On their own, animals are adorable. Add a bit of humanity into their actions and they’re even cuter, especially when you try to attribute captions to the things they’re doing. It certainly explains the rise in popularity of LOLcats and other LOLanimals. With one arm outstretched, animals look like they could be saying “go on without me” in the most pitiful way. Here’s 21 of the cutest examples of this meme in action.