Meet the Animal Kingdom's Spooning Experts

Animals love cuddles with each other!. (Photo: Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock)

As the weather turns cooler, there's nothing better than curling up with a buddy (or two ... or three). Of course, humans aren't the only ones who enjoy quality spooning time! Cats are the most common suspects, and while dogs usually do not enjoy hugs, they are still known to be fierce cuddlers on their own terms.

Continue below to see some animals — mostly dogs and cats, but plenty of other cuddle-prone species, as well — that have perfected the delicate art of spooning.

Spooning animals: Black labs
(Photo: m01229/Flickr [CC by 2.0])
Spooning animals: Ginger kitties
(Photo: Dan Zen/Flickr [CC by 2.0])
Spooning animals: Seals
(Photo: g1ll/Flickr [CC by 2.0])
Spooning animals: Kittens
(Photo: Eli Duke/Flickr [CC by 2.0])
Spooning animals: Fiver and Siri
(Photo: Laura Moss)
Spooning animals: Shiba Inu and Chihuahua
(Photo: Muriel Vega)
Spooning animals: Coltrane and Nina
(Photo: Catie Leary)

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