97 Blessed Images Of Pets Staring Into Their Owners’ Souls


We all know that our pets love us. They snuggle up to us when we’re cold. They cheer us up when we’re feeling down. And the looks that they sometimes give us can make our hearts melt—sometimes it seems like they’re looking straight into our souls.


Get ready to ‘aww’ and smile a whole lot because Bored Panda has collected some of the cutest and cuddliest photos of pets admiring their hoomans. You can literally see how much love they have inside of them by looking into their eyes. Be sure to share this list with anyone who needs cheering up and remember to upvote your fave photos. We’d also love to hear about how much your pets admire you, dear Pandas!


A lot of people like to discuss whether cats or dogs love their owners more because felines have a reputation for being aloof and independent. The truth is, neither cattos nor doggos love their owners any less because of what type of animals they are.


#1 An Old Lady And Her Cat. Just Can't Stop Looking At The Cat's Expression


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#2 Enough Love To Make A Kitten Smile


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#3 Woke Up Today To Her Just Staring Me Down Purring


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Previously, Bored Panda spoke with Dr. Kristyn Vitale from the Human-Animal Interaction Lab at Oregon State University, the lead author of a study about how cats can form secure bonds with their owners a lot like dogs and even human children. Vitale and her colleagues found that 65 percent of kittens were securely bonded to their owners.


A secure bond means that when a kitten’s owner returns to them, the cat will pay attention to them and explore its surroundings. On the flip side, an insecure bond means that the kitten is stressed-out, avoids its owner, and shows that it’s anxious through its body language.


#4 My Husband Couldn't Have Pets Growing Up. When We Bought Our First House I Got Him A Little Surprise


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#5 We Don’t Deserve Dogs


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#6 She Wanted Me To Stop Working


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“There has been relatively little research into the cat-human bond, especially when we compare it to the number of research studies with dogs and humans,” Vitale said about her study. “So our motivation was to bring more knowledge to this field of study.”


She said that the “attachment bond” that cats display toward their owners is “very similar” to the bond that dogs share with their owners. “And even the bond human infants display toward their caretakers,” she added.


“All three species display the same distinct patterns of attachment behavior. The majority of individuals in all species are securely attached to their caregiver, meaning they use their caregiver as a source of comfort and security in an unfamiliar situation.”


#7 My Brother Took Our Cat To Prom. Just Take A Look At How The Cat Stares At Him


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#8 My Dad And My Kitty Honey Adoring Each Other


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#9 Our Wedding Was Canceled, We Are Worried About Our Family Members' Health. But At Least We Have Our First Family Member


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#10 Just Adopted This Dude. His Name Is Tucker And He Is Good Boye


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#11 The Way My Dog Looks At My Dad


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#12 I Tried To Take A Funny Picture Of Her Chicken Wing Loaf But She Looked At Me And I Got The Sweetest Photo


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#13 This Man Lovingly Gazing At His Cat While On The Bus


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#14 Get You A Man Who Looks At You The Way This Chonker Looks At My Dad


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#15 How Sweet Is Walter? His Expression Of Love Is Precious


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#16 Simon, My Very Best Boy


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#17 We Just Adopted Bella And She Really Likes My Fiancé


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#18 I'm Just Third Wheeling My Boyfriend And Darlene As Usual


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#19 The Ride Home


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#20 My Cat Never Leaves My Side. Someone Gave Me A Hoodie With A "Cat Pouch" As A Gag Gift. She Rides Around In It Staring At My Face


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#21 Sometimes I Catch Her Just Staring And Smiling At Me. She’s My Precious Love


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#22 The Face She Makes When My Husband Holds Her


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#23 Maybe I'm Being Paranoid But I Think She's Flirting With My Boyfriend


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#24 Meet Harper. She Likes To Lay On My Chest And Just Stare At Me Like This


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#25 We Haven’t Seen Each Other In Three Weeks And He Won’t Stop Staring A Me Like This


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#26 Get Yourself Someone That Looks At You The Way My Cat Looks At My Husband


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#27 This Happened Last Night


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#28 Sadie Baby. Our First Foster Puppy. Look At Those Puppy Eyes


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#29 Me And My New Baby Tarzan


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#30 His Name Is Chief


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#31 My Fina Loves Me


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#32 The Way My Dog Looks At My BF. She Loves Him So Much


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#33 Someone's Happy I'm Home Every Day


