Postmen often visit countless homes on their daily rounds, and it may sound strange if we say they can become our pets’ best friends, but for Cristiano da Silva Antunes, a postman from Sao Paulo, Brazil , it is absolutely real.
On his social media, Cristiano became known as “Carteiro Amigo Dos Animais”, which translates to “animal friendly factor”. He thinks it’s important to put aside the cartoonish stereotype of postman-hating dogs and he really does that with every selfie he can take.
Postman takes selfies with animals he encounters on the job
Every photo he takes is amazing and shows how good a relationship he can have with any type of pet; birds, cats, rabbits and of course dogs.
Cristiano not only collects pictures of the pets he meets, he also works a lot outside working hours. He saves animals in dire need veterinary care or help in shelters, reports Bored Panda.
On the other hand, the admirable postman doesn’t just take selfies with the animals, he also dreams of opening his own animal sanctuary in order to help many more animals in need.
Cristiano explains that befriending a dog as a postman is not an easy task; first you have to greet him, let him recognize you and sniff at a distance so that the animal can identify you and with a little time and patience you can get closer and closer, until he completely gain your trust.
Unsurprisingly, the nice postman has his own pets. He and his wife have a few dogs and three cats, and he has had pets since childhood. He therefore thinks that his empathy for them is due to the fact that he was always surrounded by them.
Without a doubt, this friendly postman and his adorable selfies delight his followers on social networks, who are always waiting for the next image that Cristiano will post to prove that the friendship between a postman and an animal is not impossible.