Golden Retriever Adopts Rescued Kitten, Can't Stop Cuddling

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When Ichimi, a tiny tabby kitten, was rejected by her mother last year, she was taken in by Ponzu, a golden retriever, and Jessiepon, his owner. Jessiepon is best known for turning her previous cat, Wasabi-chan, into an Internet sensation; after Wasabi-chan died suddenly last year, Jessiepon decided to open her home to this rescue kitty. From the looks of Jessiepon’s Instagram, though, it seems the rescue might have been Ponzu’s idea.
The dog struck up an immediate friendship with Ichimi, treating Ichimi like a puppy and playing with her constantly once she regained her strength. Jessiepon has started chronicling the animals’ friendship in photos, and the two appear to be inseparable — and very, very loving.
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