Dog Adopts Orphaned Kittens

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Eighty-four-year-old Elbert Bristow recently experienced a first when his dog started feeding a litter of six-week-old kittens at his home. The Columbia, Alabama man said Molly took on mothering duties after her friend, the family cat (and the mother of the kittens) was run over and killed.

After the vulnerable kittens lost their mom, Molly stepped in to take care of them. The dog feeds them a few times each day. Bristow said the kittens have accepted the loving dog as their mother and follow Molly everywhere.