Using a select group of lesser-trafficked subreddits (/r/animalsbeingderps and/r/sittinglikehumans to name a few) and various algorithms you wouldn't understand, we've thrown out the old system and tracked down the next crop of famous Internet animals before they broke the threshold into what will surely be eternal celebrity status. You're welcome.
Take a look at our picks for the next big animal celebrities and stay ahead of the cute animal trends.
Extremely Photogenic Labrador
This photogenic, family-sized labrador (who wishes to remain anonymous) has been modeling for several years, but only recently picked up Internet fame as a side gig. Experts are calling him the canine Vincent Schiavelli.
Jack is the George Clooney of dogs. Jack's the type of dog who will acknowledge that your jokes are funny, but never really laugh out loud. He enjoys long walks and only needed to watchInception once before he totally understood it. Watch for Jack's popularity to rise meteorically during major sporting events and sweeps week.
Seen here in her spacious, New Hampshire home, lounging hedgehog has all the tools to be the next great film critic. Her favorite film is Half Baked and she's very skeptical about Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Meet Leo, a 13-year-old Italian Greyhound with a heart of gold and zero teeth. Leo enjoys eating soft foods, licking things by accident and watching The Price is Right for eight hours while his family is at work.
Babycakes, a beautiful house cat who sits like a human, is known for being shaped like both a baby and a cake. Though she spends most of her time eating and sitting, she also claims to enjoy "hiking" and "just hanging out with friends."
Nervous about buying that new patterned sweater on JackThreads? Worry no more, guys -- streetwear dog will try it on before you buy. Get ready for streetwear dog to take over the Internet in late August.