There’s not much we can expect animals to understand. Some dogs might be smarter than a toddler, but at least toddlers get smarter over time. Some animals just never quite get what life with humans is all about.

These 35 pets are trying to figure out how to navigate the human world. Whether it’s sitting like a human or sitting ON a human or simply trying their best to help, it’s clear these furry friends are in need of a little more information. But no matter how clueless they are, they’re still adorable.