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Dog Finds A Tiny Kitten, Risks Everything To Save Her [w/pix]
Buzzfeed ^ | July 20, 2013 | Summer Anne Burton

Posted on 07/22/2013 11:12:46 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows

Animal control officers in Anderson, S.C., thought that a barking shih tzu was stuck in a ravine. Turns out, she was there nursing and protecting a tiny abandoned kitten she had found.

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: 296; gooddog; kittyping
Many adorable pix at source.

Thanks to Gefn for the link!

1 posted on 07/22/2013 11:12:46 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; devane617; ...

2 posted on 07/22/2013 11:13:20 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The dog’s name is George Zimmerman.


3 posted on 07/22/2013 11:14:42 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye; Slings and Arrows

Awwwww......obviously his name is George Zimmerman! Cute story....


4 posted on 07/22/2013 11:18:46 AM PDT by Fawn (In a World of Information, Ignorance is a Choice.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Too sweet! I hope they find a good home together.


5 posted on 07/22/2013 11:19:10 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Slings and Arrows

So the dog is a white/hispanic/canine?


6 posted on 07/22/2013 11:20:16 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Slings and Arrows
The AWWWWW force is strong with this one
7 posted on 07/22/2013 11:21:37 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

What a good little dog! And the kitten is about a thousand kinds of cuteness.


8 posted on 07/22/2013 11:23:53 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Fawn
I will write on my blackboard for the next hour...

I will never make fun of shih tzus again! I will never make fun of shih tzus again! I will never make fun of shih tzus again! I will never make fun of shih tzus again! I will never make fun of shih tzus again! ... ;-)

9 posted on 07/22/2013 11:25:55 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; All

Woohoo! Slings and Arrows:

Sweet story with a happy ending!


10 posted on 07/22/2013 11:29:31 AM PDT by Jack Deth (Knight Errant and Resident FReeper Kitty Poem /Haiku Guy)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I had a German Shorthair and she would steal kittens to nurse as her own. She would even find dead cats and bring them back to her nest in the barn to be with them.


11 posted on 07/22/2013 11:35:14 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: shotgun

“I had a German Shorthair and she would steal kittens to nurse as her own. She would even find dead cats and bring them back to her nest in the barn to be with them.”

If your dog were a person, they would lock her up and throw away the key.


12 posted on 07/22/2013 11:43:20 AM PDT by henkster (The 0bama regime isn't a train wreck, it's a B 17 raid on the rail yard.)
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To: shotgun
She would even find dead cats and bring them back to her nest in the barn to be with them.

Hmmmm, were they dead when she found them or is that what you wanted to believe? Could it be she made them dead and brought them back to her nest for a midnight snack ;-)

13 posted on 07/22/2013 11:48:56 AM PDT by varon (Down with tyranny)
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To: varon

Squished in the road then brought home. It was very sad taking them away from her.


14 posted on 07/22/2013 11:50:27 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: Slings and Arrows

Awww....fangs!


15 posted on 07/22/2013 11:56:18 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Don't read the next sentence. You little rebel. I like you.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Awwww... so cute!


16 posted on 07/22/2013 12:10:51 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Poor kitty, now it’s going to grow up thinking it’s a Shih Tzus.......every time the doorbell rings it’s going to charge to the door yapping........


17 posted on 07/22/2013 12:21:45 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Hot Tabasco

Hey...if a cat gets into the habit of doing it when little, it will do it all its life.


18 posted on 07/22/2013 12:47:25 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; JoeSixPack

Great pix, Joe needs this for his list too!


19 posted on 07/22/2013 1:02:52 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Monkey Face

Mew’re welcome.


20 posted on 07/22/2013 1:03:00 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: TigersEye
The dog’s name is George Zimmerman.

As long as the kitten isn't named Trayvon.

21 posted on 07/22/2013 1:03:48 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Jack Deth

Nothing sweeter than interspecies friendships.


