Cattle Dog and Disabled Kitten Become Buddies
Don't worry, Max the cattle dog and Ralphee the kitten are here to brighten your Monday.
published on April 29 that shows the unlikely friends hanging out has
almost a million views. Of course the Internet loves getting its fix of
cute dogs and cats, but this bond is a little different. According to
the video's description, Ralphee suffers from a neurological disorder
called feline cerebellar hypoplasia, or CH, which affects the part of
her brain that controls motor skills and coordination.
of CH, Ralphee is a bit wobbly and loopy as she bounces around on her
paws, but her life expectancy is the same as any other feline.
video's description explains that as soon as Ralphee came home, Max was
never far behind. The older cattle dog looks after the feline,
occasionally exchanging a kiss and always watching over her.
is growing more mischievous by the day and loves to see what Max is
doing as well," wrote Adam Cox, the video's publisher, in the
description. "She will often get excited when he is nearby and leap in
the air before playfully charging in his direction."
Viewers of the video are left smitten by the two pets.
a beautiful girl," Damon Hattan commented. "I started watching it
feeling sorry for her but finished with tears in my eyes because she
seems such a happy kitten."
"Dog Befriends Disabled Kitten" is housed on the Wakaleo Animal Channel, which Cox launched in January, on YouTube.