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Orphan Cat Raised by Rescue Dog, Furry Friends for Life!

Veronica
AnimalAdvocateAZ
Group Organizer
Phoenix, AZ
Post #: 462

Orphan Cat Raised by Rescue Dog, Furry Friends for Life!

Once homeless, this duo has been adopted -- together. They were found on a reserve north of Edmonton, Canada. A mother husky mix had a broken back leg and was nursing 5 tiny pups and one kitten in the cold.

According to USA Today, “the Edmonton Humane Society named the mother dog Esperanza (Ezzy for short), which stands for hope… No one knows how (Jacob, the kitty) ended up with the mother and her pups.” The duo went through a lot together, and are totally inseparable today.

Amber and Vince Gunderson who have been their foster parents, watched them grow and the mama dog heal and couldn’t bear to part with them as time went by.

"Ezzy and Jacob are doing really well,'' says Amber Gunderson. "They're so important to each other. Maybe it's because they went through so much together. Now, that they're with us, they sleep together on Ezzy's dog bed. Jacob cleans Ezzy's ears, and they eat out of the same bowl. They're very affectionate with each other, with our other pets and us."

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Cindy
user 10447267
Tempe, AZ
Post #: 16
Thanks for sharing!
Veronica
AnimalAdvocateAZ
Group Organizer
Phoenix, AZ
Post #: 463
Hi Cindy,
Such a sweet story! This pair went through so much together, it's only fitting that they get to live their lives in each other's company. :)

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