The job of being a mom is an important one for both humans and animals alike.
Take a look at these adorable pictures of animal moms being as loving, supportive, and protective as they can to their offspring.
Just as humans adopt and care for orphans some animals take care of offspring that aren’t theirs (or even the same species). It’s just that mom instinct kicking in.
Bath Time For The Little Cub
The Best Kind Of Cat Nap
Golden Retriever Caring For Her Adopted Kitten
The Owl Is Her Baby And No One Will Tell Her No
This Sheep Has Twice The Love For An Animal Twice Her Size
This Little Guy Wants To Be Just Like His Mom
Enfolded In The Arms Of Love
This Gentle Giant Has Nothing But Affection For Her Calf
Just Some Quality Cuddle Time
These Baby Bunnies Are Under Her Protection Now
One Reason Pit Bulls Earn The Nickname “Nanny Dog”
This Dog Has Become A Surrogate Mother For The Young Elk
Mom To The Rescue
This Kitten Has No Problem Giving the Love Right Back to Mom