All of us humans succumb to the marvel called the Internet from time to time. Okay, more like "most of the time" but let's leave it there and carry on to the topic of all the surprising things you can find there. Sure, we have social media with all the famous people, and cats, and dogs, and hedgehogs, and what not. We even have the lesser known platforms where all the rest of us mortals can knock ourselves out and post whatever miracles we come up with. All of these sound kind of normal but who could have thought that Google Street View would be an equally good spot to find something surprising. That something being... Your loved one who passed away long ago! Some people have recently stumbled upon some images of their deceased pets and relatives and were so moved to see them in their natural surroundings, they just had to share that with the Internet. Take a look at some of these heartwarming examples.

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"My dog Henry of 16 years died last year after just old age caught up to him. As I was checking Google Street View for my house recently one day I noticed it wasn't an up to date photo. Miss my bro every day but thanks Google for not updating the street view and please never change it. Forever guarding the house."

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Noez 🇸🇪 2 weeks ago

I love dogs 😍😭😍😭

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Mia Cardenas 2 weeks ago

This made me cry. I lost my mom a year ago :-(

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Nini Meow 2 weeks ago

I immediately love this catto

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"Google Street View car had unknowingly snapped photos of one art student's grandpa in Switzerland while he was gardening in his front lawn, a year or so before he died. She said "It was incredible seeing him just standing there, exactly as I remember him."

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Ceredwyn Ealanta 2 weeks ago

Let's take a moment to appreciate that amazing garden. Nice foxgloves, one of my favourite flowers.

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"It's really rare you ever see someone you know captured in the google camera. But, there was my grandma sitting on her front porch reading her news paper enjoying life. What surprised me, was that google captured one of the last few pictures of my grandma, because she passed away less than a year after that picture was taken. I thought it was such an uplifting and awesome picture because it showed just how laid back and awesome she was. Might not mean much to anyone else, I just thought I would share."

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Rebekah 2 weeks ago

This one is just great.

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The Girl on Fire 2 weeks ago

Even if Google Earth does update your area, you can see the past versions by clicking the date in the top left corner and selecting the past date you want.

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"My old dog got also captured on street view. Forever frozen in time."

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Mia Cardenas 2 weeks ago

beautiful

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Julie Armstrong 2 weeks ago

:'(

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“My grandpa died in 2017 and no one had any pictures with him from recent years. He only took photos when he was holding babies, and all us grandkids are in our teens and 20s. But I did this same thing and found a Google Street View photo of him mowing his front lawn from 2016. It was really good to see him doing something he loved to do and was always doing when he was here.”

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He is love 2 weeks ago

This is nice

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Elizabeth 2 weeks ago

eek! Home address. Open this picture in Paint and block out your address before posting online please!

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"Grandpa passed away last year. Google Street View shows him and my grandma on the porch holding hands. I took a screenshot just in case."

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Mia Cardenas 2 weeks ago

Oh this made me cry

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Kathy Baylis 2 weeks ago

Capture this shot and keep it.

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"[My dog] has been dead 8 years now. Likely barked at it, he did at every strange car in the cul de sac."

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Grapeling 2 weeks ago

I love how the contributor of this one seems to be able to truly feel the dog's spirit after seeing the frozen image ;w;

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"The image [of my dad] appeared to be snapped in August 2007. But my siblings and I never saw it until after my father’s death in January 2011."

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Aidyn06 2 weeks ago

aww i love this

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Sardonic Scribe 2 weeks ago

"Straight drippin'"?? Gawd, I'm getting old.

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JAYDA SHUTTER 2 weeks ago

I see it!

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