Dog Saves Cat

Dog Saves Cat

by Gail
(Boston, USA)

Chloe - what, me a hero?

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Chloe - what, me a hero?

The following story was featured in - what a heartwarming story with great results! See link at base of post. We’re used to the expression “they’re fighting like cats and dogs.” But Chloe, a 22-pound pug, and Willow, her Siamese cat sister, challenged that old dog-and-cat-rivalry stereotype last week when one helped save the other’s life.

The duo’s parents, Amanda and Ron Bjelland, walked their pets as usual to pick up the morning newspaper. When they returned to the house, Chloe followed her owners inside, while Willow stayed back to explore in the backyard.

About five minutes later, Chloe started crying at the glass door leading to the back yard. Bjelland let the dog out, but Chloe’s barking and crying persisted.

Eventually Bjelland heeded Chloe’s alarm and followed the dog to the family’s koi pond, where they found Willow struggling to escape the frigid waters. She had fallen through a hole in the ice-covered pond. Her owners surmise that she may have been in the freezing water for up to twenty minutes.

Her owner rescued the shivering cat and rushed her into the house to warm her up, and Chloe was rewarded for her vigilance with a special bone. Good job Chloe!

Willow and Chloe were already eating, playing and napping together before the incident. Now they are even closer.

Do you have any of your own stories about cats and dogs getting along?

Source: The Dickinson Press


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Mar 11, 2010 Mine Do
by: Joyce Sammons

My dogs and cats all get along great. Read my stories on here and you'll see. My cats favorite is my 120+ pound boxer Dreyfuss. He'll be 10 this year and the cats love him to death. Check out my whole household. I've got pictures and stories at

Mar 10, 2010 Well done Chloe
by: Ruth

What a lovely story ! Chloe and Willow will be friends for life now.
Sorry I don't know of any similar stories but I do know most cats and dogs can get along well if introduced properly and it's lovely to see them together.

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