What can be more amazing than having a best friend? Getting a chance to grow up with him! While some of us are still looking for the one true friend, these animals already found each other and are happy to share their lives together. In this list collected by Bored Panda you'll find even the most unlikely of friendships, such as best buddies Riff the pet rat and his dog guardian Osiris.

If you were thinking of getting your pet a buddy we hope that this list convinced you. If you have pictures of your two pets growing up together, don't hesitate to add them to the list!

#1

Juniper The Fox And Moose Are Best Friends From The Day They Met Till Now

Juniper The Fox And Moose Are Best Friends From The Day They Met Till Now

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
3 years ago

They're smiling!!

Didi Nielsen
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like the dog just told a naughty joke and the fox just can't stop laughing

Meeow
Community Member
3 years ago

Video of Juniper and the fox https://youtu.be/HYngRftNbz8

Sofia Lindström
Community Member
3 years ago

Aaw cute and happy ☺

Veronique Anketier
Community Member
3 years ago

They do look happy. That makes me happy, too ^_^

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Silver Bride
Community Member
3 years ago

this picture made my day ^^

Grace Jamsranjav
Community Member
3 years ago

Smiling for the camera? Haha wow they look super cute!

Lira Mai
Community Member
3 years ago

fox are the happiest and contented animal on the planet.

Kinman Li
Community Member
3 years ago

Fox and the Hound

Rivija Kret
Community Member
2 years ago

Love them <3

Roxanne Horbatuck
Community Member
2 years ago

So cute

Julia Olivia
Community Member
2 years ago

aaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwww

Julia Olivia
Community Member
2 years ago

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

TC
Community Member
3 years ago

Moose ?

Polina Luschinskaya
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3 years ago

we have pretty similar couple ^^ jay_sai-58...dbe7e3.jpg jay_sai-58a3690dbe7e3.jpg

Bri Stone
Community Member
3 years ago

How do you end up with a pet fox?

LC
Community Member
3 years ago

This is TOO cute!!

Enilegna Rvs
Community Member
3 years ago

Such a happy pic :D

Teresa Oliver
Community Member
3 years ago

2 cute

Melissa Crews-Sills
Community Member
3 years ago

My biggest smile today!!!!

Phyllis A Davis
Community Member
3 years ago

Precious

Jan Lindner
Community Member
3 years ago

They look like they're smiling!

Diana Lantow
Community Member
3 years ago

Happiness is being with your best friend! Look at that "foxy smile"!

prestoli
Community Member
3 years ago

That fox's smile is everything!!

Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

I love Juni!

atiQah
Community Member
3 years ago

Precious

Gay Johnson
Community Member
3 years ago

recalling antics of their youth

Deborah Brooks
Community Member
3 years ago

Happy Faces!!!

Alli Oop
Community Member
3 years ago

I think when they show their tongues they're happy! Or do they need oxygen.

Justin Gries
Community Member
3 years ago

Can I "like" this twice?

Hamlets twin
Community Member
3 years ago

the fox just farted, the dog doesn't know yet

Rob Chyou
Community Member
3 years ago

great pic

China Carbajal
Community Member
3 years ago

How cute....

Dennise Hochenedel
Community Member
3 years ago

They need to let us in on the joke!

tiene
Community Member
3 years ago

sooosweet we as humans we can learn a lot of animals !!

Sevi San
Community Member
3 years ago

Look at that grim :)))))

Jennifer Staffenhagen
Community Member
3 years ago

Lol...makes me smile because they are smiling !! So precious.

Rayna MacGuyer
Community Member
3 years ago

Fox & the hound!

Seleta Garcia
Community Member
3 years ago

I hugged my phone.

Crazy Acrylics
Community Member
3 years ago

Juniper!!

Tia Yeager
Community Member
3 years ago

The dog farted haha

Lyn Ling
Community Member
3 years ago

Cap and Capper <3 xD

Flower
Community Member
3 years ago

and the winner of perfect smile in 2016 is: Juniper the Fox!

Bella Rees
Community Member
3 years ago

They're so happy! Awww

Rana
Community Member
3 years ago

look at their smile :)

Chuck Larson
Community Member
3 years ago

Why is the fox so smug?

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#2

Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

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Herb Eaversmells
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3 years ago

You can tell the yellow lab is the goof ball

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#3

Then And Now

Then And Now

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Stille20
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3 years ago

This is like the Mom of football /hockey players

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#4

Two Ginger Brothers Found In Garden Are Inseparable From Day 1

Two Ginger Brothers Found In Garden Are Inseparable From Day 1

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

I bet they're watching "Garfield:The Movie"

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#5

The Most Beautiful Twin Cats Growing Up

The Most Beautiful Twin Cats Growing Up

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Dean Clark
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3 years ago

Van Cats, breed originates from Van in eastern Turkey.

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#6

Pups Then And Now. I Forgot To Water The Other One

Pups Then And Now. I Forgot To Water The Other One

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
3 years ago

Perhaps you just watered one of them too much??

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#7

Remember When...

Remember When...

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Daria B
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3 years ago

Never changing. Even the formation is the same.

