The Internet Has Fallen in Love With a Cat Whose Tongue Permanently Sticks Out | 22 Words

It doesn't take much for someone's pet to go viral. Us humans seem to love nothing more than pouring over adorable animal content and it seems today, that content comes from no other than the nation's underrated favorite: cats.

But this one kitty might be the cutest we've ever seen.

Who doesn't love cats?

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These furry felines are some of the nation’s favorite pets.

Yes, cats have some serious competition with dogs...

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But, as it turns out, the beloved cat is actually a more popular choice of a pet than the high-maintenance and very needy dog.

Not only are they adorable...

Cats are also very independent pets who clean themselves and they generally create a minimal fuss in the house.

There are hundreds of breeds across the globe.

And there are new ones being discovered every day.

Many draw in significant attention for donning unique features...

Take these "Poodle Cats," for instance.

Even one of the most popular breeds of cat have viral-worthy features...

Like these rather grumpy looking Maine Coon kittens, for example.

Cats also make from some hilarious online content...

As one cute kitty has proven this week.

Meet Zimes.

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The cat has a unique look - and a surprisingly sad backstory.

He has a permanent "blep."

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Giving him a cheeky appearance at all times.

His appearance is thanks to an attack.

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Zimes was a stray who was attacked by a pitbull aged just four weeks.

Luckily the tragic tale has a happy ending.

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Zimes was adopted by a loving cat mom.

Margot Riemer loves her unique feline.

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"This attack was not an accident. This person just released his dog to kill stray cats for fun. I really cannot imagine someone doing something so horrible," she explained.

"When the tongue started to come out, he got even cuter! He loves everyone, he lets everyone hug him and love him."

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In Zimes, Margot says she's found a "pure love that healed me."

The duo are inseparable.

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"We sleep together, he eats from my plate ..."

"I take him on walks, he talks to me, he wakes me up in the morning, we are just always together."

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"The different ones are the best ones."

"You are the most creative, the most loving, the most inspiring, strongest of all! Never hide who you are and never be ashamed!"

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What a truly beautiful message.

And it seems the internet agrees.

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As Zimes's Facebook page is filled with fans.

And we can see why!

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Who wouldn't love that face?

We want to snuggle with Zimes.

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We're so glad he got the happy ending he deserved.

We should all be more like Zimes.

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Fancy seeing another cute animal with a difference? Scroll on!