From regularly occurring mass shootings to Donald Trump’s call to temporarily ban all Muslim immigrants from entering the United States, this year has felt particularly disheartening in many respects.
When dark days get us down, we like to take a moment to remember that there’s still good in this world — and oftentimes it comes in the form of a furry friend.
Here are our favorite cute animal videos from 2015. Because, you know what? Baby pandas.