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Sometimes following your dreams leads you to a goat farm in New Jersey. For Leanne Lauricella leaving a successful career as a New York City event planner to become a goat farmer was the key to a fulfilled life. She traded in stilettos for gumboots and is happier than she’s ever been.

The title of prettiest pussy on the internet is awarded to Smoothie the Cat. The British Longhair has bright green peepers and a purrfectly groomed lion-like mane. Her owner, Arvid van Boeker, is from the Netherlands and looooves taking pics of his prized kittycat.

Luna, a pomeranian, and Sebastian, a French bulldog are the definition of #relationshipgoals. Engaged since June 2016, they’re both three years old and live together in Washington, D.C. They share an Instagram account with over 70,000 followers, where you can check out their stylish outfits, fun cosplay and the cute dates they go on.

Yeah there are a ton of Hypebeasts on Instagram to follow, but few are quite as cute or furry as Zappa the Cat. Just over two years old and hailing from the fashion-forward city of Rotterdam, she’s pushing almost 40,000 followers thanks to her slick style. Always looking good in her all-white coat, it also doubles as a perfect canvas for her wardrobe stacked with the hottest streetwear brands out there.

Pitties have a bad rap, it’s no secret. Despite the misguided notion that they’re a dangerous breed the States has seen a recent surge in training and hiring pit bulls and other mixed-breed mutts from shelters for K9 Units, resulting in a diverse staff of motivated rescues. In recent years, pit bulls have been abused as fighting dogs and stereotyped as aggressive animals.

Dogs might be man’s best friend, but exotic pets make the most interesting Instagram accounts. If you want to see a raccoon having a bath or two prairie dogs on leashes chillin’ with a hedgehog, look no further. We’ve found Instagram’s top 10 strange-but-cute pet accounts so you don’t have to, check them out below… 1.

The Queen of Mean, billionaire Leona Helmsley, bequeathed the bulk of her fortune to her beloved dog, cutting out two of her grandchildren completely. In the 1990s Helmsley was sentenced to sixteen years in a federal penitentiary for tax evasion resulting in $1.7 million, however she served only 19 months of her sentence. She was quoted saying “we don’t pay taxes.

A creative human named Chris Newsome has a daily visitor to his porch, who happens to be a toad. After many evenings spent chilling together on his porch, Chris thought his toad buddy could use a hat or two. Using colored foam paper, he started with a top hat, being a classic toad fashion staple.

Shakes the dog’s story started off rough. He was born a stray, completely deaf and with a brain disorder that limits his ability to walk. Six years later, he’s inspired his community and been made an honorary K-9 officer.

A great pyrenees dog appropriately named General pulled off an escape that would make Tom Cruise proud. Locked in an animal hospital, this canine Mission Impossible involved three separate doors between him and freedom. But at 4am, it only took a few smooth minutes for him to open each door and slip into the night, undetected.