02/04/2013 04:38 pm ET Updated Feb 05, 2013

7 Adorable Animals Helping With Housework (PHOTOS)

We love our cats and dogs, especially when they can make a not-so-fun activity (like cleaning) more bearable. So when we came across the little kitty who couldn’t wait to dust, we were reminded of all the times our furry friends appeared to be trying to pitch in with housework.

Whether they're just keeping us company while we do laundry or even holding the dust pan when we sweep (now that's kind of impressive), we appreciate our furry friends helping out--opposable thumbs or not. Click through our slideshow to see 7 adorable animals acting like humans by lending a hand with chores.

Animals Doing Housework

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