!
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The alpaca is a species of South American camelid mammal. It is similar to, and often confused with, the llama. However, alpacas are often noticeably smaller than llamas. We would like to be friends with each one of these.
The Ragdoll is a cat breed with a color point coat and blue eyes. They are large and muscular semi-longhair cats with a soft and very silky coat. This most affectionate cats come with plenty of fluff to make all those snuggles feel extra special.
The fennec fox is native to the Sahara Desert and the Sinai Peninsula. Its most distinctive feature is its unusually large ears, which serve to dissipate heat. It is the smallest canid species on the planet, usually weighing between one and four pounds.
Chinchillas are somewhat common pets today, although they can be found in homes in many places, they are native in the wild to the Andes mountains in South America. They have extremely soft, fluffy fur, and a baby face.
Quokka is also known as the short-tailed scrub wallaby. These adorable little animals are about the size of a house cat and they are mostly nocturnal. As you can see, this herbivore loves to munch on shrubs and other vegetation. Unfortunately, these are vulnerable to extinction right now. You will find these curious creatures on the isles of southwestern Australia.
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Chow Chow Puppy
The Chow Chow is originally from Northern China and has a stout, square little body with cute rounded ears and a double layer of fur. These fluffy dogs look like little stuffed animals when they are puppies and we think this one just saved a life!
There you go! 25 extra fluffy animals that bring the fuzz and the preciousness. We hope you enjoyed this list and it helped take your mind off of some of the stresses of your day. Bookmark this list and return to it whenever you need some fluffy time.
Andrew is a Chicago-based writer who enjoys finding the best of the internet, obsessively making lists, and cooking for friends. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a deep love for both topics. Celebrity news, pop culture, and stories that bring people together are his passions.
- 1 Teacup Pomeranian
- 2 Albatross Chick
- 3 Lionhead Bunny
- 4 Himalayan-Persian Cat
- 5 Mangalitsa Pigs
- 6 Dwarf Hamster
- 7 Baby King Penguin
- 8 Siberian Flying Squirrel
- 9 Highland Calf
- 10 English Angora Rabbit
- 11 Pomeranian Puppy
- 12 Pallas’s Cat
- 13 Peruvian Guinea Pig
- 14 Samoyed
- 15 Monopoly Steer
- 16 Silkie Chicken
- 17 Red Panda
- 18 Bichon Frise
- 19 Merino Guinea Pig
- 20 Alpaca
- 21 Ragdoll
- 22 Fennec Fox
- 23 Baby Chinchilla
- 24 Quokka (Wallaby)
- 25 Chow Chow Puppy
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