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What Love Looks Like: Man and Cat Swim to Safety in the Alberta, Canada, Flood

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats )

- 890 days ago -
These photos of a cat dude and his cat friend swimming to safety during the flooding in Alberta, Canada, are going to amaze you.

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Christeen Anderson (655)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:34 am
Thank goodness they are both safe.

Kit B. (276)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 8:15 am

Thanks for submitting this heartwarming story.

Cher C. (1462)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 8:20 am

My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in Alberta at this time!!!!!!


Julie E. (372)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 9:49 am
This is the first I am hearing about the floods. So many, to many catastrophes in the last decade.
Sorry to hear about this Cher.

Cher C. (1462)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 9:51 am

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Saturday June 22, 2013, 9:51 am

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Carol H. (229)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:20 am
noted through happy tears!!

. (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:51 am
What a horrible story, with a happy ending.

caroline s. (81)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 11:44 am
Sorry to hear about the floods....I didn't know :-(
But I love happy endings. That's love!

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 12:43 pm
Yep, you're right, I'm amazed. G*d bless these two, and my prayers for the unfortunate victims of this disaster.

Birgit W. (155)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 1:03 pm
How wonderful that they both made it. Thank you.

Sheri Schongold (7)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 1:13 pm
That is a perfece example of what love is. Bless him for caring more about his cat than the rest of the stuff, which can be replaced while the cat cannot. God bless both of them.

S J. (128)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 1:45 pm
noted with glad they both save. Thanks Cher.

Ruth C. (265)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 1:52 pm
I glad they both are okay!

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 2:19 pm
Thanks for this story.

Isabelle J. (87)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 3:09 pm
Beautiful ! This man is an example !

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 3:17 pm
Noted! How wonderful for them both that they have each other.

Deborah W. (6)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 3:36 pm
Anybody wonder why there was time to get thises photos while help was solely needed? Just askin ....

janet f. (29)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 6:19 pm
That was pretty dramatic. Those waters looked like they was some serious current to swim through.

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 6:24 pm
I saw this story as well. So grateful they made it. Ty for sharing.

paula eaton (30)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 6:34 pm
I feel for the animals who drown in the floods. Glad there was a good ending to this story.

Les L. (11)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:47 pm
Loved this story...there are more pictures in the National Post!
Thanks Cher.

. (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:57 pm
Great story glad they both made it. Noted Thanks Cher

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 8:48 pm
The link is not connecting but I have seen a lot of the coverage. The flood certainly affects a lot of animals and pets as well as wildlife. Finally got the link with the second try, glad they are safe.

Brigitta MacMillan (10)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:10 pm
I'm so happy for Kevan and Momo. "...we're elated to see that Yaets and Momo will still have each other." -- Amen to that! :)

Dianne D. (477)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:34 pm
Real men love ALL animals. This man is a real man to me. You can see into the soul of a human by the way they treat an animal. My animals will be the first I packed up. Do you put material items over a life? Not me!!! I can get pictures from family and friends. Documents can be obtained from a computer. Furniture and other materials things re-purchased. A life - can never be replaced.

june t. (66)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 11:50 pm
it's a great story

Loredana V. (23)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 12:27 am
THANK YOU!! This is exactly what I needed to restore my faith in humans. You can't abandon a friend, no matter the species. Noted, shared, twitted
Have a lovely Sunday beautiful people

M B. (61)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 1:51 am

Arlene Morrison (1)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:21 am
Fantastic pictures~I didn't think cats swam but the proof is right there!I am glad they are both safe!

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:37 am
Noted, thanks.

Alice Mullen (13)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:39 am
Lovely story

KAREN SickAgain G. (212)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 6:45 am
Swim Momo swim

Aaron Bouchard (159)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 8:18 am
Noted thanks

Kay M. (345)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 9:32 am
I agree - REAL men love cats (and all animals).

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:09 am
nice one

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:02 am

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:24 am
Nawet podczas katastrofy istnieją prawdziwi bohaterowie, którzy ratują nie tylko swoje życie, oby takich przypadków więcej.

Gloria picchetti (305)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:28 am
Thank G-d Kevan and Momo were able to stay together in the water. I hope they found a good place where they can still stay together.

Elizabeth Pugliese (8)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 1:51 pm
So sweet that his main thought was for his cat.

Gloria H. (88)
Monday June 24, 2013, 11:55 am
This is more of a man, than any guy with a roomfull of mounted trophy heads! Show me a man who thinks of number 1 first, and I will show him the door!

Sara P. (69)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 10:30 am
I'm so happy that Yaets and Momo are fine!!!! Thanks Cher.

Freya H. (340)
Friday June 28, 2013, 2:40 pm
When you go to the website you see Momo swimming. Cats can swim quite well when they have to. My cat Buttermilk - who was my mistress during my childhood - loved to get in the tub with me.

Barb Knight (1691)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 7:52 pm
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