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#34 Having A Moment, S’cuse Us


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#35 Woke Up And This Was The View Two Inches From My Face


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#36 Mr. Kitten Mittens Looking At Me Lovingly


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#37 My Best Bud, Indy


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#38 He Was Purring The Entire Ride Home


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#39 The Way She Looks At Me Always Makes My Heart Melt


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#40 We Brought Charlie Home A Month Ago Now And I Can't Get Over That Look Of Pure Love In His Eyes


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#41 The Way She Looks At Me


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#42 Fred 'Mirin My Brother


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#43 I Had A Fairly Rough Day At Work Today. When I Finished, This Sweet Girl Wouldn't Leave My Side. As Soon As I Laid Down, She Jumped Up And Hugged Me


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#44 Interrupted Our Game But I Don’t Mind


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#45 The Cutest Boy Trying To Convince Me Not To Go To Work


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#46 Emma 'Mirin My Husband


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#47 My Girl Ajani Does This All Day When I Work From Home. She Doesn’t Want This Quarantine To End


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#48 Roxie 'Mirin Me Before My Wedding


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#49 Morning Post Walk 'Mirin


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#50 My Little Clementine Always Looks Like She’s Staring Straight Into My Soul


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#51 She Almost Never Does This, Prefers My Boyfriend Over Me. So She Has Made Me A Very Happy Human Today


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#52 Cleocatra 'Mirin Her Papa


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#53 My Dog Isn’t Used To Me Being Home During The Day And Is Just Staring At Me From Different Places Around The House


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#54 Mutual 'Mirin


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#55 My Kitten Loves His Dad


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#56 A Man And His Kittens


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#57 Miko Says "No Time For Selfies Dad, I'd Rather Stare At You"


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#58 Little Girl Is Sick But She Can 'Mire With The Best Of Them. Fingers Crossed


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#59 “I Love You Hooman”


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#60 Rescue Doggo Loves Her Mama


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#61 Just Rescued My Baby Girl From Being Put Down A Month Ago. Most Loving Dog I’ve Ever Known


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#62 Rescue Pup 'Mirin My Roommate


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#63 'Mirin Her Favourite Person


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#64 Straight Out Of The Newest Disney Film, Meet Edison


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#65 The Way My Girl Looks At Me


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#66 My 14-Year-Old Boy On My Wedding Day


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#67 Zoey Doesn't Understand Social Distancing


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#68 She Hasn't Seen Me In A Few Months


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#69 Our Old Man And My Husband, Pure Bliss


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#70 Every Day After Work My Cat Waits To Be Picked Up And Then Just Smiles At Me


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#71 Mitus Loving Grandma. He Is So Gentle With Her But Crazy Hyper With Anyone Else


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#72 She Enjoys Brush Time With Dad


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#73 Dallas Is A Momma's Boy


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#74 Rescued Pupper


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#75 I Think Riker Likes His New Dad


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#76 This Is Mowgli. He’s My Good Friend’s Sister’s Dog Who Just Absolutely Loves Me For Some Reason. I’m Not Complaining


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#77 'Mirin


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#78 Tried Multiple Times To Use The Self Timer. All Turned Out Like This


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#79 'Mirin Momma


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#80 "Look At Me! We Can Do This!"


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#81 I Hope You All Find Someone Who Looks At You The Way My Dog Looks At Me


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#82 Harlee Only Has Eyes For Her Dad, Not His Quesadilla


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#83 Sweet Penny, The First Time We Met Each Other


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#84 Took My Dog To The Oregon Coast For My Birthday, I Think She Appreciates It


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#85 Malchi 'Mirin


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#86 Who's 'Mirin Who Here


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#87 I Loved Him With Every Fibre Of My Being. I Think He Felt The Same About Me


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#88 This Puppy Love


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#89 'Mirin From Her Puppy Duffel On The Way To Work


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#90 Get Someone Who Looks At You With As Much Love As Brady Does Her Dad


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#91 Puppy Love


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#92 What Did We Do To Deserve Dogs?


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#93 My Dog Likes To Stare At Me Through Mirrors


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#94 First Day Off And Home In A Month. She's 'Mirin. And She Got Me


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#95 She Loves Her Pop


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#96 Tiggy And My Dad 'Mirin Each Other Over A Game Of Cards


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#97 Mocha Loves Her Dad


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