People build a close bond with their pets, as they become a big part of the family. but sometimes they’re so close that partners can feel on ‘the outside’ of their relationship.
Bored Panda has collected a selection of hilarious snaps from around the world, showing ‘shameless’ pets who ‘stole their owners’ partners and didn’t even feel sorry about it’.
One social media user shared a picture of their dog holding their partner’s hand while watching fireworks, remarking: ‘Good girl always stealing my spot.’
Another shared a picture of their cat in bed with their boyfriend with a proprietary paw flung across his chest.
Here, FEMAIL share the best examples…
Bored Panda have compiled a gallery of the best examples where people joke that their pet has ‘stolen’ their partner, with one social media user sharing a photo of their dog holding hands with their partner. They remarked: ‘Good girl always stealing my spot’
Another user, believed to be from the US, shared a picture of their cat in bed with their boyfriend, with its paw across his chest as it looked back angrily at the camera
Another user, believed to be from the US, was in another room when they heard their boyfriend explaining a game. When they walked in, they saw he was excitedly talking to their dog, showing it a game on his phone
One social media user, from Australia, said that they ‘turned their back for two seconds’ and when they returned, their cat had jumped up at the dining room table and was ‘trying to steal their girl and their food’
One user, from an unknown location, wakes up curled up with their girlfriend’s cat every morning after the cat decided ‘he is obsessed’ with them
One user, from the US, didn’t think their cat was too pleased after they tried to hold their husband’s hand as they shared a picture of the cat Rosie poking out from under a blanket and putting her paw protectively on his hand
Another user, from the US, shared a snap of their dog smiling at their girlfriend as they cuddle on the sofa
One user, believed to be from the US, shared a photo of their boyfriend and cat pulling the same facial expression as they said the pair ‘have a special bond’ before adding that they ‘feel like the third wheel’
Another, from Canada, said that their cat ‘absolutely adores’ their boyfriend, as they shared a snap of the ginger cat, named Oliver, who sat on their boyfriend’s lap looking up at him lovingly
One user, from Denmark, shared a picture of their boyfriend playing video games while the cat sat next to him, with one paw on his arm, and said: ‘You all deserve someone in your lives who looks at you the same way my cat looks at my boyfriend’
After going away for three weeks, one social media user, believed to be from the US, returned and said that their ‘cat is is love with her husband’, as they shared a picture of the cat sprawled across their husband’s lap, looking up lovingly at him
Another user, from Australia, said that it felt ‘furrier’ than usual to hold their girlfriend’s hand while watching TV and, when they looked down, they saw that the cat was trying to get involved
Another, from the US, shared a photo of their boyfriend laughing as their cat sprawled out next to him on the pillow as they captioned the image: ‘My cat trying to seduce my boyfriend’
Another, from the US, shared an adorable photo of their cat looking up at their boyfriend, resting her paw on his hand, as they said: ‘Maybe I’m being paranoid but I think she’s flirting with my boyfriend’
Another, from an unknown location, said that they woke up to find their dog Finn sleeping with his head resting against their boyfriend’s neck
One social media user, believed to be from Sweden, said their dog was ‘stealing’ their girlfriend, as they shared a snap of the dog, who appeared to be grinning at the camera, curled up on the sofa next to her