#1 Cats and birds are natural enemies, but nothing stopped this kitten and chick from becoming the best of friends.
Alexander Fedorov / solent / East News
#2 I befriended a parrot. She cuddles and purs like a cat.
dworkin18 / Via reddit.com
#3 Anjana, the chimpanzee, befriended a 21-day-old tiger cub as soon as she first laid eyes on him.
Barry Bland / Via typepad.com
#4 My 92-year-old grandmother is under hospice care. Her best friend never leaves her side.
snoblitz / Via reddit.com
#6 Lindsay, a 12-year-old girl fighting a rare aging disease considers a weightlifter called “The Beast” her BFF.
davidthebeastdouglas / Via instagram.com
#7 My friend’s uncle loves posting pictures with his bird!
Iraatsi / Via reddit.com
#8 You’re only ever comfortable enough to nap like this with your closest friends.
mac_is_crack / Via reddit.com
#9 By the look of happiness on this green iguana’s face, you know that marmoset will always be its bestie.
IN CHERL KIM / Via flickr.com
#11 My Grandma celebrated her 80th birthday this passed weekend, and a friend of my Uncle’s showed up wearing the sweater my Grandma had made him when he was a teenager to show her he still had it.
pushpathmaddams / Via reddit.com
#12 My cousin made secret friends with the little Amish boy down the road and he brings his little cart and horse to come say hi to her every few days.
CosmicHarambe / Via reddit.com
#13 A wild fox and a stray cat crossed paths once in Turkey and now they could be a Disney movie.
standstrong / Via imgur.com
#14 This 9-year-old girl is teaching the 68-year-old man that sells ice-cream in front of her school how to read and write.
oijuliana / Via reddit.com
#15 This 5th grader comforting his friend after getting out the first round of the spelling bee.
i_had_ice / Via reddit.com
#16 My nephew and his yellow lab.
uhwatwat / Via reddit.com
#17 The halls of a high school in Texas filled with students supporting their classmate after his mother lost her battle with cancer.
beet111 / Via reddit.com
#18 My son asked if he could walk to the bus stop a bit earlier than usual today because another little boy was standing there getting drenched.
Lady_of_Shadows / Via reddit.com
#19 That one friend who’s always your shoulder to cry on:
imatsol / Via instagram.com