When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by its mother, life must have looked pretty bleak. But then fate smiled on the kitten: Golden Retriever Ponzu and his owner Jessiepon took pity on the little feline and decided to adopt it.
It is doubtful that Ponzu had any idea just how grateful Ichimi would be for this incredible act of kindness. An amazing father-child bond developed and evolved, despite the fact that the two represent two species who are locked into an eternal struggle for domination.
Well, evidently, not everything in nature is about competition for limited resources. Simply heartwarming!
Ponzu the golden retriever has taken over as the role of caretaker.
Ichimi and Ponzu love to play hide and seek together.
They clean one another and care for each other as if they were truly a family.
Ichimi wakes up daddy Ponzu when she wants to play a game.
Ponzu shows Ichimi his silly side by sticking out his tongue behind her back.
There’s nothing like reading a book after enjoying a day of games.
Ichimi isn’t much larger than a bird but she loves playing with the much larger Ponzu.
Ponzu always makes sure he gives Ichimi a little nuzzle so she knows that she is loved.
Ichimi helps her daddy Ponzu clean behind his ears in tough to reach spots.
Ponzu keeps guard as little Ichimi sleeps to make sure they are both safe and sound.
Sometimes Ichimi sneaks up behind Ponzu and surprise him as he rests.
Ichimi loves hiding behind the curtain so she can play all sorts of fun tricks on Ponzu.
Once the day of fun is over, Ichi and Ponzu embrace each other and drift off to dreamland.
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