Humans like to think they're the only species that feels shame. Not so. If the photos below are any evidence, crippling feelings of self doubt and loathing run rampant in the animal kingdom as well, from dogs and cats to geese and tigers.

Some of these guys clearly have a reason for experiencing feelings of inadequacy; a few of them were caught at the literal scene of the crime. But others seem to betray a deeper, more pervasive sense of ennui, one that may call for sessions with a "whisperer" of some kind. Let's hope they seek out the help they need.

Take a look at these 35 super ashamed animals below and vote for your favorite sad face. Then, call your therapist: your mental health is no laughing matter.

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  • Ashamed Puppy

    "I'm really sorry."

  • Ashamed Polar Bear

    You don't want to see what he did in the water.

  • Ashamed Towel Dog

    "I got into something messy."

  • Ashamed Bunny

    "I weep at my own failure."

  • Ashamed Door Horse

    "Oh, DOG door... my bad."

  • Ashamed Newspaper Dog

    "I slobbered all over the comics section."

  • Ashamed Sneaky Dog

    "Don't look at me."

  • Ashamed Shy Dog

    "Don't look at me!"

  • Ashamed Pillow Dog

    "Ok, I did it."

  • Ashamed Walrus

    "What have I done?"

  • Ashamed Panda

    "Just reflecting on my mistakes."

  • Ashamed Seal

    "I will endeavor to improve."

  • Ashamed Dogs In Hats

    "We learned it from watching you, alright!"

  • Ashamed Christmas Lights Dog

    "I thought I was helping."

  • Extremely Ashamed Bunny

    "I don't deserve your love after what I did!"

  • Ashamed For Good Reason

    "Ok, before you say anything, here's what happened..."

  • Ashamed Contemplative Cat

    "Oh gosh, what have I done?"

  • Ashamed Towel Horse

    "Oh no."

  • Ashamed Tupperware Cat

    "Um... it wasn't me."

  • Ashamed Toilet Paper Cat

    "No, trust me, that roll was haunted. I did you a favor."

  • Bunny Shame

    "Just being here is embarrassing."

  • Ashamed Pug

    "I can't go on."

  • Ashamed Polar Bear

    "I'm inconsolable."

  • Tiger Shame

    "I just have something in my eye."

  • Dog Prison Shamed

    "This fence mirrors my shame."

  • Dog Destroyed Share

    "Who me?"

  • Cat Stove Shame

    "I haven't cleaned in weeks."

  • Dressed For Shame Dog

    "You did this to me!"

  • Ashamed Dog

    "How can you stay mad at me when I'm doing my sad face?"

  • Ashamed Goose

    "I have brought dishonor to my family."

  • Inconsolable Dog

    "Just leave me here."

  • Laundromat Shame Dog

    "I'm the reason we're at the laundromat."

  • Cat Sweater Shame

    "I've put on weight."

  • Destroyed House Shame

    "But look at my apologetic face."

  • Ashamed Toilet Cat

    "What a travesty."

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