Can pets see the Pokémon in the frustratingly addicting Pokémon Go? Obviously not. But suspend your disbelief a minute and look at all these cute pictures of people’s pets interacting with invisible creatures that are almost as adorable as they are.
The latest trend out of Japan, home of weird trends like harmonica-playing vacuum cleaners and baby arms that look like bread, is all about taking pictures of your pets appearing to interact with the Pokémon in Pokémon Go. It’s always good to see Japan be strange in a cute way, instead of strange in a “DEAR LORD WHAT?!” way.
Japanese Twitter users have been tweeting out pictures of their pets “seeing” Pokémon ever since the game was released in Japan Friday. Here are some of our favorites:
What do you think? Is this trend just too cute, or is your heart too cold and warped to take joy in the little things? Let us know in the comments below or @WhatsTrending on Twitter!