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This Shelter Pit Bull Thinks He’s A Cat, And His New Family Keeps Posting Photos That Prove It
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This Shelter Pit Bull Thinks He’s A Cat, And His New Family Keeps Posting Photos That Prove It

Dogs are social creatures; they love being part of a pack. They’re also quick learners and can adapt to environments all over the world.

Mako the pit bull is a very good boy and a perfect example of both of these things. Just in an unusual kind of way.

When Bethany and Samantha Castiller adopted him from a shelter, they wondered whether the 2-year-old would get along with their cats.

“We initially kept the cats in a separate part of the house because we wanted to slowly introduce them to the new dog,” Bethany told Bored Panda. “He started jumping up on the small tables we had around the house and we thought he was just super excited and full of energy.”

Turns out, Bethany and Samantha had nothing to worry about. Mako was probably already familiar with being around cats. Very familiar. So familiar, in fact, he even thinks he’s one of them!

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Image credits: mako_thecatdog

Like with many rescue pets, you could say it was Mako himself who chose his new family. “When we went to the pet shelter, Mako had looked over his shoulder and gave us direct eye contact and we just fell in love with the little guy,” Bethany said. “At the time, he looked like a bobblehead because his head was so much larger than his body, we just thought he was adorable.”

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Just look at some of Mako’s favorite chill spots around the house

 

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It wasn’t until Bethany and Samantha introduced the pup to the cats that they realized he kinda acts like them. “They would be on the counters and he would jump up there with them. He just wanted to be around them all the time.”

Looks like Mako had clearly grown up with cats in his former home, causing him to adopt elegant feline tastes and behaviors. How else would you explain a pit bull up on top of the fridge? Or the cupboards?

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Image credits: mako_thecatdog

 

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tuzdayschild
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My dog's only non-human friend when she was a puppy was an adult cat from whom she picked up a few habits. She is 5 years old now and still licks her paws and washes her face every night.

Dilly Millandry
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Aw, Mako is obviously very happy thinking he's a cat! What a very good boy!

RamonaLone
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2 years ago (edited)

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⚡I WANT TO BOUNCE ON HOT MANS DI︆︆CK! ⚡ My con︆︆tacts ✅✅==>> b︆︆i︆︆t.︆︆do/fHkm4

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Tee
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In the 1st picture the cat is looking at the camera like how he get up there?

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tuzdayschild
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My dog's only non-human friend when she was a puppy was an adult cat from whom she picked up a few habits. She is 5 years old now and still licks her paws and washes her face every night.

Dilly Millandry
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Aw, Mako is obviously very happy thinking he's a cat! What a very good boy!

RamonaLone
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2 years ago (edited)

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⚡I WANT TO BOUNCE ON HOT MANS DI︆︆CK! ⚡ My con︆︆tacts ✅✅==>> b︆︆i︆︆t.︆︆do/fHkm4

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Tee
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In the 1st picture the cat is looking at the camera like how he get up there?

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