Two cuddle-worthy news items have hit the internet recently, one involving cafe-dwelling hedgehogs, and the other an orphaned wombat.
Let's check out the stories.
Hedgehogs have always gotten bad press owing to their prickly nature. Regarded by many as the animal version of a cactus plant, they don't easily inspire cuddlesome thoughts.
But now a cafe in Tokyo has taken upon itself to change people's perceptions, according to a Reuters report.
A "hedgehog cafe" has opened in Tokyo's Roppongi entertainment district, where you can sit and spend time with hedgehogs. You can watch them, play with them, and of course, cuddle them as much as you like.