These 11 endearing odd couples show that if animals of such unlikely sorts can get along, it stands to reason so can we.
Cat meets rodent of unusual size
Cat meets capybara here, and they both seem to enjoy each other’s company!
Dogs have been known to take orphaned or abandoned baby animals in and treat them as their own, and these two bunnies sure look comforted.
A big bear hug
Baby bears are often playful, though both dogs and bears bite while playing!
A great big dog and the tiniest fawn.
Lions, tigers, and bear, oh my!
These three—Baloo the bear, Leo the lion, and Shere Khan the tiger—actually became good friends at the the Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary. Read more about their friendship here.
What a photo opp
Matching head-tilts and all.
Friends who nap together stay together
Cats love to nap in strange places, and some dogs are just patient enough to lend their backs, tails, or even heads.
The saying “getting along like cats and dogs” might have another meaning in this case.
Themba the baby elephant had been orphaned after his mother died from a cliff fall, and was feeling lonely at the animal sanctuary he was brought to. He had even lost interest in eating, until he met Albert the sheep from a neighboring farm, and they became great friends.
That’s something you don’t see everyday
Goats are known for being spectacular climbers, but we’ve never seen one hitch a ride this way.