9 Insta-famous Pets You Need to Follow Right Now


Move over food posts, selfies, vacation shots and makeup tutorials! The best accounts to follow on Instagram belong to some furry friends. These aren’t your classic puppy and kitten Instagram stars. Instead, we chose to highlight some unconventional pets who are making a splash on social media. Whenever you’re in the need for a quick hit of cuteness, look no further than these critters’ Instagram accounts where you can see some of the world’s cutest creature striking a pose for the gram.

Pumpkin the Raccoon
Pumpkin the raccoon

Don’t worry about running into Pumpkin the Raccoon in the daylight; she won’t bite. This little bandit, who was rescued by a family – a human family to be precise –  in the Bahamas, thinks she’s a dog instead of a raccoon. She spends her Bahamian days relaxing with her doggo siblings and swimming in the bathtub.

Exempel the Bunny

Exempel the Bunny

You know what they say: “Lead by Exempel . . . the Bunny.” This adorable mini lop bunny hails from Sweden where she embodies the essence of a millennial with her on-trend flower crown, her hobby of shredding on her blue skateboard and her dedication to helping her owner catch the perfect candid shot of her floppy ears.

Hamlet the Piggy

Hamlet the Piggy

To pig or not to pig is the real question. Hamlet the Piggy from Los Angeles is probably best known for the lovable costumes that her mom dresses her up in. What’s our favorite Hamlet getup? Obviously the one where she’s dressed in an In-N-Out Burger costume. Pig-N-Out anyone?

Diddy Kong and Yeti Kong

Diddy Kong and Yeti Kong

Who says you can’t keep monkeys as pets? Because Diddy a Common Marmoset and Yeti a Hybrid Marmoset are living the luxe life as pets in Miami. Their account has plenty of videos of these domesticated marsupials causing shenanigans around their Floridian home.

Juniper the Fox

Juniper the Fox

Juniper is a little nocturnal cutie who loves to be cuddled and lounge around during the day. From hanging out with her boyfriend Moose the Dog, to cuddling with her owners, Juniper is sure to brighten your feed.

Teddy the Shetland Pony

Teddy the Shetland Pony

Tons of people wanted a horse growing up, but you know what would have been even better? A teeny-tiny Shetland Pony like Teddy. This self-proclaimed international heartbreaker will give you all the cute factor you need and take you back to your childhood days of wanting a pony.

Lionel and Lilo the Hedgehogs

Lionel and Lilo

Have you seen anything more adorable than these two little hedgehogs put in front of super cool backgrounds? These spiky little sweethearts reside in Charleston, South Carolina with their mom Anna where they spend their days just chillin’ in the palm of her hand (or in a cone in the palm of her hand).

Jack the Cockatiel

Jack the Cockatiel

Cockatiels are famous for their bright feathers, and Jack is no different. This guy is the center of attention, and you can tell with all of his posts that have in front and center sporting his beautiful and colorful feathers.