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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.

Two Burmese kitties named Tara and Willow are blowing up on Instagram thanks to their hilarious recreations of famous movie scenes. Along with their humans Dave and Sarah, they’ve posted 12 scenes on Instagram so far, already racking up over 60,000 followers. Their humans Dave and Sarah said that they were inspired by a pub quiz they have every few weeks, that regularly includes movie and tv trivia.

These little piggies went all the way to the market of Instagram fame. Priscilla and Poppleton are two mini pigs with over 600k IG followers, and they’re tearing up the #minipig hashtags with some seriously adorable, cloven hooves. In classic Floridian style, the pigs wear some wonderfully drag-esque outfits with over-the-top wigs and liberal amounts of tulle.

Kai’s story was sad to start. A few years ago, some heartless humans abandoned this lovely shar-pei mix at a train station in Scotland. Tied up outside, he was left with a little suitcase with his possessions inside, including his food, bowl, toys and even a pillow.

What’s bigger than dumplings and has basically taken over the internet in China?! Meet Snoopybabe, the pie-faced eighth wonder of the world. Snoopybabe is an exotic shorthair cat living with his mom, Miss Ning in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in China.

Jack Gleeson is famous for his portrayal of the psychotic King Joffrey on Game of Thrones. He’s less famous for being a pug lover, having a small black pug himself called Debbie. Last year he Tweeted the photo below of him and a pug.