One American Shorthair cat recently infiltrated a gang of three Shiba Inus, and the dogs don't even realize there's a spy among them!

One Japanese couple have had Shibas for years, but the wife also wanted a cat. "The reason why I wanted to expand our family with a cat rather than a dog was quite simple: I've had a cat in the past," the woman told Bored Panda. "But when I told my husband that I wanted a kitty, I learned he wasn't very fond of cats. I kept at it, but he refused every time. After some time, however, I was able to find a cat we both liked."

The couple started looking for a gray kitty with short fur and standing ears. "I also looked for a breed that was really compatible with dogs. Eventually, we settled on the American Shorthair."

The couple picked a breeder in Kanagawa and soon brought home a new addition to their pack, Kiki. Right from the start, the kitty fit right in. Now, he's become so close to his Shiba siblings, he's even started to act like them!

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2 months ago

he tought dog's how to loaf :D

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Kiki's owner got to see just how close he got to the Shibas back in February. "I took Kiki and our dogs to a Shiba Inu party," their mom said. "Kiki was getting along with all the dogs just fine, but one of them suddenly started barking at him. Immediately, one of our Shibas, Saki, barked back, protecting Kiki. At that point, I understood they've become true companions."

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Shelli Aderman
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2 months ago

He ain’t heavy, he’s my brudder!

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Now, Kiki and the Shibas are doing everything together. From napping to exploring the outdoors, they're always by each other's side. "The Shibas are usually quiet at home, so Kiki seems to be able to rest whenever he wants with a peaceful mind," the cat's owner added. "Sometimes Kiki does something athletic before going to bed at night and joins us in the bedroom to get some sleep."

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Shelli Aderman
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2 months ago

The cat is all, “LOOK AT WHAT I HAVE TO PUT UP WITH!” 🤣

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"I often hear that it's the dogs who get used to their owner's sleeping schedule, and cats are the jerks who get up early and wake you up at 4 AM or something like that, but Kiki also sleeps together with the rest of us until morning." Seems like happy families grow alike despite what species their members are.

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Felipe StillChill
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2 months ago

Hello new phone wallpaper

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postboredom
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2 months ago

They all are really photogenic.

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Pauline Bennett
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2 months ago

Food looks like it's evenly distributed. Chow Down!

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Pauline Bennett
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2 months ago

Just lean on me!

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Angelfinn2181
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2 months ago

I love the cat's sweater/vest, so PRECIOUS!

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postboredom
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2 months ago

she be winking hard

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Shelli Aderman
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2 months ago

THE PAWS TOUCHING!!!!

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Kathryn Baylis
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2 months ago

I think we can guess who’s the real leader of this pack.

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Moo Moo Futch
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2 months ago

This looks like a s**t hot album!

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Kat Hoth
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2 months ago

OMG the matching hoodies with names! Best one so far.

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sbj
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2 months ago

Group be like "If we ever release an album Hooman this has to be the cover"

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Colin L
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2 months ago

Smile for the camera!

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Avery S Alberico
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2 months ago

The white Shiba has beige ear tips

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Colin L
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2 months ago

Crossed paws!

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Shelli Aderman
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2 months ago

BELLEH!

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Lilith Hollis
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2 months ago

Oh my Bao

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Norma
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2 months ago

The perfect sized slots for all! So cute!!

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tima
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2 months ago

precious family

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Kathryn Baylis
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2 months ago

Absolute heaven on a cold day!

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Shelli Aderman
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2 months ago

Wait, is this a copy-paste gone wrong? 🤣

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Pauline Bennett
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2 months ago

Hey Boss put your chin down.

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ADHORTATOR
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2 months ago

King of the hill...hmm Cactus

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Cynthia Humphreys
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2 months ago

The cat be like "You brought me to WATER"? ...Dog..."just shut up...shut up..or we'll never get outta here"!

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Pauline Bennett
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2 months ago

Can you move over a !bit.

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Colin L
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2 months ago

Kikis posse!

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TheReader19
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2 months ago

These guys are too adorable

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Pauline Bennett
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2 months ago

Here's lookin at you kids.

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