We just can’t get enough of pets acting as surrogate mothers and dogs forming unlikely friendships with other species. The latest of these involves Poppy, a Labrador-mix who has become quite attached to a wallaby named Willoughby, New York Post reports.
The marsupial was taken in by a family in Cornwall in the United Kingdom. While they’ve hand-fed the creature, it’s Poppy who’s had the biggest impact.
“Being with Poppy is contact for Willoughby,” Mandy Allen, a family member who took the creature in, said, according to New York Post. “Following around another animal is a bit more natural for her than being with us really. It gives her warmth and comfort. Like being in her mother’s pouch.”
How cute is that?
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