One of the most incredible things any human can experience in this life is the bond we form with our pets.
And one of the most heartbreaking realities is how short their lives tend to be compared to ours.
It feels like some cruel irony – an absolutely perfect and unconditionally loving companion who only gets to stick around for about about a fifth as long as do. But that short span also makes the time we do have with them all the more precious, and to be enjoyed.
Which is exactly what these older pet owners are doing. Let’s meet some cuties. (Names invented by yours truly where not provided. I just go with the vibe.)
11. Luis – Nine Years Old
We goin for a ride today?!
10. Lexi – Ten Years Old
Wherever you go, I’ll be right there with you.
9. Derpinger – Eleven Years Old
Hows come they look so very skeptical?
8. Ramble – Fourteen Years Old
He’s a ramblin’ man, and he’s still ready for some adventure.
7. Lucy – Fifteen Years Old
Your time is our time, and it is valued.
6. Kendor – Sixteen Years Old
You lay right there until he decides he’s done.
5. Ms. Kitty – Seventeen Years Old
She looks as vivacious as ever!
4. Gregory – Eighteen Years Old
In need of boops, please.
3. Fritz – Nineteen Years Old
Practically a kitten, still.
2. Snag – Twenty One Years Old
There’s wisdom in those eyes.
Just turned 21 years. He has accompanied me through teenage years, college, marriage, and was still able to meet my 4 month old baby. Thank you for a lifetime of companionship…I love you with all my ?. from aww
1. My Boy – Twenty Five Years Old
He is absolutely a cutie, what are you talking about?!
Much love to them all. Go hug your pets.
Who’s your favorite pet you’ve ever had?
Tell us about them in the comments. Several-way ties allowed.