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Jack Russell terrier nurses kittens to health

May 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
People say cats and dogs don't get along, but a pooch in Pennsylvania is making that seem like a myth.

Annabelle, a 3-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix, just had two puppies. Then a family friend found a couple of abandoned kittens and brought them to Annabelle's home.

Within no time, Annabelle was nursing the kittens just like they were her own.

" Within an hour, she was letting them nurse from her, and she was cleaning them," said Annabelle's owner Kristie Sharar.

Sharar says she's actually more protective of the kittens than her own puppies. In fact, she often even carries them around in her mouth.