Meet Hema the rescue pit bull who’s obsessed with fostering kittens. “All she needs to do is lick and snuffle them,” canine’s proprietor Marissa Clingen informed The Dodo. “Who would have thought a stray D.C. pit bull with scars on her face could be a superb kitten mom?”
It began a couple of years in the past when Hema landed within the Humane Rescue Alliance Washington, D.C. “She was discovered as a stray however had many, many chew wounds,” the shelter’s spokesperson Alix Tolley tells The Dodo. Contemplating that the pooch had such a tough begin in life, she was nonetheless a really loving doggie. Perhaps that’s why when Clingen swung by the shelter at some point, she instantly fell in love with Hema and took her dwelling as quickly as she may.
Clingen volunteers as a kitten foster, however she was nonetheless shocked to see Hema get so deep into the position of a mom. “It actually brings tears to my eyes,” says Tolley. “The truth that she will nonetheless be so loving to these kittens reveals the resilience of those animals.” To this point, Hema has fostered greater than 20 kitties over the interval of three years – and the kitten-obsessed pit bull is having fun with each minute of it.