If you're in a bad mood, this story is sure to make you smile.
The cutest baby foxes just showed up at a house and the pictures are heart-melting.
Keep scrolling for the photos, including a selection of the sweetest pictures of so-called "zen" foxes for your scrolling pleasure...
When you think of cute animals...The first thing that springs to mind is a dog, kitten or perhaps a fluffy rabbit.
But a fox?Well, they aren't always the first thing that springs to mind... Although, it seems they actually have a very underappreciated sweetness to them.
And a recent sighting has proven this.A group of baby foxes showed up to someone's house and its quite possibly the sweetest thing we've ever seen.
But first...A photographer has captured pictures of so-called "zen" foxes - aka foxes thoroughly enjoying themselves. So, before we get onto the adorable sighting, scroll on for some of the cutest pictures you'll have laid eyes on.
"The most beautiful animals are happy animals."
via: Zen FoxesRoeselien Raimond is a Dutch photographer with an unusual muse: "Zen foxes." Ans she is absolutely fascinated by these wild animals.
She believes foxes "live in the moment."
via: Zen Foxes"It's almost as if they invested mindfulness themselves."
They do look pretty peaceful, don't they?
via: Zen FoxesThese majestic creatures know how to take some time out to center themselves.
"I love them best when they’re totally at ease: free from pain, fear, cold, hunger or any other discomfort."
via: Zen FoxesShe claims it's the state humans would describe as "happiness."
"Foxes master this comfortable state of being like no other."I mean, it seems as if we should all take a leaf out of their books.
No more stressing!
via: Zen FoxesWe should all take mindfulness into consideration more.
"Of course, they have their duties calling as well.""But once that rabbit is consumed, the territory defined and taken care of important things like procreation and upbringing, it’s time to relax."
"...And relax some more."
via: Zen FoxesThis fox looks like it's really mastered the art of meditation.
Roeselien likes to describe them as "foxy teachers."
via: Zen FoxesWhat an interesting name...
"Foxes are always 'in the moment'."
via: Zen FoxesLook at that smile!
" No need for yoga classes..."
via: Zen FoxesThis fox has got it all down.
"No need for mediation courses..."
via: Zen FoxesLook at that adorable smile!
They can even choose to zone out while they're on their feet.
via: Zen FoxesThere is no better time to relax then after a day spent hunting.
"They feel the warmth of the sun on their fur..."
via: Zen FoxesI see this fox is really enjoying its time.
"They close their eyes and then it’s a matter of just being there."
via: Zen FoxesI mean, Roeselein feels pretty passionately about the issue.
Here are a few wise words for you:
via: Zen Foxes"But if you manage to take things as they come, by just enjoying the beautiful nature around you, who knows what might happen."
This is such an amazing shot...
via: Zen FoxesImagine being able to capture a photo like this!
A little background information on the photographer...
via: Zen FoxesRoeselien has "always been a bit of a thrill-seeker and used to get easily bored."
"Through the years, I learned that an overly fanatical attitude can kill your pleasure."
via: Zen FoxesI mean, it's better not to expect a lot or you'll be left disappointed, right? This is a rule she lives by.
This shot is one of my favorites!
via: Zen FoxesWhat a fascinating creature!
So, now you're nicely warmed up...Let's get onto this week's adorable story.
A group of curious fox cubs decided to pay a grandma a visit.And the photos she took are the best thing we've seen...
The first cub to make the brave move to come to the window with this little guy...
via: VechrotexThe snaps were uploaded to Reddit by Vechrotex (who's Grandma captured the pics). “The mom comes by a lot more than the babies. She is always close when her babies are on the porch."
A couple more cubs decided to join in on the fun...
via: VechrotexIsn't this just the sweetest thing you've seen?
This cub decided to come for a closer look.
via: Vechrotex“Here in Illinois we get red foxes in forested areas, we see them a lot and it’s not that big of a deal," Vechrotex told Bored Panda. “One day my grandma saw a baby red fox and took a picture of it. She shared the picture with me and I thought it was just so cute, I decided to post it. I’m glad I was able to make so many people happy!"
via: VechrotexThis has well and truly cheered us up.