Ready to throw a wild party? For junior rangers, shark fans, petting zoo pros and beyond, we’ve found fun animal-themed bashes that are sure to delight. Click through the slideshow below for the most creative eats, décor, and favors—all the inspiration you and your little party animals could need.

Puppy & Kitty Party

We’re paw-sitive this idea from Ice Cream Off Paper Plates will go over big with kids who love kittens and puppies. Get inspired by the chow (“kibbles and bits” snack mix!) and decorations (homemade yarn balls!) over at the Ice Cream Off Paper Plates blog.

photo: Ice Cream Off Paper Plates

What other themes do you have in mind for your party animal? Share them in the comments below! 

— Abigail Matsumoto