If you’ve never heard of “Kitty kankles” before, you’re not alone, but in a second you’ll wish you’d learned about them sooner.
Cankles – a concept you’re probably more familiar with – refers to broad ankles that merge with the lower leg without the leg tapering in, giving the legs a stocky appearance.
And Kitty kankles are simply kittens with cankles – that is, kittens with adorably stubby legs.
We know what you’re thinking and yes, it is exactly as cute as it sounds.
On Reddit, there’s an entire subreddit, aptly named “kittykankles“, that is dedicated solely to sharing pictures of cats with adorably thick legs and we just can’t get enough.
Below, we’ve collected some of our favourite images so that you too get to enjoy the magic of “kitty kankles”. You’re welcome.