It’s Hug A Sheep Day.
Those of you without livestock can hug somebody who mindlessly follows whatever everybody in his or her group is doing. They’re probably desperate for affection anyway.
Forty inches long, sturdy enough to ride on, expensive enough to pass if only because of the guilt-inducing eyes. Probably huggable.
Or just go with the Jellycat Squiggle (big Jellycat fan here):