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8 Pets Who Have Turned Hugging Into An Art Form

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    Sure, we could spend hours (er, days) browsing cat videos, but, for those who enjoy a deeper dive into the scientific and philosophical realm of the animal kingdom, there's The Dodo. Covering everything from why cats purr to sting operations on tiger poacher rings in Sumatra, The Dodo is committed to creating an unprecedented community for animal-lovers.
    By Lindsey Robertson

    Sometimes, a bad day can be turned around with the smallest gesture — like a hug from our favorite little pet. Ahead, eight human-pet embraces that will melt your heart.

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