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#8

Two Ducklings And Two Of Their Best Friends

Two Ducklings And Two Of Their Best Friends

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

no way ahahah this is so adorable!

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#9

Then And Three Months Later

Then And Three Months Later

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Janice Foster
Community Member
3 years ago

OMG - just 3 mths!!

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#10

Inseparable Cats Lili And Renley Insist On Sleeping Together Even After Outgrowing Their Bed

Inseparable Cats Lili And Renley Insist On Sleeping Together Even After Outgrowing Their Bed

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Yvonne Bernal
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3 years ago

I bet their names are Ying and Yang

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#11

Kasi The Cheetah And Mtani The Labrador Best Friends Ever

Kasi The Cheetah And Mtani The Labrador Best Friends Ever

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Bella Rees
Community Member
3 years ago

that's so adorable

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#12

British Shorthair Sisters Then And Now

British Shorthair Sisters Then And Now

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

the right one's got a heart on her heart!!!

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#13

Oreo And Pumpkin Always Had A Special Bond

Oreo And Pumpkin Always Had A Special Bond

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Brigitta Zsiros
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3 years ago

I just fell in love <3

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#14

Friends Forever

Friends Forever

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Diana Chow
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww cute

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#15

Still Best Friends

Still Best Friends

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Kim Lee
Community Member
3 years ago

Bunneh!!!

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#16

Best Friends

Best Friends

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Paula Alvarez Alvarez
Community Member
3 years ago

Not the first time I see it. I still love it

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#17

Rescued Pet Rat Riff And Osiris Best Friends Forever

Rescued Pet Rat Riff And Osiris Best Friends Forever

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Samantha Cross
Community Member
3 years ago

I love how the rat looks like he's trying to be as a big as his friend got. Cute!

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#18

Adorable Pit Bulls Growing Up Together

Adorable Pit Bulls Growing Up Together

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Helle Loyche
Community Member
3 years ago

Best Christmas photo this year ❤

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#19

When Milo First Met Little Baby Stuart And Now

When Milo First Met Little Baby Stuart And Now

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Jennifer Tait
Community Member
3 years ago

Best toupee ever

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#20

Inseparable Then And Now

Inseparable Then And Now

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Wolfer Unigues
Community Member
3 years ago

The eye of the dog is different!!

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#21

Biddy The Hedgehog And His Sister Charlie The First Day They Met And Now

Biddy The Hedgehog And His Sister Charlie The First Day They Met And Now

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Paula Alvarez Alvarez
Community Member
3 years ago

They look so happy!!!!

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#22

Bubba And Rue Then And Now

Bubba And Rue Then And Now

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Mansa123
Community Member
3 years ago

I love the dog/cat relationship

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#23

Callie And Stewart Then And Now

Callie And Stewart Then And Now

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A Snail
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my gosh, that dog is BEAUTIFUL! What breed/mix is it?

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#24

Growing Up Together

Growing Up Together

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Zori the degu
Community Member
3 years ago

Their both looks are hilarious on the first picture

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#25

Peanut And Keeva Then And Now

Peanut And Keeva Then And Now

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Emília Dénes
Community Member
3 years ago

I set you free bro

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#26

Adopted Cat Brothers Continue Sleeping Together Even After They Outgrow Their Bed

Adopted Cat Brothers Continue Sleeping Together Even After They Outgrow Their Bed

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Lydia4072
Community Member
3 years ago

The brown one is so pretty

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#27

Sharing The Couch Then And Now

Sharing The Couch Then And Now

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Vera Mayer
Community Member
3 years ago

"You have to grow up fast - then we can take over the couch entirely."

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#28

Then And Now

Then And Now

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

haha cat sammich

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#29

2 Years Later And They Still Cuddle Together

 2 Years Later And They Still Cuddle Together

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Verena Pacelli
Community Member
3 years ago

That's absolutely adorable

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#30

Tucker And Stewie Then And Now

Tucker And Stewie Then And Now

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Samuel Jay Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

Man they are pretty small they look like they are only a few weeks old like my cat was that at 7 weeks and before I think

#31

Blue And Belle Then And Now 4 Months Later

Blue And Belle Then And Now 4 Months Later

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Bella Rees
Community Member
3 years ago

they grow so fast!

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#32

Nine Years Later They're Still Best Friends

Nine Years Later They're Still Best Friends

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Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
3 years ago

A perfect pair!

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#33

Then And Now

Then And Now

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E.H. Welch
Community Member
3 years ago

This is my favorite thing this year. <3

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#34

Evin & Minnie Best Friends Then And Now

Evin & Minnie Best Friends Then And Now

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Evin Sprague
Community Member
3 years ago

Hey there's a cat named after me

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#35

My Cats When They Were A Few Months Old Compared To Now, 4 Years Later

My Cats When They Were A Few Months Old Compared To Now, 4 Years Later

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Jen H
Community Member
3 years ago

the white one grew to be a BIG boy!!

