So they've been making some lit emojis in Bronze age already
I'm not usually into this kind of thing but they remind me of Miyazaki.
This book has tons of them in the end.http://rubikonriver.narod.ru/shira/stely.pdf
This site is dedicated to birbs. A birb is a cute bird. In some instances another animal (dog, cat, rodent, even a snek may qualify)