Inspiring Animal Friendships

We love our pets, but can animals really feel and express love? Science and anecdotal evidence suggest that love in the animal kingdom is stronger and more complex than we might think. Could this love be an expression of divine love, a love so vast and universal that it pervades every living thing? Check out these unusual animal companions and the ways in which they reveal that love knows no bounds.

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