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These Crazed Animals Have Had Too Much Coffee And Need To Calm Down

While some humans enjoy their morning cups of Joe, these crazy cats (and dogs and dolphins) have officially raised the bar for java junkies everywhere. In honor of National Coffee Day, here are the wildest, wackiest animals that have definitely had their fair share of the good stuff. So if you’re hitting that afternoon energy slump like us, scroll down. These creatures will give you a boost.

Will twerk for coffee.

"Maybe that fifth cup was overkill ..."

"It's Monday. I'm too hyper to focus ..."

"With coffee on my side, I'll definitely beat the tortoise this time."

"THIS IS MY FAVORITE. DAY. EVAAAAAA."

He's so excited, and he just can't hide it.

"Excuse me, you're in the way of my hyperactivity."

"Coffee? More coffee? Where's the coffee?! COFFEE!"

"Hey mom, look what I can do!"

"The best way to wake up -- coffee and a shower!"

"I want more. Give me moreeeee."

"... What. Is. That. Glorious. SMELL?!"

"It's EVERYWHERE!"

"I need more. Like right now."

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