According to the pets’ owners, a pack of three Siberian Huskies from San Jose, California, is raising a rescued cat as one of their own.
According to Thoa Bui, one of the pet owners, the three dogs — Lilo, Infinity, and Miko — are “great friends” with the cat named Rosie, and they “do everything together,” including sleep, eat, and play. Lilo, Infinity, and Rosie belong to Bui and her two other sisters, Thi and Tram Bui, while Miko belongs to their cousins who reside down the street.
According to Bui, Lilo, the pack’s Husky leader, acts as a surrogate mother to Rosie. She said she and her sisters discovered Rosie when she was just 3 weeks old, hungry, sluggish, and dying.
“We took a risk by placing her with Lilo, and Lilo saved her life,” Bui added. “For hours, Lilo never left Rosie’s side. She reassured and cuddled her till she felt better and was ready to sip from a bottle.”
The kitten eventually tried to “suckle” on Lilo, which launched their “mother-daughter connection,” according to Bui. Rosie looked to Lilo for direction, so the young cat began “imitating everything” the dog did, she said.
“When she saw Lilo and the dogs going outdoors to potty, she followed suit,” Bui explained. “When they were leashed for walks, Lilo wanted to be leashed and go with them.”
Rosie was then gradually introduced to Lilo’s sister Infinity and their brother Miko by Bui, her sisters, and cousins, she claimed.
“Rosie has joined the pack,” Bui added. “Because Lilo is their leader, Infinity and Miko simply accepted her, and they’re now best friends.”
According to Bui, the four pets eat, drink from the same bowls, play together, walk together, and even nap together.
Rosie has also taken on several Husky characteristics. She enjoys going on walks and is “fearless,” according to Bui, who claims the cat is not frightened of water.
“We go on a lot of road vacations, and we recently took Rosie canoeing and paddle-boarding,” Bui explained. “She’s not afraid at all, and she knows everything will be fine as long as Lilo is around.”
Bui said that she and her sisters like photographing and filming the attractive group, who demonstrate that love has no borders.