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Hero Husky Finds A Box Full Of Near-Dying Kittens In The Woods, Becomes Their New Mom
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Husky Rescues 7 Kittens That Were Left To Die In The Woods, Adopts Them As Her Own

Service dog Banner has a heart of gold. Not only is she dedicated to helping owner Whitney Braley with her disability, she also has a knack for rescuing other animals in need and caring for them.

The 3-year-old Husky has been together with Whitney since she was a pup, and Whitney trained Banner herself to assist her and others with a variety of things. “She alerts to PTSD episodes, anxiety attacks, migraines, guidework, momentum pull, medication retrieval, self harm interruption and a few more,” Whitney told Bored Panda. “We do a lot of rescue, and she’s always attached to kittens. Two years ago I had my first bottle baby kitten that was found in a ditch, and Banner raised her. That particular cat still lives with us but she’s fostered at least ten different liters of kittens over the years. This is the first time SHE found something like this.”

What she found was just heartbreaking. A sealed cardboard box in the woods, with 7 newborn kittens inside barely a day old and freezing to death. Banner alerted Whitney and led her to the woods, where after opening the box she proceeded to pluck out the tiny kittens, one by one. “Someone must have just put them into a cardboard box, closed the lid tight and left them there to die,” Whitney said in an interview with Metro. “They probably thought that no one would ever discover them. I don’t even know how Banner knew they were in there. The kittens were freezing and weren’t meowing or anything.”

“It makes me sick that anyone could do that to these tiny innocent animals. It’s so cruel and heartless.”

Since that moment, Banner hasn’t left the kittens side and has adopted them as if they were her own. “I got her spayed around 1.5 years old, but she’s very maternal,” Whitney told Bored Panda. “Now I will find the kittens appropriate homes, that will love them forever. Our local shelter kills in three days, so it’s best if I do it myself. That’s the reason I always end up fostering babies. I don’t want them to die.”

“I’m so happy that now because of Banner, these kittens will go on to live their lives with loving families. It warms my heart.”

Banner is a true hero, dedicated to helping other creatures and animals of all kinds. She also has her own Instagram and Facebook Pages, with thousands of followers. Check them out for updates on the kittens’ progress!

Meet Banner, the 3-year-old Husky with a heart of gold

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The service dog alerted her owner Whitney of something strange in the woods recently

Image credits: bannerthesuperdog

Banner lead Whitney from the house to a quiet spot where they found a sealed cardboard box

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Inside was a heartbreaking sight: seven abandoned kittens, barely a day old

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“Someone must have just put them into a cardboard box, closed the lid tight and left them there to die”

Image credits: Caters News

“They probably thought that no one would ever discover them. I don’t even know how Banner knew they were in there. The kittens were freezing and weren’t meowing or anything”

Image credits: Caters News

“It makes me sick that anyone could do that to these tiny innocent animals. It’s so cruel and heartless”

Image credits: Caters News

Since that moment, Banner hasn’t left the kittens’ side and has adopted them as if they were her own

Image credits: Caters News

“She’s very maternal,” Whitney told Bored Panda

Image credits: Caters News

“Now I will find the kittens appropriate homes, that will love them forever”

Image credits: Caters News

“I’m so happy that now because of Banner, these kittens will go on to live their lives with loving families”

Image credits: Caters News

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Lilly Petit
Community Member
4 years ago

Ah, thank you, sweet girl, you saved those little fluffy babies! Dogs are so lovely and incredible animals; they deserve all the love of the world.

Jay Raman
Community Member
4 years ago

The owner is equally sweet and a compassionate person for taking them in and determining to find them new homes! Such a heart warming story. Also where do they live? Themyscira??? :o

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Signe Manat Hansen
Community Member
4 years ago

Goodest girl ever!

amanda strachan
Community Member
4 years ago

Just lovely. So many horrible acts of cruelty towards animals by us humans, how humbling to see this lovely act by another species. A beautiful heart warming story.

Donna Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

I HAD A COLLIE WOLF DOG that found some kittens when mom got hit by car. she brought then home one by one and actually began to nurse them as her own, until we found them all new homes. Dog are so much more instinctive then we give them credit for. There are Gods angels

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Lilly Petit
Community Member
4 years ago

Ah, thank you, sweet girl, you saved those little fluffy babies! Dogs are so lovely and incredible animals; they deserve all the love of the world.

Jay Raman
Community Member
4 years ago

The owner is equally sweet and a compassionate person for taking them in and determining to find them new homes! Such a heart warming story. Also where do they live? Themyscira??? :o

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Signe Manat Hansen
Community Member
4 years ago

Goodest girl ever!

amanda strachan
Community Member
4 years ago

Just lovely. So many horrible acts of cruelty towards animals by us humans, how humbling to see this lovely act by another species. A beautiful heart warming story.

Donna Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

I HAD A COLLIE WOLF DOG that found some kittens when mom got hit by car. she brought then home one by one and actually began to nurse them as her own, until we found them all new homes. Dog are so much more instinctive then we give them credit for. There are Gods angels

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