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Did you know Penn State University has an unofficial mascot with 10 times the followers of their official mascot the Nittany Lion? Named Sneezy, she isn’t just one of the many grey squirrels or students found in the area, she’s become a symbol of school pride and unity. Several years ago, a new Penn state student named Mary Krupa befriended Sneezy and thought it would be cute to make her a little hat.

Tracy Morgan has been a fan of the famous ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau since he was a child and if you ever visit his home, you’ll see why. He started to collect ocean life as pets, starting with a giant Pacific octopus named Bwyadette. Morgan loves his octopus and says he’s “dolphin smart”.

It’s safe to say that Colonel Meow was one of the internet’s first cat obsessions. He continues to pull in $5,000 annually in YouTube royalties for looking like a super villain. The feline woolly mammoth became an internet sensation after his owner posted a shot of him in 2011 to Facebook and Instagram looking enraged.

Just when we thought Scott Eastwood, son of Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood, couldn’t possibly be any more of a dreamboat, we stumbled across this Funny or Die parody of The Bachelor. Check out Scott’s hypnotizing baby blue’s below, you will not regret it. (Full video at the bottom) There he is, in all his shirtless glory, amidst a literal dog-pile of adorableness. Can this day get any better?

St. Francis of Assisi (the patron saint of animals) would be proud of the newest addition to a Bolivian Monastery: Friar Moustache. The Schnauzer named Carmelo was adopted by a Franciscan Monastery in Bolivia and has quickly become the Monks favourite brother.

Poppy is a puppy who faced impossible odds: young, alone and unable to use her back legs. She also lives in a remote region of Botswana in southern Africa, where lions and many other predators could easily make her their lunch. In spite of this, she had the heart to survive and in turn inspire others.

Today we learned about a goldfish that needed help and was saved in the cutest way possible: with a tiny aquatic “wheelchair”. Taylor Dean, an animal lover and educator on Youtube, has a friend named Derek that works at a local aquarium shop who shared his good deed for the day with her. My friend made a wheelchair for a goldfish pic.twitter.com/QghXTY7rme— Taylor Nicole Dean (@taylorndean) March 10, 2017 Derek told Taylor that a customer brought in their pet goldfish, saying that the fish couldn’t swim properly or stay upright.

Emma Watson, once just a regular student at Hogwarts, has now claimed official Disney Princess status #MajorKeyAlert. Starring as Belle in the new live-action Beauty and the Beast, she’s been busy touring to promote it.

Cotton was found blind and living outdoors by a nice human named Joe in Florida. When leaving food outside for his cat, Cotton came out of nowhere and started eating the food. Joe could see the kitty was very hungry and in bad shape, with rough fur and his eyes crusted shut.

Last month a fire broke out in an Oregon barn, sadly killing the animals living inside. This included a few goats and pigs, along with a litter of puppies. Daisy the momma dog managed to survive, as her humans had to hold her from running into the burning barn.