When the weather turns chilly, humans pull on the jumpers, wrap up in scarves and stock the tea cupboard. And as it turns out, animals prepare for winter in a similar way. Did they learn it from us or did we learn it from them? We’ll never know. But we do know you’ll love this list of animals that are really ready for winter 2016, With or without the hashtag, #WINTERISCOMING.
1. Fair-weather ferrets
Thanks to these ferret-shaped ferret jumpers, not even the chilliest of days will stop this pair from feeling fine!
Photo: Very Hangry
2. Teenage mutant cosy turtles
These turtles throwback to their dino ancestors while enjoying the warming benefits of shell sweaters.
3. Hot chicks
Chickens don’t have mirrors, but that’s okay because they can bend their necks to get a good look at their dapper winter wear!
Photo: Awesomely Cute
4. Long-necked llama
Also known as A Llama Happily Demonstrates the Inefficiency of Human Scarves on Long Llama Necks.
Photo: The Loft On Broome
5. Piggy banking on winter rain
It’s ironic because people put money in a piggy bank to save for a rainy day.
6. Penguin Sweaters
True story: A 109-year old Australian human knits sweaters for penguins to protect them from oil spills.
Photo: Spy Hollywood
7. DIY hedgehog spa
This little hedgehog is patiently waiting for someone to pour themselves a cup of tea and turn his hideout into a spa.
Photo: Cutest Paw
8. Partially-covered parrot
Polly really likes his hoodie, but she’s worried about her wings getting cold (and the crackers running out).
Photo: A Plus
9. Puppy perfection
This list wouldn’t be complete without a good old-fashioned puppy in a sweater situation.
Photo: Cartoon Doll Emporium
10. High fashion horses
Thank goodness tiny horses take their winter fashion cues from humans – the result is adorable!