Stray dog found caring for five abandoned kittens and yes, we're bawling 11 months ago

Stray dog found caring for five abandoned kittens and yes, we're bawling

Serenity, a stray dog found in Canada, has been hailed a hero.

In what might be the most wholesome content you'll read today, the brave doggo was found protecting five kittens at the side of a road by an Animal Control Officer in Ontario.

According to reports, temperatures were below freezing at the time but this didn't deter Serenity from looking after the brood of baby cats.

The Instagram post was shared by Pet and Wildlife Rescue and they have been inundated with questions since.

It began:

"I have been getting A LOT of attention on social media, but let me fill you in just in case you don't know my name and my story! My name is Serenity and I was found last week on the side of the road keeping 5 kittens warm. A good citizen called the shelter, a kind Animal Control Officer picked the 6 of us up and we've been living our best lives ever since!"

The kittens are currently being looked after by a foster family and will be put up for adoption once they're old enough.

 

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I have been getting A LOT of attention on social media, but let me fill you in just in case you don't know my name and my story! My name is Serenity and I was found last week on the side of the road keeping 5 kittens warm. A good citizen called the shelter, a kind Animal Control Officer picked the 6 of us up and we've been living our best lives ever since! The kittens that I kept safe have been kindly taken in by a foster family and will be put up for adoption once they're old enough to be on their own. Let me tell you a little bit about myself so that the shelter can find the most suitable home for me. I'm obviously great with cats and would have no problem going to a home that has cats in it?. I'm estimated to be about 2 years old so I'm still young and have the energy of a toddler. I love zooming around outside and will run circles around any person or object that is out in the yard with me. The shelter staff has been working on it, but I can be quite jumpy and need to be taught some manners. At this time in my life I would do best in a home without small children that I can knock over. I've gotten along with a couple of dogs at the shelter so far - both were extremely submissive or uninterested in interacting with me. Along with my dominance I am HUGE on playing and have a tendency to get right in other dog's faces. I didn't get along with the dominant or even slightly reactive shelter dogs.I do need help with my house training as it is not perfect. The shelter staff is concerned about getting backlash for not adopting me out with the kittens that I was found with, but the kittens are not old enough to be on their own yet. If they waited for the kittens to be ready that would mean that I wouldn't have my forever family for a couple of months. It is always the staff's goal to get dogs out of the shelter environment and into their forever homes as soon as possible. At the end of the day I am just happy that the kittens were found with me and are now resting peacefully in a warm foster home instead of outside in the cold. Once I'm spayed on December 3rd I'll be ready to go! Apply to adopt me today: https://pawr.org/adoption-process-fees/ XOXO, Serenity

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The post goes on to give a description of Serenity, aged two-years-old, who is also looking for a forever home.

With "the energy of a toddler", this is a puppy who loves to play.

"Along with my dominance, I am HUGE on playing and have a tendency to get right in other dog's faces. I didn't get along with the dominant or even slightly reactive shelter dogs. I do need help with my house training as it is not perfect".

The post also says that the shelter in question is worried about potential backlash for nor rehoming the kittens with Serenity but this would mean waiting for a few months and of course, that's not fair.

For more information on Serenity and the adoption process, you can contact Paw Rescue here.

Main image via Instagram: Pet and Wildlife Rescue