This won’t work in every household–but! Lonely dog, owner brings home a kitten, and in a very little while, the dog’s not lonely anymore at the kitten has a nice furry punching bag. It’s amazing what living with humans can do for animals.
Fun False Fact: Golden retrievers are the only dogs that hatch from eggs.
[Note: YouTube took down the video I had here originally, so I have had to replace it with something similar. It’s nice, enjoy it.]