A soldier and his squirrel. The soldier found a weak baby squirrel, nursed it back to life. Now the guy left the service, works as a taxi driver, and the squirrel is always in his pocket no matter where he goes! a-soldier-and-his-squirrel.
Donkeys - arguably the noblest beasts in all of the animal kingdom. The ass is sober, patient, sure-footed, has good stamina and contrary to common belief is not stubborn. African and Asian wild asses are the same species as the domestic donkey.