12 Animals whose epic fails are actually adorable

Jan 29, 2016 at 10:31 a.m. ET
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Watching adorable animal videos is arguably one of the greatest advancements made possible by the internet. Forget about accessing all of that incredible and potentially life-changing knowledge. When I click on my web browser, most of the time I'm after one thing and one thing only — adorable animal fails.

Watching cute animals struggle with life makes my own struggles that much more tolerable. We might be different species, but the struggle bus clearly does not discriminate.

Just keep retrieving
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Warning: This could bring back painful memories of childhood swim lessons and public pools.

Waffles the Terrible - Funny Cat Fails Epic Jump
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I wish I didn't relate quite so strongly to this cat. We've all experienced at least one slippery winter mishap.

cat jump fail
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So much ambition, so much fail.

Turtle eating tomato
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This turtle sums up how I feel about most over-sized restaurant sandwiches.

More: 19 Fails that prove the phrase 'easy as pie' is an oxymoron

Monkey falls out of tree after smelling finger
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Pretty sure this chimp won't be making that mistake again.

GoPro Squirrel Fail
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This squirrel clearly overestimated its ability to cling to slippery surfaces.

Blanky the French Bulldog Struggles to get Tennis ball
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Sometimes our dreams are just barely out of reach. We feel your pain, adorable little French Bulldog.

dog vine fail
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This dog is pretty much me before I've had my coffee.

More: This ragdoll cat attempting to sit in a hammock is the most hilarious thing

Owner throws treat to dogs but one of them can't seem
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Don't worry, sweet little pup. Some of us will never learn to catch. Ever. No matter how many Little League coaches and well-meaning parents take time out of their schedules to yell at us from the sidelines.

Teaching our puppy Pacino how to catch
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That stuffed bone did come at him pretty quickly.

More: 19 Halloween treat fails that are legitimately scary

dog fish fail
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That will most likely be this poor pup's first and last fishing trip.

Dot's fail
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You're not alone, ambitious little ferret. We've all been there.

Next time the struggle bus picks you up, remember that you are in good company. The only bad news is that these 12 animal fails are way cuter than most of our human blunders.

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