20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

According to statistics, 68% of households in the US own a pet. And the bonds people develop while living with their fluffies can impress you to your core. From the love in the eyes of pets and their owners to the hugs they give to each other — you’ll find it all and more in our article.

We at AZtag collected a set of photos that show genuine love and friendship between humans and animals. Caution: you might want to get a pet right after reading the article!

1. These guys seem to be sad about their owner’s wedding.

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

2. This cafe allows the dog to pay for cookies with leaves.

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

3. When you share everything, even music:

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

4. A cat hugging his mom after being lost for 5 hours

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

5. “As I was saying goodbye, my dog did this…”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

6. “How are you doing this, man?”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

7. “My boyfriend and my cat have a special bond…I feel like the third wheel.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

8. “I need hugs like this.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

9. “I went out of town for 2 days! Ginge hasn’t left my side.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

10. Mutual hugs

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

11. How many cats does it take to change a lightbulb?

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

12. “Molly likes to sleep while I rub her belly.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

13. Happy birthday to you!

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

14. “What’s up, man?”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

15. “Look at me, human! Why are you always staring at that stupid box?”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

16. “When our son was born, we figured he’d bond with one of our 4 dogs. Imagine our surprise when he became best friends with our bad-mannered, pissy cat.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

17. “I left for deployment a week ago and my wife sent me this today. That’s my pillow.”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

18. “Sure! I’ll hold it for you. Not an issue!”

20 Human-Animal Bonds That Are Worth Their Weight in Gold

19. Sailors created this small hammock for the kitten that was living on their ship during the war.

20. The way this cat is looking at the guy is simply, “Awww!”

Are you a happy owner of a pet? Do you have photos that show how close your bond is with them? We’d be glad to hear from you in the comments!

Preview photo credit Ms.Best / Pikabu