This is cute. We should give animals more credit for their feelings and actions.
“Came home to my roommate’s dog protecting my kitten from the loud thunder and lightning outside,” said the Reddit user
The place: Los Angeles, California, USA. The cat’s name is Toast. The dog is Terra.
Here is another picture:
Thanks to the internet we see a lot of friendships between dogs and cats. We also see dogs raising kittens and vice versa. This is the first time I have seen this sort of behavior. The kitten looks genuinely scared. Terra is not bothered by the thunder.