riendship is a beautiful thing. It can melt away differences with laughter, spark joy in an instant and heal with a hug. Your best friend may be nothing like you—but they love you, and that’s what’s important. As these unlikely pals prove, sometimes the less you have in common, the better.
What, you don’t bring your rooster to the beach? You’re clearly missing out.
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Bunnies make the best friends and the best pillows.
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Sisters from another mister: Joanna the bearded dragon and DinDin, her Siamese BFF.
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Shirley and Stanley had a long walk to school ahead of them. A long, adorable walk.
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This is Callie and Stewart’s first selfie together. They became the best of friends, and broke the Internet in the process.
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Nothing to see here—just a chicken hitching a ride on his llama friend’s back.
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Sometimes you’ve just got to turn off the alarm clock and have yourself a proper Sunday Snugday.
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PopTart the Frenchie and his BFF Honey-Bun are beginning to tire of the paparazzi.
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Although they may seem unlikely friends, guinea pigs and cats share a mutual love of lounging and judging you.
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That feeling? That’s your heart melting all over the place.
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Fact: Pitties and chickies make the best of friends.
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Room for one more? Bella Boo Boo loves her boxer besties.
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Pucker up! Samantha likes to steal a kiss every now and then from her buddy Hank.
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Is this squad taking applications? Because if so, we totally want in.
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What do you do when the pigs steal your bed? Sleep on the pigs.
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Comet gave up playing it cool years ago—he simply loves his furry friend Cody.
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Lucy Kim is all smiles when Roo swings by for a visit.
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Monica Weymouth is a writer, editor and certified Weird Animal Lady. She lives in Philadelphia with her two rescued Shih Tzus.