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Few bonds are as heartwarming and enduring as the friendship between cats and dogs. Despite the age-old stereotype of their supposed rivalry, these furry companions often demonstrate a remarkable ability to transcend species boundaries and form unbreakable connections. The moments when cats and dogs become the epitome of best friends not only tug at our heartstrings but also challenge preconceived notions about interspecies friendships.

1. Samson and Cleo

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Samson has a hard time fitting in with other dogs. This left him a little lonely and unsure of how to play! Then, he met his first cat and his parents knew that bringing a new friend into the home could help him socially. That’s when Cleo came into the picture.

2. Oliver and Gunny

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This neighborhood cat quickly became friends with these two dogs. Now, they walk together every day.

3. Alvin and Baron

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Alvin was adopted by his mom when she wasn’t allowed to have dogs where she lived. Eventually, when she was allowed to bring a pup into her home, she got Baron. The two siblings became friends faster than their mom could have ever imagined!

4. Toby and Pablo

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Pablo is a barn cat who was not into the idea of Toby coming onto their property. But, after a little bit of time, Toby and Pablo became best friends.

5. Wesley and Wyatt

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Wesley the pit bull came into his new home and had one giant obstacle to overcome: his new cat sibling, Wyatt, not liking him. Slowly but surely, the two of them warmed up to each other. Now, these best friends spoon every day!

Although dogs and cats have a rocky history, the stories above prove that love and friendship know no bounds. Whether they connect through play, their sibling bond, or something else these furry friends have shown us that stereotypes just don’t matter!

We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to adopt instead of shop. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!

Animals Are My Favorite People by Tiny Rescue: Animal Collection
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