You might not think a cat and a bird would ever enjoy a cuddle together, which makes these unusual pet pairings that we discovered on Instagram and Flickr so special. When animals share a home, they learn to trust each other, creating some pretty unique odd couples. Click through for an amazing collection of mismatched pets that truly love one another.
Here's a hedgehog hitching a ride from his best turtle friend. Hold on tight!
Source: Instagram user gemmathehedgehog 
Here are two unlikely pet friends keeping each other warm during their nap.
Source: adventurousmolly 
There's nothing like catching a cat nap in your favorite chair, especially with your favorite doggy friend.
Here's a bunny keeping an eye out while his kitten friend falls asleep.
Source: Instagram user jessicastover11 
Here's a cat and bird that love enjoying meals together.
Hen and the Tortoise
Unlike the popular fable of the Hen and the Tortoise, this bunny is giving kisses to the turtle friend.
Source: mich051 
OK, how cute are these two furry friends? And they sure seem to enjoy cozying up with each other.
Here's an Australian Shepherd and his hamster friend soaking up the sun by the window.
Source: Instagram user tazzydw2 
You might not think cats and birds would ever get along, but here's a couple that love spending time together.
Sharing a Blanket
Here's a pet pig and his kitty friend sharing a blanket and drifting off into dreamland.
Source: Instagram user abbzgrl 
Who's Ready For a Cuddle?
Yeah, that's right: here's a guinea pig and happy tabby that enjoy a little cuddle every once in awhile.
I Got You!
Here's a black labrador comforting her rescued cat friend.
Source: Instagram user happy_labrador 
This happy couple enjoy hanging out together.
Secrets Make Friends
"Psst! I have to tell you a secret!"
Source: Instagram user mozzarellathehamster 
Let's Get Cozy
This little kitty loves her big furry friend.
Hide and Seek
Here's a Shingleback Lizard playing hide and seek with a pug. Where'd he go?
Source: maddiebridgland 
This extremely unlikely duo of a ferret and cat really enjoy some serious cuddle time together.
This Australian Shepherd and his bunny friend are inseparable. They even have the same color fur!
Source: happy_aussie 
Here's a duo that enjoy some quality time together — you know, chillin'.
This pet pig is in hog heaven about her best friend.