Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

This awesome video has captured the moment a wildlife volunteer is reunited with the cheetah he cared for until a year earlier.

Dolph Volker bonded with ten-month-old cheetah cub Gabriel while he was volunteering at Cheetah Experience in South Africa. He spent plenty of time with the cub, feeding him and playing with him.

When he returned to the sanctuary, Volker was reunited with the cheetah and their meeting is a memorable one.

Wildlife volunteer Dolph Volker met Gabriel the cheetah while helping out at a sanctuary in South Africa.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

Here is the video:

And here are the highlights:

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The cat shows Volker just how much he has missed him by showering him with affection.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

Gabriel is comfortable eating out of Mr Volker’s hand, but often has a tendency to suck on his thumb.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

Here is the duo’s first reunion, in 2015:

And here are the highlights:

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The wild animal purrs and plays like a house cat, lavishing cuddles and licks on his best friend.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

The volunteer said that the abrasive nature of the cheetah’s tongue has left him with infections.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

Volker shows no fear as he plays with Gabriel.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

Volker describes Gabriel as “the most affectionate and interactive cat, wild or domesticated he’s ever met”.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

The closeness of the relationship is demonstrated here, by the pair sharing a bed.

Gabriel The Cheetah Purrs And Cuddles Like A House Cat When He Is Reunited With His Favorite Keeper.

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