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These Babies and Pets Are BFFs

From protective puppies to cuddly cats, these pets are just fine with a new baby in the house.
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Updated October 25, 2017
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If your pets were in the picture long before baby, maybe you’re worried about how your fur baby will adjust to your real baby. We could give you a list of way to make the transition a smooth one, but we could also show you photographic evidence that it’s going to be just fine.

Here, we’ve rounded up some cats and dogs who’ve totally embraced their roles as big siblings, from standing guard during naptime to joining in on it.

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Loyal protector

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Definitely no monsters under this bed!

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Best seat in the house

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No dogs allowed

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Don't mess with my crew

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Forcing friendship

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A literal cat nap

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Tummy time is better together

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Santa sighting!

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Best basket ever

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Can we play now?

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Hugging it out

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