Rescue Pit Bull with a Rough Past Becomes Mom to 20 Foster Kittens

Meet Hema the rescue Pit Bull who is obsessed with fostering kittens.

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“All she wants to do is lick and snuffle them,” dog owner Marissa Clingen told The Dodo. “Who would have thought a stray D.C. Pit Bull with scars on her face would be a good kitten mother?”

It all started a few years ago when Hema landed in the Humane Rescue Alliance Washington, D.C. “She was found as a stray but had many, many bite wounds,” the shelter’s spokesperson Alix Tolley tells The Dodo. Despite the pup’s rough start in life, she was still a very loving doggie. Maybe that’s why, when Clingen swung by the shelter one day, she immediately fell in love with Hema and took her home as soon as she could.

Clingen volunteers as a kitten foster, but she was still surprised to see Hema get so deeply into the role of a mother. “We hope all this attention given to Hema and the kittens will encourage people to adopt animals from shelters,” Clingen shared.

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Meet Hema the rescue Pit Bull who is obsessed with fostering kittens

“[Hema] was found as a stray but had many, many bite wounds.”

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Marissa Clingen adopted her after falling in love with the Pit Bull’s sweet personality.

Clingen volunteers as a kitten foster, and Hema got deep into the role of a mother.

“It truly brings tears to my eyes… The fact that she can still be so loving to those kittens.”

“All she wants to do is lick and snuffle them.”

“Who would have thought a stray D.C. Pit Bull with scars on her face would be a good kitten mother?”

Watch the video here:

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Hema the Foster Pittie

We only recruit the best fosters for our little kitties. Good thing Hema was up for the challenge.

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Gepostet von Humane Rescue Alliance am Sonntag, 10. Juli 2016