Today, the Internet had all of the animal feels.
First: 3-year-old Sapphyre Johnson and her new puppy, Lt. Dan. Sapphyre had her toes amputated when she was one, while 9-month-old white German shepherd Lt. Dan was born without a paw. Lt. Dan's breeder, Karen Riddle, wanted Lt. Dan to work as a therapy dog with a child or wounded veteran, and Sapphyre was the perfect fit. According to USA Today, when Elaine Hardin, a child life specialist at Shriner's Hospital, showed Sapphyre a picture of the dog, she said, "That's my puppy. He's just like me."
Second: YouTube user Joyce Waggoner shared this video of her cat, who she adopted "years ago when she already had three legs." Even though the leg is long-gone, this video shows the cat trying to play using the phantom limb.
Now if you'll excuse me, I have an appointment in my calendar to go cry some tears and say, "Aw!" a lot.