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Stray Cat Breaks Into Zoo, Becomes Best Friends With Lynx

By - 8th July 2019

Who says cats aren’t friendly? This exploring puss put on her walking shoes and wandered into a zoo. The calico was a stray, but after making her way into the zoo, she decided to make her way into the lynx enclosure.

Now a lynx is a wild animal, so you would be forgiven for thinking that this story ended badly. However, the wild cat grew to love the stray calico. The lynx licked her new friend, and they grew fond of each other. However, keepers at the zoo in St Petersburg saw the danger that the stray was in and removed her from the enclosure.

lynx and cat friends

However, to their surprise, the next day the cat had snuck back into the enclosure! So, they let the adorable pair stay together. Thousands of visitors came to see their unlikely friendship, and they became the stars of St Petersburg! Linda the lynx and newly-named Dusya were inseparable.

After their chance meeting in 2007, the zoo kept releasing videos and photos of the couple. Their fans were loyal and the pictures gather thousands of likes on social media. Seven years later, the zoo released an adorable video of the pair grooming each other. They still live in harmony and happy friendship. do you have any weird friendships? Or do your pets? Surely they can’t be weirder than a cat and a lynx?

lynx and cat friends

What do you think of the happy couple? Does it make you think that all cats are the same at heart? Would we have had the same reaction and friendship if the calico had wandered into a lion enclosure? Let us know what you think in the comments and share with your family and friends if you enjoyed. You can always check out similar stories on Happiest, like this one about a stray dog discovering a petting machine.

lynx and cat friends