This might be the sweetest thing we've ever seen. If there was ever any doubt that interspecies friendships really do occur and can leave meaningful impressions on the animals involved, a heartwarming photo (that's now going viral) just shattered it.
A family who was heartbroken over their dog's passing created a statue to memorialize the beloved pet. They even draped the late dog's collar around the statue, so that in some small way, they still felt like their furry friend was with them forever.
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And they're not the only ones who felt that way! This sweet photo, which was shared by a Reddit user, shows the family cat snuggled up next to his dear old friend.
My dog recently passed and we got a statue and have it's collar around it in memory. This was my cat's reaction when he found it.
It's almost as if he's holding his pooch pal in an adorable one-armed hug. Best thing ever, right?