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#36

Fiona And Shrek. 3 Years Ago, And Now

Fiona And Shrek. 3 Years Ago, And Now

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#37

Pitties And Kitty Growing Up Together

Pitties And Kitty Growing Up Together

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#38

12 Months Apart

12 Months Apart

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#39

About A Year's Difference From Top To Bottom...minus 1 😭 Rip Sweetie

About A Year's Difference From Top To Bottom...minus 1 😭 Rip Sweetie

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Jen H
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww, poor baby :(

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#40

Zena The English Springer Spaniel As King The Boxer's Adoptive Aunt.

Zena The English Springer Spaniel As King The Boxer's Adoptive Aunt.

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Jeryka Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

This pic is perfect

#41

They Were Inseparable For 12 Years, Til This Past Thanksgiving Day When Aiko Left Us And Went To Rainbow Bridge.

They Were Inseparable For 12 Years, Til This Past Thanksgiving Day When Aiko Left Us And Went To Rainbow Bridge.

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Kelly Crosby
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm so sorry. RIP beautiful Aiko. They are our babies, and a huge part of our families. It's a very hard thing to have to go through.

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#42

Brothers...

Brothers...

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#43

Watson And Kerbal, Big And Not So Little Any More Brothers!

Watson And Kerbal, Big And Not So Little Any More Brothers!

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Diane DesAutels
Community Member
3 years ago

The dog with light patches on the top right doesn't look like the same pattern as the dog on the bottom left. I'm confused.

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#44

Brothers

Brothers

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#45

Tigger & Lucky Bff's For 5 Years

Tigger & Lucky Bff's For 5 Years

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#46

Lex (pitbull) Was The Spoiled Child Until Leah (our Adopted Baby) Came Along, Now They Are Inseparable :)

Lex (pitbull) Was The Spoiled Child Until Leah (our Adopted Baby) Came Along, Now They Are Inseparable :)

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Amy Eales
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3 years ago

Why would you crop her ears??

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#47

Great Dane Puppy

Great Dane Puppy

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Kelly Crosby
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh, this is so stinking adorable! I absolutely love them, and how they cuddles! I wouldn't be able to ever be in a bad mood at home when I got to see all this cute!

#48

Puppies From The Same Litter Together Forever, Piper And Cubby

Puppies From The Same Litter Together Forever, Piper And Cubby

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Jeryka Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

I love that they're actually siblings

#49

Murphy & Toshio, Grey Lovely Brodas. 2

Murphy & Toshio, Grey Lovely Brodas. 2

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Bridgette David
Community Member
3 years ago

They look like troublemakers. Cute.

#50

Boots And Dale 4 Years Later

Boots And Dale 4 Years Later

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#51

Archie & Beau ♡

Archie & Beau ♡

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Nicole Romero
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3 years ago

Are they Australian sheppards?

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#52

Step-brothers For Life

Step-brothers For Life

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#53

Happy

Happy

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#54

Boots And Kate Then And Now

Boots And Kate Then And Now

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#55

Murphy & Toshio, Grey Lovely Brodas.

Murphy & Toshio, Grey Lovely Brodas.

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#56

The Fluffy One And The Tiny Neurotic One

The Fluffy One And The Tiny Neurotic One

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Judy Downey
Community Member
3 years ago

Not neurotic...A rat terrier!

#57

Little Pumpkin

Little Pumpkin

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Jeryka Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

Pure love lol cute

#58

Sushi & Kimba 7 Months Apart

Sushi & Kimba 7 Months Apart

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#59

Sweet Beni And Liri Then And Now

Sweet Beni And Liri Then And Now

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#60

Vodka Two Years Later Got A New Bed And Some Weight

Vodka Two Years Later Got A New Bed And Some Weight

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Samantha
Community Member
3 years ago

HA! I love that the cat's name is Vodka! :)

#61

G'robert And E'ben Two Birmans Brothers.

G'robert And E'ben Two Birmans Brothers.

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Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
3 years ago

Ohhhh lovely!

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#62

Reeses (10) & Bentley (8wks - 8mos)

Reeses (10) & Bentley (8wks - 8mos)

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#63

Twinkie The Dog And Nyu The Cat

Twinkie The Dog And Nyu The Cat

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Kimberly Dokken
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like Nyu has outgrown Twinkle😀

#64

We Lost Fawkes (the Dollface Persian) 8 Days Ago Very Young, Him And His Younger Brother, Barney Were Cuddle Buddies For 6 Years.

We Lost Fawkes (the Dollface Persian) 8 Days Ago Very Young, Him And His Younger Brother, Barney Were Cuddle Buddies For 6 Years.

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Bridgette David
Community Member
3 years ago

Sorry for your loss.

#65

Monkey And Louve Two Sisters. Monkey G'robert And E'ben 's Mother From Previous Pictures.

Monkey And Louve Two Sisters. Monkey G'robert And E'ben 's Mother From Previous Pictures.

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#66

Gracie And Her Daughter Willow ♥️

Gracie And Her Daughter Willow ♥️

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Jeryka Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

Love it.

#67

Nitro At 6 Weeks And At 10 Months.

Nitro At 6 Weeks And At 10 Months.