But when they were asked to step inside a special room for "kitten therapy," those worries melted away. (Trust us, 1:30 is a moment of pure joy worth waiting for.)
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The goal was to brighten everyone's day. As you might have already guessed, mission accomplished.
This adorable video was posted by Soul Pancake, the same YouTube channel that brought you the internet's most popular tiny pep-talk deliverer, Kid President.