They say dogs and cats are mortal enemies and it’s a theory that has been passed down through the ages. Although there are a few behavioral differences that can set them at odds, canines and felines are by no means natural enemies. And the friendship of Lilo and Rosie will prove just that.
Lilo is a Siberian husky owned by three sisters who live in California. She is living together with other dogs and some cats because her owners would take in stray cats and take care of them. Five years ago, they found and rescued a dying kitten. The kitten, was just 3 weeks old when they found it on the brink of death. Due to her severe condition, they thought the frail kitten won’t even make it through the first night despite the round the clock care. As they were about to give up, they decided to let the dying kitten cuddle with Lilo. Little did they knew, that decision would later save it from dying.
The Friendship of Lilo the Husky and Rosie the Cat Is Melting The Hearts of People
The kitten started snuggling with Lilo as if to keep her safe and warm. The gentle husky would let the kitten sleep on her and crawl over her. After a week, the kitten finally opened her eyes and began showing improvements. Lilo’s tender and loving care significantly helped the kitten recover. Since then, the compassionate husky and the adorable kitten has become best friends.
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On this day, 4 years ago, around this time, a kitten named Rosie came into our lives and changed our entire world. The story goes like this; we received a call from a coworker whose aunt found a kitten. We decided to take her in, but by the time we received her, she was already declining from a pretty severe URI. We stayed up all night trying to feed her and keep her warm. She refused all of our efforts, lifesaving and otherwise. At a certain point in the night, we just kind of knew, she wasn't going to make it. Our dog, Lilo, seemed to want to lay with her. Maybe she wanted to keep her comfortable in her last moments, so we paired them thinking it probably wouldn't hurt. They layed together while we tried to get some sleep. By morning time, Rosie was surprisingly still alive. Interestingly enough, she was trying to nurse on Lilo and Lilo was letting her. We decided to offer Rosie a bottle again and she started to drink! From there, the two spent all of their time together. Lilo would clean, stimulate, and let her nurse. Obviously she didn't have milk, but the level of maternal comfort she provided Rosie was something pretty special. They cuddled endlessly, to the point where Lilo's food had to be brought to her, because she refused to leave Rosie's side. Four years later, they are doing amazingly and their bond continues to capture us every day?? Their story has also changed the lives of many many other kittens with the formation of our kitten rescue @minicattown . We are so grateful the stars aligned and Lilo and Rosie were able to meet on this night 4 years ago??? . Please follow @minicattown to support all the kittens we rescue in honor of Lilo and Rosie! ?
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The size difference between these two is a bit funny, but it’s like Rosie will always be Lilo’s little baby???Their story book is available in our store: MiniCatTown.com ! They make great gifts for little ones and tell a heartwarming story about loving despite differences?? Please consider purchasing one to support our rescue kittens @minicattown ! And if you have a copy, do your little ones love it??
The friendship between the two has become stronger through the years. The kitten who was found close to death has now grown into a healthy, gorgeous cat. Although Lilo continues to nurse other rescue kittens, this kitty will always have a special place in her heart. You can follow them on Instagram to get a glimpse of their remarkable friendship.