Hammie the Bulldog and His Foster Kittens

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Hammie the bulldog helped his petmom foster a litter of kittens. He loved his little kitty babies and posed with them for some of the sweetest photos we’ve seen.

Reddit user RorschachBulldogs shared the adorable photo of her dog Hammie and a foster kitten seen below, saying:  “Hi Reddit, We fostered a kitty family last year. This is our Bulldog Hammie with one of his ‘babies’. He loved them!”

Not surprisingly everyone who saw the pic loved Hammie and his little pal and a conversation was started that led to a few more pics being shared.

Here are the pics and a few of  RorschachBulldogs’ comments:

“He was like a mother hen!”

“The kitties spent so much time being mothered by Hammie, I’m sure his Bulldoggness rubbed off onto them.”

“Fostering the kitty family was so awesome! They were born in my house on Halloween. All of them went to perfect homes & I get updates on them often.
If you (you meaning, whoever reads this) have the time to foster, it’s an experience I’d highly recommend!”

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I let them sit together for awhile, then when the kitty started looking towards me, I said ‘Hammie, do you love your babies’? & took the pic.

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” This one is my favorite, he looks so proud of his little babies! “

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Bonus pic: Hammie as a puppy

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2 thoughts on “Hammie the Bulldog and His Foster Kittens”

  1. It is amazing what happens to your Adult pets when you have babies in the house. Growlie,named so because of her habit to hiss & growl at my husband and I, no matter what, even when feeding her. She hung out on the sidewalk and whenever I went out she was right there hissing and growling. She was skin & bones at first .When she let me pet her I noticed she was nursing. She started to bring her babies in the cat door at night,when they saw us, out the door they went. We were finally able to pet one, then 2 & 3 and just last week the last holdout. The kittens are so happy to have all the attention while Growlie decided to stay outside,and have a new family, her first litter found another “Mama”, his name is Ali, we call him Boy or Lee. When the kittens 1st came in he didn’t want much to do with them but now… He bathes, sleeps, and watches over them but, most disconcerting, he allows them to nurse! They are about 4 months old, they don’t need to nurse and he can’t provide sustenance for them anyway, but as a comfort measure he allows one or two at a time to nurse. This isn’t Boy’s first litter of babies, it’s his fifth! We had one litter with Boy’s Mama, the rest we rescued or fostered. Boy, had to be rescued himself, after a fashion from his littermates,who were much bigger & stronger than he. He was born with the bottom part of his back right leg turned backwards. We took him to our vet at 2 wks old the vet said he probably wouldn’t make it, but Boy & I were very determined. He learned to live with his leg but I could see as he grew he was experiencing pain. One night when it was time to come in, I couldn’t find him as I called & called, I figured he was chasing millers, one of his favorites so I thought I’d let him stay out until my husband got up at 2am for work. I asked my husband if he’d come in and he said no, I went out to call him again, I’d almost given up when I heard a cry from the empty lot next door, I ran over, to find him stuck in the fence, this part of the fence had a piece of metal attached to it. He’d caught his bad leg in the gap of the fence the more he struggled the worse it was on his bad leg.I tried to get him but noticed blood and realized his leg was broken in the middle of his thigh. I couldn’t free him myself so I called but my husband couldn’t hear me. I left the flashlight with Boy and ran to get my husband and a towel, together we pushed the fence so I could get the Boy. It was almost 4am by that time, my vet didn’t open til 7am but he advised to give him small amounts of tepid water and keep him warm until I could bring him in at 6am. The break was so bad and in such an awkward place we decided to amputate his leg. He does extremely well and through all of the pain he endured. Even as a full male he took care of kittens, loving them as much then as he does now,as a neutered male. My vet never ceases to wonder about his escapades. He went through a lot as a kitten but it didn’t change his heart is is HUGE and very loving and he shares it with any who want it or needs it.He is a HERO to me and the many kittens he’s loved in his 4 1/2 yrs. I hope he’s around a VERY long time.

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