Sometimes, you just need a helping hand, and it turns out, our pets are always there for us when we need them. Whether we need a shoulder to cry on or the newspaper from outside, our pets are always up for the task.
Keep reading to see some animals who really know how to be supportive. Some of these animals might even be a little too supportive...
A Turtle And His Cat
This cat likes to hang out in the turtle tank whenever the turtle needs a furry rock to climb on. It's a win-win situation.
The cat loves sitting under the warm light, and the turtle gets a comfy seat.
Paying It Forward
This dog used to have a rough life before he found his forever home.
When he saw a stray dog outside his yard, he dragged his blanket over to his new friend.
The Designated Driver
How are all of those puppies supposed to get around if there is nobody there to drive them? This mamma Bernese Mountain Dog is a dog with a job.
She's going to get those puppies wherever they need to go.
A Cozy Kitty
Reddit user toast100 posted this photo of his cat with the caption, "Rescued this sweet boy from the shelter on my birthday. He did not like people, as he was abused before.
He spent a week hiding under the bed and another week not letting me touch him, and look what he did today. My heart feels so full!"
This Cat Is The Best Babysitter
This mom heard her baby crying in the next room, but by the time she got to him, he had fallen back asleep.
Her cat heard the baby crying and leaped into action.
The Best Work Buddy
This cat is always there to lend a helping hand whenever his owner is working on a PowerPoint presentation or a new spreadsheet.
Head-butting the keyboard is an important part of the job.
These to cats have been dating for more than a year now. They often eat dinner together and take naps side by side.
They're always there for each other whenever one of them needs a friend.
This bearded dragon loves snuggling up with his owner's two cats. A heat lamp is great, but it can't replicate the warmth of a sleeping kitten.
Cats are the best huggers.
The People's Choice
This dog lives very close to an elementary school, and every day he walks students to and from their kindergarten classes.
He did such a good job that he was awarded a star on the school's walk of fame.
The Office Supervisor
This Twitter user posted this picture online along with the Tweet, "pre-pandemic, my dog got treats whenever I left for work. Now she gets treats when I go to my desk.
I've accidentally trained her to be my supervisor. This is her waiting in my office for me to stop eating lunch."
Need A Pencil?
This dog loves to bring his owner pencils whenever she is doing important writing work.
If only he could sharpen that pencil for her, too. Now that would be amazing.
The Perfect Pillow
This kitten thinks that her best dog buddy is the perfect pillow.
The dog doesn't mind acting as a bed for his little kitten friend. These two really get each other.
Fences Can't Keep Them Apart
These two pups are best friends, and a silly little fence isn't going to keep them away from each other.
They're still going to hug it out. Why are they so cute?
A Little Lunch Buddy
This bird sits by this man every day during his lunch break.
All this man has to do is sit down on the bench, and a few minutes later, the bird appears.
Helping Her Get Over Her Fear
Reddit user Phoenix_girl911 posted this photo online with the caption, "After a lifelong phobia of dogs, my mom seems to be getting over it.
This is how her and my dog look at each other."
The Best Therapist
This is Mowgli. His owner posted this photo of him online along with the caption, "I was crying at 2 a.m. when Mowgli jumped into my bed.
He tried to console me by licking my face, snuggling up next to me, and bringing me one of his bones."
Good Guy Pigeon
This pigeon swooped in and saved this driver from getting a ticket.
Who knew that pigeons could be so helpful? Maybe we should hire them to do this full-time.
A Ball To Make You Feel Better
This dog saw that his owner was upset, so he went into the other room, got his toy ball, and brought it to her to make her feel better.
Dogs are the best.
These two best buds always share a sleeping bag when they go camping.
They stay warmer when they're snuggled up together, and they love each other's company. They're even spooning!
A New Best Friend
This guy was in the market for a new best friend, so he went down to his local shelter and picked up this little black puppy.
These two are already getting along so well.
This lizard was in need of a helping hand, so his friend stepped up to the plate. Lizards always seem to be holding each other up.
Who knew we could learn so much from lizards?
A Grooming Session
These two monkeys are giving this stray dog a free grooming session.
People pay a lot of money to get their dogs groomed, but these monkeys are providing the service out of the goodness of their own hearts.
A Wild Connection
Somebody posted this photo online with the caption, "I was mowing the grass and I found this hare. My grandma fed him and they had a connection.
When she cooks, he's near. When she watches TV, he’s on her lap. They even sleep together."
Taking The Dog For A Walk
This 13-year-old golden retriever loves to take his 8-week-old brother out for walks. It turns out that dogs make the best dog walkers.
He's a real pro and doesn't get tired too easily.
An Adoptive Parent
Squirrels will actually adopt squirrel babies if they are abandoned. They'll put the abandoned baby in their own nest and care for it like it's their own.
Who knew squirrels were such good parents?
Holding Her Up
This dutiful male lizard hangs from the top of his enclosure so that his mate has somewhere to sit and sunbathe.
She's a high-maintenance kind of girl, but he doesn't mind.
Chilling With A Good Girl
It turns out that cows make excellent back rests. This cow loves hanging out with her human friend.
She makes sure he's comfortable and he makes sure she's happy and fed.
A Helping Hand
This man was clearing out snakes from a bog in the jungle when an orangutan came by to offer him a helping hand.
Clearing out snakes in a bog seems like the worst job ever.
The Hard To Reach Spots
This old rabbit isn't as flexible as she used to be. It's hard for her to clean behind her ears.
That's where her cat friend can help her out. These two have a good thing going.
Three Cats On An Office Chair
These are official office cats. Their job is to sit on this office chair and keep it warm in case anybody needs it.
If somebody needs it, they're supposed to get off the chair. They don't, though.
What A Welcome
This pup is the best host! Who wouldn't give this place a five star rating with such a warm welcome like that?
I bet he keeps coming back to check on you, too.
Sharing Is Caring
This sweet baby waits every day for the UPS driver to come by so that she can share her toy with him.
Dogs are such pure souls. We don't deserve them.
Best Belly Rub Ever
It was so nice of that butterfly to be looking out for the dog.
They were flying by and saw someone in need of some affection so they went right to it.
What A Cute Couple
Have you ever seen two birds more in love than these beautiful souls?
You can tell they have that kind of bond that is going to keep them together forever.
He's Just Worried
He knows how terrible bath time is for him and he doesn't want his human to suffer through the same ordeal!
A slobbery toy makes everything better. At least in a dog's world.
You gotta love those hangouts where you can be productive but still enjoy each other's company.
It was so nice of this hamster's human to get them a bed they can chill in.
She's Smitten With Him
Who doesn't want to be looked at this way?
No one is going to love you as much as your parents or your pets. These are just the facts of life.
Shh...Don't Wake Them
The dogs that nap together, stay together. Must be a lazy day at the dog park for these guys.
But napping with your friends still counts as hanging out.
Best Train Ride Ever
This good girl was walking up and down the isles of the train saying hello to everyone on board.
Who could ever have a bad commute when they have that to look forward to?
He Just Wants To Help
This is Bunsen and he works in a doctor's office. His main job?
To make sure that everyone is comfortable and no one is scared. His speciality is mending hearts.