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21 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Hug Your Pet (As If You Needed A Reason)

"Sorry, I gotta leave work early today. I have a hug emergency."

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1. It's National Pet Day, you guys! Time to grab your favorite pal and give 'em a hug.

2. Whether they're furry...

3. ...or covered in feathers...

4. ...best friends are hard to come by.

5. So, just take a minute and think about all the times your pal has been there for you.

6. All those naps made better with their cuddles.

7. And days working that didn't quite feel like work with them by your side.

8. After all, they bring so much joy to your life!

9. And make the BEST drinking buddies.

10. Sure, sometimes they make faces only a parent could love...

11. ...but they never fail to make you laugh.

12. Even when you know they're up to no good, they're cute as hell.

13. Sometimes they make it REALLY hard for you to go to work.

I MEAN, LOOK AT THIS! How could you NOT go back and snuggle with this one?
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I MEAN, LOOK AT THIS! How could you NOT go back and snuggle with this one?

14. And they always congratulate you on making it through another day.

15. They show you just how powerful your love can be and vice versa.

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16. And they are proof we can all put aside our differences from time to time.

17. Just look at their smiles!

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18. Who better to share a newspaper with?

19. Or a quick snuggle?

20. You know it, I know it, we all know it: Our pets are our best pals and they deserve more than just a day of recognition.

21. Now go forth and hug your best friend right now!

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