Scared that your best friend’s dog will bite you just because you tried petting it at the wrong place on its body? Or scared that your friendly neighborhood cat-lady becomes unfriendly the moment you decide to snuggle one of her felines?

Worry not. These 9 pictures will show you all how to pet an animal absolutely accurately.

1. Cats and Dogs

Cat and dog petting mysteries solved.

2. Chinchillas and Hedgehogs

Yes, there’s cute and all, but still handle with care.

3. Bunnies and Fish

Wait… Why would you pet a fish…

4. Piglets and Bugs

…Or a bug? Ewww!

5. Bears

Haha. Not everybody is Leo from The Revenant. So, that’s a no.

6. Horses

Could you try this on other equine animals too?. Go ahead and try it. And let us know how’d it go.

7. Unicorns

If you have a pet one, and obviously don’t want to tell us, making us believe unicorns are not real then here’s how to pet them.

8. Snakes and Wolverines

…Ummm… Uhhh…. What?

9. And the real deal Wolverine

Source: Hello UK