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04/18/2013 10:19 am ET | Updated Sep 02, 2015

Meerkats: Cuter Than Sloths? (PHOTOS)

By Amy Shearn

Cats are adorable. Sloths are super cute. But on those really dark days, those bluer-than-blue days, when your boss sends you off with a "Do it over," someone lets the door slam in your face in the exact moment that your paper shopping bag disintegrates and then even your cheer-up hot cocoa explodes in the microwave, you need something more. You need meerkats.

Here, proof that these small relatives of the mongoose have supernatural cheer-up qualities.

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