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30 Sweet Photos That Prove Cats and Dogs Can Be Best Friends

Who said cats and dogs can't get along?

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Puppy (and kitty) love

Any animal lover is familiar with the idea that dogs chase cats and cats run from dogs. And while there is a reason for that, it’s certainly not always the case! These adorable pictures show that cats and dogs can get along just fine. To try to achieve these results yourself, here’s how you should introduce unfamiliar animals to each other.

A Kitten and Dachshund Puppy Wrestle OutsideRyanJLane/Getty Images

These adorable playmates

They are the cutest friend duo around. Make sure you also check out these hilarious cat and dog photos.

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This tiny kitten with her larger friend

The puppy sure is interested in whatever she’s saying.

Shar-pei puppy playing with a British shorthair catanniepaddington/Getty Images

This bulldog watching over his tiny friend

He’ll be right there in case she needs him. These cat photos will also melt your heart.

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This adorable duo

Isn’t this the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?

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These tiny best friends

They are so cute it’s unbelievable. Here are some more cute animal photos that will make your day.

Tabby cat and great daneBetty Schlueter/Getty Images

These snuggly little friends

We’d sure love to join that cuddle puddle.

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This Labrador playing with his adopted kittens

He’s a great surrogate dad. Make sure you also check out these hilarious dog memes.

Golden retriever and a small kitten outdoor.skynesher/Getty Images

This fluffy Golden Retriever with his tiny friend

He looks so happy to be hanging out with the kitten!

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This cat giving her a kiss

Can we get a kiss too? These photos of wet dogs will also make your day.

Golden Retriever Puppy Posing with KittensDon Mason/Getty Images

This adorable trio

They must be having so much fun.

Cat And Dog Playing On Carpet At HomeChelsea Victoria / EyeEm/Getty Images

These adorable little guys lost in play

Look at how much fun they’re having. See if you can guess the cat breed from its kitten picture!

Cat Checks out Miniature Golden Doodle Puppy Asleep with his OwnerSpiderplay/Getty Images

These friends taking a nap

Sweet dreams! Find out which cat breeds make the cutest kittens.

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This cat and dog playing on the floor

You know you want to join in, puppy!

Cat And Dog Relaxing On Floor At HomeChien-Wei Lee / EyeEm/Getty Images

This gray cat and Corgi

They’re happy just hanging out together. These cat memes will also make you laugh.

Big dog and kitten playing with each otherNga Nguyen/Getty Images

These two friends play fighting

Don’t worry, they’re just joking around.

Cat And Dog On FieldNicolas Aguilera / EyeEm/Getty Images

This orange cat and her fluffy best friend

It’s a fun afternoon in the backyard! Make sure you also check out these pictures of sleeping cats.

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These bathtime friends

Some encouragement, and the cat will be all ready for her bath.

The kitten hugs the puppyArkadova/Getty Images

These fluffy friends just hanging out

This puppy only needs a minute of this cat’s time. Here are some funny photos of cats “working from home.”

3 leg Golden Retriever with her little friendly ragdoll catRoz Bannan/Getty Images

This goofy Golden watching over a kitten

He’s trying to make the baby laugh.

Dog and little cats are lying outdoor.skynesher/Getty Images

This Golden and his adopted babies

So many little kittens! Here are some more charming photos of animals “adopting” other animals.

shar-pei dog wearing butterfly wings playing with a British shorthair catanniepaddington/Getty Images

This happy little costume party

Look at those butterfly wings!

Playful Kitting With PuppyBarbara Hudin / EyeEm/Getty Images

These two playing hide and seek

It looks like the kitten is winning. Make sure you also check out these funny photos of dogs “working from home.”

Black Dog And Gray Cat On FieldNevo Sild / EyeEm/Getty Images

These two friends playing around

They’re so invested in the game.

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These best friends caught off guard

They surely weren’t expecting anybody.

red friends cat and puppy khulet on green grass at Sunny summer meadow on a warm dayNataba/Getty Images

These two friends taking a walk

Their friendship is color coordinated. These dog adoption photos will also melt your heart.

Ginger Cat with Toy Teddy Dog sitting on a striped chairoxygen/Getty Images

This ginger cat and her toy puppy friend

They’re such a good-looking duo.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy hiding from Bengal catMark Liddell/Getty Images

These two friends getting to know each other

This little Cavalier looks a little shy.

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This tabby cat and Border Collie hanging out

They love chasing each other around. Here are some adorable dogs dressed for work.

Puppy playing with orange tabby catDanielle Donders/Getty Images

These two babies having fun

They’re playing peek-a-boo.

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This affectionate duo

He’s giving the kitten a big smooch. Next, check out these funny dog photos you need to see.