Our pets are, without a doubt, the best part of our life. Anyone who has an adorable furry buddy at home knows the importance of having that kind of companionship.

We asked people if they remember the first time they met their pets and some of these tales will make your heart a puddle of mush.

Source: Aishwarya
Source: Tenzin
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Source: Sam
Source: Arushi
Source: Srishti
Source: Madhvi
Source: Simmi
Source: Joshua
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Source: Arushi
Source: Dessidre

Design credits: Muskan Balodia