20 Absolutely Cute Before and After Photos of Animals Growing Up

 

Undoubtedly there is a very special bond that people share with their pets when they grow up in each other’s company, and to showcase this I have compiled a list here of some adorable photos of people and their pets, as they grow up and grow old together.

The reality is that due to the shorter lifespans of dogs, cats, and other domestic animals, they appear to grow older and bigger relatively quicker than people. Indeed, in just a few months most pets will reach almost their adult size, before we even realize it.

 

The beauty of animals is that as they grow up with people, they also become more tied to them and appreciate their loving care, just as we people love the company of animals and enjoy spending out time playing with them. As many pet owners know, some domestic animals can be their most faithful companions.

Because of the short life spans, the pets can teach us a lot life lessons, both at times of happiness and that of loss. To watch your loving companion grow old and at some point inevitably die is a very sorrowful happening. But this is a very natural process of life, and this can teach us a lot about accepting the way life moves, with its ups and downs. Let’s not forget though that that’s not, however, the case with all pets. For example, a tortoise may very well outlive the life of its owner!

So here are some cute photos of pets that we all so love and appreciate in our lives!

17 Years Apart

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4 Years Apart

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5 Months Apart

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14 Years Apart

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Then and Now

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1 Year Apart

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17 Years Apart

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7 Months Apart

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16 Years Apart

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10 Years Apart

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12 Years Apart

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10 Years Apart

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3 Months Apart

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6 Months Apart

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5 Months Apart

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The second image of Smoke is 5 months after his owner Donny found him while deployed in Afghanistan!
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6 Months Apart

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3 Years Apart

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Then and Now

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6 Months Apart

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1 Year Apart

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