Adorable Toddler Expresses Her Affection for Pet Wombat in Heartwarming Display

Every child dreams of having a loyal pet companion to share playtimes and create lasting memories. The usual choices range from dogs and cats to rabbits, but a unique and equally charming pet is the beloved companion of a little girl.

TikTok user @fezferretson posted an endearing video of his daughter, Ashlee, interacting with their uncommon pet, a wombat named Reggie.

In the video, Reggie comfortably dozes off on his owner’s lap while receiving warm cuddles from his human sister. She sweetly confesses her love to the peacefully resting Reggie. Don’t miss the heartwarming moment that follows in the video below!


Bit of Aussie bluey humour in here.. this kids a gem 🤣

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What an endearing scene! The moment couldn’t have been more delightful. As Ashlee leaned in to give a tender snuggle, she quietly and affectionately whispered, ‘I love him.’

This straightforward expression carries a profound meaning, illuminating the deep affection and empathy she harbors for this little marsupial. Once Reggie stirred awake, they scampered off together, probably on a mission to stir up some harmless fun and frolic.

It’s not common to spot a child cuddling a wombat, but this family has a unique relationship with unusual pets. Based on a farm in Australia, they share their daily life with a host of unconventional farm animals that often star in their TikTok videos.

These include an echidna, emus, koalas, a wallaby, among others. Some of these animals are raised on their farm, while others are nursed back to health from injuries before being safely returned to their natural habitat.

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While wombats are fascinating beings with a unique allure and distinct looks, making them an attractive option for those desiring an out-of-the-ordinary pet, it’s critical to remember that wombats are wild animals with particular requirements for their welfare.

Reggie’s family appears to be well-versed in this, but we certainly do not advocate capturing a wombat from the wild and bringing it home! Nonetheless, these incredible animals can indeed form strong relationships with humans, as evidenced by Reggie and his human sister.

The touching bond between Ashlee and Reggie is truly a beacon of positivity. We wish for their companionship to last and thrive for many more beautiful years!


  • Amanda Wheatley

    Passionate about animals, Amanda draws her expertise from her training as an educator, pet behaviorist as well as her extensive experience with animal owners. A specialist in dog and cat behavior, Amanda continues to learn about our four-legged companions by studying veterinary reference books but also university research sites (UCD, Utrecht, Cambridge, Cornell, etc..)