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Abandoned Puppy & Orphaned Kitten: Best Friends (Photos)

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Abandoned Puppy & Orphaned Kitten: Best Friends (Photos)

At Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in Old Windsor, UK, two lonely baby animals have adopted each other. They have become such close friends that they treat each other like sisters.

The kitten, named Kitty, was found abandoned in a garden when she was only one day old. Buttons, the puppy, was the runt of her litter, and was unfortunately rejected by her mother. Normally, the two of them would be hand-reared separately … but because of their very young ages, the center decided to try raising them together.

Sascha Taylor, a veterinary nurse at Battersea, says, “Luckily, it’s paid off, as they adore being with each other and do everything together – it’s really very sweet.” Kitty and Buttons were introduced to each other when they were two weeks old; they are now four weeks old and inseparable, even eating, sleeping, and playing together.

The animal home is hoping to rehome both Kitty and Buttons into the same forever home, once they’re older, so that they can stay friends for life. (If you live near London and think that you could be a good companion for Buttons and Kitty, contact Battersea!)

Read on to see more photos of this adorable and loving pair!

Photo Credit: SWNS, via Mirror

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8:24PM PDT on Mar 13, 2014

Thank you for posting!

1:17AM PDT on Mar 12, 2014

kitty looks like my little Harry... Not so little anymore, he's a big guy now...

7:02PM PDT on Mar 11, 2014

I hope that these two get to be adopted together. It would be so sad to separate them now, since they get alone so well. Really beautiful photos.

4:49AM PDT on May 24, 2013

best friends for life-thank you for sharing

10:00PM PDT on Apr 28, 2013

awww so cute

7:07PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

Makes you smile- :) such love....

11:20AM PST on Jan 16, 2013

Both so precious . . . .

11:57AM PST on Jan 15, 2013

Aww! :D So adorable!

3:13AM PST on Jan 15, 2013

What an adorable pair! Hope they find loving new homes soon.

12:36AM PST on Jan 15, 2013

I can see these two being rehomed very quickly.

I hope that by highlighting these two very cute animals, this will draw people to the animal shelter who will take on an older cat or dog.

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