Friends come in all shapes and sizes — and species.
Humans have bonded with animals for centuries, and we aren’t the only ones! From adorable dog and cat duos to other interspecies relationships, our four-legged companions know the true meaning of unconditional love. Prepare for your heart to melt as you check out 15 of the cutest furry BFFs below!
1. Nothing can quack the bond between Mickey the golden retriever and his feathered friend John.
2. “Our neighbor sent me this adorable display of pure joy between our dogs.”
“They finally got him a stool so he could greet his big friend properly.”
3. Sky the dog bonded instantly with The Gentle Barn’s newly-rescued calf Lewis. Now they’re inseparable!
4. Could these two be any happier together?
5. Emmett the cheetah and Cullen the Labrador make unlikely but adorable roommates at the Columbus Zoo!
6. “These horses always come for a kiss whenever we walk past.”
7. “We adopted a new cat not knowing they’d become inseparable.”
8. The perfect match!
9. “I went to the shelter to adopt a dog, and I found those two in this posture. I couldn’t separate them, so I end up adopting both of them.”
10. Predator and prey? More like two peas in a pod!
11. They may look different, but they’re deer friends all the same.
12. “Friendship through the toughest of times.”
13. The real-life “Fox and the Hound.”
14. “My aunt’s goat thinks it’s a dog. It won’t associate with the other goats and only hangs out with the dogs.”
15. The teeniest kitten and its gentle giant.
Our hearts can’t take it! While we couldn’t possibly pick a favorite pair, we can say these friendships prove that love and affection are limitless.
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