Let’s each raise a paw to welcome the newest members of the Department of Unexpected Interspecies Friendship: Timo the Ragdoll Cat and his best friend, a handsome grey koi who lives in the backyard pond. Timo has been making daily visits to his aquatic friend for the last three years. He reaches out to give the fish a gentle pat and sometime the koi pokes its snout out of the water so they can greet each other with a wet smooch.

Because he’s a cat, we should mention that Timo treats all of the koi in the pond quite well, but only this grey individual receives such special attention:

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