Introducing your pet to your new partner can be a pretty tense time. Will they take to the person you love so much, or will they reject this new person who’s taking up all of your time and affection? Will you have to prepare for the dreaded “it’s me or the dog” scenario?

Sometimes, though, your pet actually ends up loving your partner so much that it borders on slightly offensive. Like, hello-o, it was you who raised your pet from puppy or kitten, made sure to feed them daily and spoil them with toys. Yet here your partner is, lapping up more love than you receive yourself nowadays. What’s what all about?

If you know exactly how that feels, you’ll find these next 40 pictures hilariously relatable. Prepare to have an “aww” and a giggle.