Opossums have a reputation for being pests. But while it’s true that they sometimes get into places they shouldn’t, it doesn’t make them any less adorable. In fact, it’s well past time that these wonderful creatures got the recognition they deserve as some of the cutest little fuzz balls in the animal kingdom.

Don’t believe us? Take a look!

1. Some people only think of opossums as pests.

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2. But those people are missing out on some serious cuteness.

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3. I mean just look at them!

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4. Baby opossums might just be the most heartwarming little critters on the planet.

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5. They love hanging out together just like us!

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6. They’re just as sweet as can be when you give them a chance.

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7. Sure, they are a lot cuter when they’re not hiding behind the boiler in your basement.

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8. Were you really gonna call animal control on this little guy?

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9. They’re really almost kind of magical.

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10. Just look at the ears on this little guy. He’s like a real-life Mickey Mouse!

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11. This guy really just wants to chill out and relax with you.

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12. They’re super skilled acrobats.

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13. And they know how to give great hugs!

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14. They have some pretty adorable relatives, too!

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15. These pygmy possums are too cute for words…

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16. It’s like someone combined the cutest parts of every animal.

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17. Look at his little hands!

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18. Yep, I think I just had a cute stroke.

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19. Enjoying your watermelon, guys?

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 20. So… do you believe us now?

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Oh my god, I think I’m actually in love! They’re definitely unusual but I still think they’re just so darn cute! If they want to sneak into my house and rummage around in the kitchen they’re welcome any time.

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