22 posted on 07/22/2013 1:04:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: jocon307; Joe 6-pack

Agreed, but I believe you mean the other Joe 6-pack.


23 posted on 07/22/2013 1:08:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Wilfred: Tell me a joke.
Ryan: OK. Knock, Knock.
Wilfred: IT'S THE DOOR, GET THE DOOR OMG RYAN THE DOOR!
24 posted on 07/22/2013 1:16:44 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Sorry, I didn’t realize there were 2 of them. That makes a 12 pack, so that’s good!


25 posted on 07/22/2013 1:21:44 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: jocon307

That’s half the day covered!

(”24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not!”)


26 posted on 07/22/2013 1:24:09 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Kids, kittens and puppies have to learn to dislike things. It’s so calming to me to know that even in the animal kingdom, love erases all the hard lines.

Thanks, S&A! You are awesome!


27 posted on 07/22/2013 1:24:47 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Don't read the next sentence. You little rebel. I like you.)
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To: Monkey Face

You’re very welcome, and agreed.


28 posted on 07/22/2013 1:26:50 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: shotgun

That’s so sweet. She really loved cats, didn’t she? She should have been on the ping list, LOL.


29 posted on 07/22/2013 1:29:55 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Slings and Arrows

<3


30 posted on 07/22/2013 1:48:34 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Don't read the next sentence. You little rebel. I like you.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

She really did. She was spayed and never had a litter of pups and along about that same time our barn cat had a mess of kittens. I guess that was what triggered her maternal instincts.

We actually did have one kitten quite a few years later that did try to nurse and she was in absolute heaven.


31 posted on 07/22/2013 2:45:34 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: Slings and Arrows

God Bless animals..


32 posted on 07/22/2013 2:52:05 PM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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To: pallmallman

Amen.


33 posted on 07/22/2013 3:08:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

Computer Hope

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

34 posted on 07/22/2013 3:35:22 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Thanks for sharing this. I really needed something positive and good.


35 posted on 07/22/2013 4:06:19 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: Nepeta

You’re very welcome.


36 posted on 07/22/2013 4:17:15 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: varon
Could it be she was lonely in her nest in the BARN?

Maybe she wanted to be around the family in a nice cozy nest in your house at night.

To be with dead cats could have been a clue.....

Leni

37 posted on 07/22/2013 4:19:27 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Barack Hussein Obama....the 44th white African president of the United States)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Shih tzus are not known as mean or aggressive, but I feel sorry for the person that tries to separate them.
38 posted on 07/22/2013 5:03:12 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: verga

I think that those two are a package deal.


39 posted on 07/22/2013 6:00:23 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: shotgun

My beloved German Shepherd adopted a tiny 3-week kitten we rescued (literally, not that hyped version) from a creepy little abusive kid who, turns out, had stolen her. Immediately away from home Shana took her as her baby, letting her suckle and sleep in her legs and all. Shana was 7 and never spayed, never lived with a young animal and only ever had occasional contact with our best cat who got to come inside sometimes, which she preferred to torture.


40 posted on 07/22/2013 7:02:25 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

A lot of female animals really have the instinct very strongly. Our calico cat was spayed as a kitten yet when we brought home two 10 week old kittens, she started mothering them as if they were her own. The boys are 6 years old now and one grew up but the other still acts like a tiny kitten around her, right down to trying to nurse and accepting her grooming submissively.

(Yes, I know adult kitties groom each other as well, but the body language between two adults and mother and kitten is very different; he’s in “kitten mode”.)


41 posted on 07/22/2013 10:20:06 PM PDT by Fire_on_High (RIP City of Heroes and Paragon Studios, victim of the Obamaconomy.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Joe 6-pack

What is kitty propaganda doing on the doggie ping list?

:)

Add to the list of headlines you’ll never see:

“Cat finds a tiny puppy; risks everything to save her”

;)


42 posted on 07/24/2013 10:01:33 AM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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