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They Thought This Kitten Was Going To Die, But Then She Met A Husky Named Lilo
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They Thought This Kitten Was Going To Die, But Then She Met A Husky Named Lilo

Rosie the adorable kitten, found and rescued on the brink of death, was nursed back to health by Lilo the Siberian husky, who took the abandoned animal on as a puppy of her own. The then-three-week-old feline and her nanny dog bonded instantly, and after a week of tender and loving care, Rosie opened her eyes and began to walk on her own.

“She almost did not make it through the first night,” writes lilothehusky on Instagram, “even with round the clock care. Our cute kitten was lethargic and limp. So we decided to go out on a limb and let her cuddle extensively with our husky dog Lilo. By some miracle, she started suckling on Lilo and Lilo went full ‘mom mode’ and because of that this story has a happy ending.”

While surrogacy and animal friendships like these happen from time to time, lilothehusky warns against trying to force it: “Huskies are notorious for their intense prey drive!! So please please don’t run out and get a kitten (or a husky) expecting them to be best friends.”

More info: Instagram | YouTube | Twitter (h/t: thedodo)

Rosie the kitten was found close to death

She was just 3 weeks old and in terrible shape

But then Rosie met Lilo the husky

Rosie “almost did not make it through the first night… Even with round the clock care”

“She was lethargic and limp. So we decided to go out on a limb and let her cuddle extensively with Lilo”

“By some miracle, she started suckling on Lilo and Lilo went full ‘mom mode'”

“Since then, Rosie’s been getting much better and her eyes opened!”

“Lilo has never had puppies of her own, and never will”

“But motherhood may just be her calling”

Rosie is now almost 3.5 months old and is doing well in her new family

She even goes for walks in the park with her mom!

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JulietteSanders
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Help. This is too cute to handle

JimHubbard
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

God awful! The page, I mean. Who auto-starts multiple videos at a time when you load a page? Not a web designer.

MudraSova
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Instead of fucking enjoyin the wonderful posts this site provide us, you go bitching about some unimpotant thing, like some spoiled little (non)human being.

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ElizabethDavis
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

We had this same thing happen. Had a 6 month old puppy who had never had a litter adopt a kitten and produce milk within a day or two. They're both full grown now. The cat turned out. huge (my guess, poodle milk made him grow) and they still treat each other as mother and child. It's weird, but it's cool.

JamieAcree
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this! Lilo may not be able to have puppies on her own, but she is a great mom! Glad little Rosie is okay. We humans need to learn a thing or two from them. Love knows no race - or species.

MichelleChant
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love these kinds of stories.....warms your heart xx

RoseanneJames
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

At the end of the day it's all about love... we all need love & nurturance or we weaken & die... they couldn't have named her better either, given that the Rose is the flower of love...& my name :D <3

KaT-Lannes
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Human women also can product milk even if they never had a baby. Adopting mothers managed to breastfeed their child that way. Nature gives us all when we trust in her =)

susanna
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beauty husky mom, and sweet kitten

JennyFarmerMelton
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think the whole family is just precious! The kitten, Lilo the husky, her brothers, and the humans who take such good care of then all! Wonderful pics and lovely people <3 We need more folks like you!

DariaB
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like how both the cat and the dog look so satisfied.

SophiaHaupt
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beautiful story and a great example of the beauty of nature and nurture. This has confirmed my decision to become a foster family for the Humane Society. Thank you for sharing such a lovely story and all our best to the whole family!

SusannaVesna
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this! Made me feel warm <3

ZeldaLoftwing
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is the rare case of different species, be they dog or be they cat, becoming strongly connected.

MichikoHirano
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

that is so sweet I can just cuddle them both in 2 hands

Rhon
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This shows the healing nature of animals, not just for each other but for us too. The unconditional devotion od a dog and the affection of a cat are amazingly uplifting and help so many people who struggle.

KimberlyLamb
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cuteness overload. That pic on the couch where the kitten seems to be looking up & saying "that's my mom!" LOVE IT.

SusanBertke
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazed by the patience of Lilo in the videos!

PhylisChase
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

animals are kinder to each other than humans are...

JessicaWoehlke
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a proud looking Mom & her Miracle Baby

CrackrJax
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I loved the videos! :D What a lovely post :)

Ron Laisle
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Okay, who's cutting up onions in here?

