20 Gifs of Aggressively Adorable Otters Your Heart Likely Can’t Handle

On the spectrum of aggressively adorable to EXCRUCIATINGLY cute, otters pretty much rank off the freaking charts. They are so cuddly and lovable that anyone who dares to look at them for longer than three seconds runs the risk of cuteness overload, or heart failure.

For the YOLO-minded only, scroll down …  but consider yourself warned.

1. This cuddled-up cutie, just enjoying an afternoon snooze with his buddies, Whale and Crikey. AKA run. This is only the first of many.

Sleeping baby otter

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by ItIsJustOneOfThoseDays. Sleeping baby otter

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2. This baby otter whose wagging, teeny-tiny tail might actually be your last image of joy before it’s all over.

Complete and otter happiness.

A .gif image with topic of Staff Picks, tagged with and ; uploaded by Loopdeloops. Complete and otter happiness.

3. WARNING: This nappin’ chap being woken up mid-snooze is cute AND hilarious … so you will probably die from both.

Waking up a sleeping otter

A .gif image with topic of Funny, tagged with and ; uploaded by undercovergiraffe. Waking up a sleeping otter

4. Your heart is actually going to jump out of your chest after watching this adorable floating fluffball learn how to “otter.” THE. HEAD. SHAKE.

dat baby otter headshake tho

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by LauraAwesomesauce. dat baby otter headshake tho

5. Take a moment to enjoy how precious this momma otter is cuddling her sleeping puff … because it will probably all end right here.

We interrupt your regular imgur browsing for 15 seconds of an otter cuddling their baby-

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by franknstincmplx. We interrupt your regular imgur browsing for 15 seconds of an otter cuddling their baby-

6. You should really look away because this otter is cute AND has mad skills.

If You Give An Otter A Rock…

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by NineteenSeventyFour. If You Give An Otter A Rock…

7. No? That didn’t getcha? Well, here’s another cutie playing with a stone. Good luck.

Cutest little otter playing with his favorite stone.

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by SAFE4WORK. Cutest little otter playing with his favorite stone.

8. This RIDICULOUSLY ADORABLE otter in a sling is an actual hazard to human health.

Sleepy otter

A .gif image with topic of No Topic, tagged with and ; uploaded by ottercontrol. Sleepy otter

9. Please stop to appreciate this precious pair wobbling around in a cozy blanket. Or maybe don’t.

A pair of adorable fuzzy otters. This is all I needed today.

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by whycanttheenglishlearntospeak. A pair of adorable fuzzy otters. This is all I needed today.

10. You might be a goner after watching this otter NAM NAM NAM away at his bowl of kibbles.

I otter eat all my food

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by ottercontrol. I otter eat all my food

11. It’s really probably best you don’t see this little pup getting left behind by his friends and struggling to catch up.

Leave no otter behind

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by ottercontrol. Leave no otter behind

12. ATTENTION: These two baby fuzzballs cuddling in a blanket very well might be the last thing you see today.

Just 2 fucking adorable Otter puppies….

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by avokatzo. Just 2 fucking adorable Otter puppies….

13. This baby otter rolling on a rug is most likely going to flood your heart with joy … and then send it into cardiac arrest.

I otter roll around.

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by ottercontrol. I otter roll around.

14. Someone call 911 because you will not be OK after seeing this baby otter get the hiccups.

Otter pup eating and getting hiccups

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and from /r/aww/comments/4dxl18/otter_pup_eating_and_getting_hiccups/. Otter pup eating and getting hiccups

15. This tubby otter with its own personal “sushi chef” is really just too much for the heart to take.

well-off sea otter enjoying a meal with its personal sushi chef

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by WellWellWellHowTheTurntables. well-off sea otter enjoying a meal with its personal sushi chef

16. Watch out, because this baby otter having its hair combed and turned into a poofball will probably push you over the edge.

Orphan Baby Sea Otter

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by lucianlycan. Orphan Baby Sea Otter

17. You might want to start saying your last goodbyes because there is not only an otter in this but also a DOG, and they are playing hide-and-seek.

Otter plays hide and seek with a dog

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by IAmNotEntertained. Otter plays hide and seek with a dog

18. Look away, because watching this baby otter’s first time in water will for sure be the end.

Baby Otters First Time in Water

A .gif image with topic of No Topic, tagged with and ; uploaded by ThePocho361. Baby Otters First Time in Water

19. This otter doesn’t care about society or its “table manners” and will leave you feeling inspired and near death at the same time.

Otter eating Lettuce

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by DyingCat. Otter eating Lettuce

20. And finally, if you’ve somehow managed to make it through all the adorable otters, we leave you with this aggressively cute pup that doesn’t know how to use a bottle, doesn’t care to find out, but just knows it wants milk NOW.

Baby otter being fed

A .gif image with topic of Aww, tagged with and ; uploaded by FitzChevalric. Baby otter being fed

RIP.