Pet lovers everywhere are celebrating "National Love Your Pet Day" and we are too! Here are 14 ostomates on Instagram who love their pets more than anything — quite possibly more than their ostomy!
1. On good days and bad, you can count on their companionship.
2. Eric loves this little furball and all his rescues — we aren't kitten!
3. Every day is a new adventure.
4. This Staffie loves snuggles and selfies and Sinead.
5. They'll always welcome you home with lots of kisses.
6. There's a reason they say dogs are man's best friend.
7. Pets make the holidays lovely.
8. Raina never has to worry about a cuddle buddy.
9. Dogs are some of the happiest creatures on earth.
10. Having a support group will make recovery time better.
11. Please, adopt don't shop.
12. Rats are part of Eilidh's pack.
13. They always seem to know when you're feeling blue.
14. Forever friends with infinite benefits.
When you come home to a purr or wagging tail, the sudden wave of calm you feel isn't your imagination. Pets really do impact our lives in a positive way.