If there was ever a perfect pairing on Instagram, it's travel and pets. You might look at a landscape and think: yes, that is beautiful. But it's still missing something. Sometimes it takes a fluffy friend to give an image that real awe (or aww) factor.

From climbing cats to daring dogs, Instagram plays the visual home to some of the most intrepid and adorable animals out there. Here are some of our favourites...

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