Tokyo-based Instagrammer Shota Tsukamoto proudly snaps shots of his pet hedgehog named Darcy (best known as @darcytheflyinghedgehog), arguably the cutest little hedgehog in the whole world! The spiky little girl is the epitome of "aww-worthy" as she comfortably sits in a shoe, lounges on a deck of cards, curiously investigates a prickly brush her size, and takes a nap in the palm of her owner's hand.
The adorable little pet is a 3-year-old hedgehog named after the former bassist from the band The Smashing Pumpkins. Like the musician that inspired her name, Darcy is a "pointy, edgy girl," though only in the physical sense. Despite her spikes and the fact that hedgehogs are typically a protective and cautious breed, Darcy is an affectionate and lovable little animal.