As many mothers out there will appreciate and know all too well, motherhood isn't all that's it's made out to be and although it's an incredibly rewarding experience it can be exhausting and highly stressful at times, but don't worry, you're not alone in this.
Of course the negatives are hugely outweighed by the positives, but when it comes to the not so good side of motherhood these animals know exactly how you're feeling. Here are 16 hilarious photos of animals that fully understand the joys of being a mum.
1. Excited about becoming a mum!
2. This is my life now...
3. Motherhood can be extremely tiring.
4. This is not what I signed up for.
5. Keeping a close eye on the little ones.
6. That face says it all.
7. This cat thought she'd found peace until they found her.
8. Nothing is sacred anymore.
9. "When will this ever end?"
10. Looks like mum is enjoying herself here!
11. Suddenly, having kids didn't seem like such a good idea.
12. The look of an exhausted mother.
13. Trying to get a few moments of rest.
14. They're escaping!
15. No energy left.
16. That expression says it all.