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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
Community Member
6 years ago

Help. This is too cute to handle

JimHubbard
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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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Gogo
Community Member
6 years ago

that is so cute

ElizabethDavis
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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

RoseanneJames
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

What a beauty husky mom, and sweet kitten

AnnieLaurieBurke
Community Member
6 years ago

Lilo is the greatest foster-Mom!

JudyDermody
Community Member
6 years ago

I LOVED IT

JennyFarmerMelton
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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

SophiaHaupt
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

Love this! Made me feel warm <3

ZeldaLoftwing
Community Member
6 years ago

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

TraceyBrunsell
Community Member
6 years ago

so cute

TraceyBrunsell
Community Member
6 years ago

real cute

MichikoHirano
Community Member
6 years ago

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

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

Amazed by the patience of Lilo in the videos!

saraostrowski
Community Member
6 years ago

Adorable

CedricGerbach
Community Member
6 years ago

Thanks Lilo

GlynisLailann
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful story.

PhylisChase
Community Member
6 years ago

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

MaríaSabelliCouñago
Community Member
6 years ago

loving

JessicaWoehlke
Community Member
6 years ago

What a proud looking Mom & her Miracle Baby

VivienFrancis
Community Member
6 years ago

This makes me truly happy!

CrackrJax
Community Member
6 years ago

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

KristineNelson
Community Member
6 years ago

OWWWW my heart! Lovely.

Ron Laisle
Community Member
5 years ago

Okay, who's cutting up onions in here?

Peter Clark
Community Member
6 years ago

Cats need companionship as much as we do

VladimirŽivčić
Community Member
6 years ago

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

TheaDix
Community Member
6 years ago

That is so cut !....

AurimasSteponavičius
BoredPanda Staff
6 years ago

Cute!

MichikoHirano
Community Member
6 years ago

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

HopeL
Community Member
6 years ago

WUV

MaxineFultz
Community Member
6 years ago

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

ErnestoQ
Community Member
6 years ago

Super cute.

HeidyBreed
Community Member
6 years ago

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

AnnSefir
Community Member
6 years ago

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

JovanaDacic
Community Member
6 years ago

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

DaliaSurvilaite
Community Member
6 years ago

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

JulieAlian
Community Member
6 years ago

amazing story

RinaMirsky
Community Member
6 years ago

<3

JulianaAkemi
Community Member
6 years ago

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

Rism
Community Member
6 years ago

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

cest_nayce
Community Member
6 years ago

:)

JulietteSanders
Community Member
6 years ago

Help. This is too cute to handle

JimHubbard
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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...
Gogo
Community Member
6 years ago

that is so cute

ElizabethDavis
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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

RoseanneJames
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

What a beauty husky mom, and sweet kitten

AnnieLaurieBurke
Community Member
6 years ago

Lilo is the greatest foster-Mom!

JudyDermody
Community Member
6 years ago

I LOVED IT

JennyFarmerMelton
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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

SophiaHaupt
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

Love this! Made me feel warm <3

ZeldaLoftwing
Community Member
6 years ago

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

TraceyBrunsell
Community Member
6 years ago

so cute

TraceyBrunsell
Community Member
6 years ago

real cute

MichikoHirano
Community Member
6 years ago

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

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

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
6 years ago

Amazed by the patience of Lilo in the videos!

saraostrowski
Community Member
6 years ago

Adorable

CedricGerbach
Community Member
6 years ago

Thanks Lilo

GlynisLailann
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful story.

PhylisChase
Community Member
6 years ago

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

MaríaSabelliCouñago
Community Member
6 years ago

loving

JessicaWoehlke
Community Member
6 years ago

What a proud looking Mom & her Miracle Baby

VivienFrancis
Community Member
6 years ago

This makes me truly happy!

CrackrJax
Community Member
6 years ago

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

KristineNelson
Community Member
6 years ago

OWWWW my heart! Lovely.

Ron Laisle
Community Member
5 years ago

Okay, who's cutting up onions in here?

Peter Clark
Community Member
6 years ago

Cats need companionship as much as we do

VladimirŽivčić
Community Member
6 years ago

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

TheaDix
Community Member
6 years ago

That is so cut !....

AurimasSteponavičius
BoredPanda Staff
6 years ago

Cute!

MichikoHirano
Community Member
6 years ago

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

HopeL
Community Member
6 years ago

WUV

MaxineFultz
Community Member
6 years ago

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

ErnestoQ
Community Member
6 years ago

Super cute.

HeidyBreed
Community Member
6 years ago

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

AnnSefir
Community Member
6 years ago

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

JovanaDacic
Community Member
6 years ago

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

DaliaSurvilaite
Community Member
6 years ago

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

JulieAlian
Community Member
6 years ago

amazing story

RinaMirsky
Community Member
6 years ago

<3

JulianaAkemi
Community Member
6 years ago

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

Rism
Community Member
6 years ago

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

cest_nayce
Community Member
6 years ago

:)

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