Apart from the endless memes, selfies, and foodporn populating everyone's social media feeds, there’s one other category that people can't get enough of: cute animals. Animals have been a particular obsession of the Internet, especially cats, which have long been the subject of memes.
From fluffy puppies to cats looking like they’re having a bad day, cute animal pictures provide us with a daily dose of light-hearted humor and good cheer—reasons why they work really well for social media marketing. In the Philippines, some of the Internet’s famous animals are also gaining followers just like celebrities and brands!
Here are ten of social media's furry darlings.
Sockington is Twitter's favorite cat with over 1.34 million followers who call themselves the “Socks Army.” He lives in Waltham, MA with his owner Internet archivist, Jason Scott.
The world's cutest dog has more than 17 million Facebook subscribers. Boo's cuteness has been featured on television shows and Facebook stickers.
With over 8 million Facebook likes, the most of any cat, everyone's frowning feline has no reason to be grumpy. He still does it anyway—for the fans.
The Scottish Fold cat from Japan has half a million YouTube subscribers, grabbing millions of views whenever he squeezes himself into a cereal box or plays with a string.
This time a Shiba Inu who’s famous for getting stuck in a bush and not complaining about it, Maru has almost 2 million followers on Instagram.
This quirky-looking Shih Tzu hated being alone so much she gathered more than 1.7 million fans on Instagram. She is also Twitter's top dog with over 108 thousand followers.
Mark Zuckerberg's Puli (a breed of Hungarian sheepdog) has more than 2 million followers on Facebook.
Another Twitter favorite, Kermit has charmed more than a 100 thousand people.
A Siamese-tabby mix, the cat that spent 5 months in a shelter warms the heart of her 2.3 million Instagram followers every day.
Taylor Swift's cat Meredith has held her own on social media with almost 20,000 fans on Facebook.
Pets aren't the only adorable animals in the world. A recent hashtag on Twitter has biologists showing off the cuteness of many other members of the animal kingdom.
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