With masks being essential to pretty much everyone these days, it’s not surprising that some people have been using the plain, white face mask as a blank canvas to come up with more creative designs.

When it comes to eye-catching masks, Japan has been spearheading the creation of some of their designs, like this eerie creature mask or this delicious-looking ramen mask.

But sometimes masks aren’t just eye-catching, they can be cute too. These animal face masks feature all sorts of cat and dog breeds doing the most adorable facial expressions. They’re made from polyester and even include tiny flaps for the animals’ ears.

There are currently 18 different available designs. Priced at 1,078 yen each, these animal face masks can be bought online through manufacturer Galleria International’s website.

By - Jen Laforteza.