Peter Clark
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cats need companionship as much as we do

VladimirŽivčić
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ех, та руска раса ... широко срце као цела Русија .... поздрав из Србије ;)

MichikoHirano
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

that's so sweet I can just cuddle them both in 2 hands

MaxineFultz
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

These 2 are a perfect match. They are true pff's!!

HeidyBreed
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So lovely! Animals are so real many people can learn from them!

AnnSefir
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Epic pictures ! love it . Beauty al the way !!!

JovanaDacic
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So so so precious. What an adorable kitten and beautiful huskies.

DaliaSurvilaite
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

great story. impossibly annoying music. never do that again.

JulianaAkemi
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Kawaii!! It seems that Rosie is smiling. She and Lilo are beautiful.

Rism
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Look at how proud lil rosie is... So cute

JulietteSanders
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Help. This is too cute to handle

JimHubbard
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

God awful! The page, I mean. Who auto-starts multiple videos at a time when you load a page? Not a web designer.

MudraSova
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Instead of fucking enjoyin the wonderful posts this site provide us, you go bitching about some unimpotant thing, like some spoiled little (non)human being.

Load More Replies...
ElizabethDavis
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

We had this same thing happen. Had a 6 month old puppy who had never had a litter adopt a kitten and produce milk within a day or two. They're both full grown now. The cat turned out. huge (my guess, poodle milk made him grow) and they still treat each other as mother and child. It's weird, but it's cool.

JamieAcree
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this! Lilo may not be able to have puppies on her own, but she is a great mom! Glad little Rosie is okay. We humans need to learn a thing or two from them. Love knows no race - or species.

MichelleChant
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love these kinds of stories.....warms your heart xx

RoseanneJames
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

At the end of the day it's all about love... we all need love & nurturance or we weaken & die... they couldn't have named her better either, given that the Rose is the flower of love...& my name :D <3

KaT-Lannes
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Human women also can product milk even if they never had a baby. Adopting mothers managed to breastfeed their child that way. Nature gives us all when we trust in her =)

susanna
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beauty husky mom, and sweet kitten

JennyFarmerMelton
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think the whole family is just precious! The kitten, Lilo the husky, her brothers, and the humans who take such good care of then all! Wonderful pics and lovely people <3 We need more folks like you!

DariaB
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like how both the cat and the dog look so satisfied.

SophiaHaupt
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a beautiful story and a great example of the beauty of nature and nurture. This has confirmed my decision to become a foster family for the Humane Society. Thank you for sharing such a lovely story and all our best to the whole family!

SusannaVesna
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this! Made me feel warm <3

ZeldaLoftwing
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is the rare case of different species, be they dog or be they cat, becoming strongly connected.

MichikoHirano
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

that is so sweet I can just cuddle them both in 2 hands

Rhon
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This shows the healing nature of animals, not just for each other but for us too. The unconditional devotion od a dog and the affection of a cat are amazingly uplifting and help so many people who struggle.

KimberlyLamb
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cuteness overload. That pic on the couch where the kitten seems to be looking up & saying "that's my mom!" LOVE IT.

SusanBertke
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazed by the patience of Lilo in the videos!

PhylisChase
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

animals are kinder to each other than humans are...

JessicaWoehlke
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a proud looking Mom & her Miracle Baby

CrackrJax
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I loved the videos! :D What a lovely post :)

Ron Laisle
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Okay, who's cutting up onions in here?

Peter Clark
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cats need companionship as much as we do

VladimirŽivčić
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ех, та руска раса ... широко срце као цела Русија .... поздрав из Србије ;)

MichikoHirano
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

that's so sweet I can just cuddle them both in 2 hands

MaxineFultz
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

These 2 are a perfect match. They are true pff's!!

HeidyBreed
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So lovely! Animals are so real many people can learn from them!

AnnSefir
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Epic pictures ! love it . Beauty al the way !!!

JovanaDacic
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So so so precious. What an adorable kitten and beautiful huskies.

DaliaSurvilaite
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

great story. impossibly annoying music. never do that again.

JulianaAkemi
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Kawaii!! It seems that Rosie is smiling. She and Lilo are beautiful.

Rism
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Look at how proud lil rosie is... So cute

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