Monday, October 12, 2009

Unlikely Friends

Good Morning and happy Monday. While searching doggy treats and bones on the computer, Lily and I came across unlikely friends.

We wanted to share the video and pictures with you since we thought they were cute. We found some on National Geographic and ABC site. Have a slobbering, snoring, snorting rootin-tootin, football kinda day
Benny & Lily   Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Dog

Owen the hippo and Mzee the 130 year old tortoise. Owen was stranded from his herd during a 2004 tsunami in Kenya.

                                                   Tara the elephant and Bella the dog

When Florida farm owner looked out his window July 20, 2009, during a typical summer downpour, he was mortified to see a litter of day-old piglets struggling to stave off the storm's rising waters. After bringing the piglets inside to dry off, he was astounded anew: His dog, a Rottweiler-pit bull mix, was nursing the piggys 
Animal Kingdom's Odd Couples

A red panda unexpectedly gave birth to two cubs at the Taiyuan Zoo in northern China, and then promptly abandoned them, zoo officials called on a recently pregnant dog to step in as surrogate mother. The cubs, have grown to a length of 8 inches since their June 25, 2009 birth.Wildlife experts estimate there are fewer than 2,500 adult red pandas in the world.

Nimra, a 1-year-old cat, plays with chicks in Amman, May 13, 2007. Nimra took care of seven chicks after their mother's death a month before the photo was taken.

A wolf and a donkey share a cage in Albania. This May 9, 2007, photo shows the donkey and wolf together. The donkey initially was meant to be fed to the wolf, which was caught in the northern Albanian mountains. But the animals became attached to each other, cohabitating in the cage and attracting curious villagers and local media.

Isabella, a yellow lab at the Safari Zoological Park east of Caney, Kan., has adopted three white tiger cubs that were abandoned by their mother in this July 30, 2008, photo.

Three-month-old Asian camel Ldinka bends over a fence to nuzzle an adult Vietnamese miniature pig at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, June 2, 2009.

Hope you enjoyed these pictures!


  1. Hello and thank you for stopping by to visit our mom's blog! We are always happy to make new doggy friends! Well, we are getting ready to take Mom on her walk so we will say bye for now and see you soon!! Love, Toby, Ginger and Jeter from Anchorage Alaska!

  2. Yup... and I adopted my mom cause she was abandoned in the middle of nowhere... ;)

  3. Benny! Lily!

    Wow, those are all fantastic pictures. It's amazing how well animals can get along! I wonder if I can ever do that with the cats in my house?


  4. What heartwarming pictures! We think it's wonderful for all of these mother doggies to help out these needing babies!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

  5. Wow that is so amazing! I guess anyone can be friends. I bet the humans could learn a lesson from this.Thank you for showing me that.

    licks and sniffs, Sasha

  6. Those are great stories. It's pawesome how well they all get along. Thanks for sharing!


  7. I'm called rich and I like to watch piglets suckling on dogs, mmmmmm


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