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Adorable moment man introduces his puppy to neighborhood cat goes viral

man introduces his puppy to neighborhood cat
(Image credit: TikTok / @cheyennetylerberry)

A TikTok user has captured a wonderful moment where a man can be seen introducing his pet dog to the neighborhood cat, and it’s adorable!

The user, Cheyenne (opens in new tab), happened to peer out the window and see a man with his new puppy walking down the street. When he comes across the neighborhood kitty, he stops to introduce the pair to one another. Of course, they don’t immediately get along, but they quickly decide to tolerate one another!

The man then thanks the cat for allowing him to introduce his puppy by giving the ginger puss a loving smooth and then carrying on on his way.

Cheyenne posted the heartwarming video with the caption, “caught this pure moment and I haven’t stopped smiling since”. 

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The wonderful moment happened in York, UK, and apparently the cat in question is George, a well-known personality in the area! 

The video has racked up an impressive 1.4 million likes, and been shared over 17.8K times. Many other TikTok users have commented, including twin popstars Jedward, who said: “You see cats and dogs can be friends … World peace”.

Many users have congratulated the man for teaching his dog about cats and ensuring he is used to felines to prevent future problems. They also are very impressed by his gentle nature and clear love for both species. 

TikToker Gee Marshy commented: “He is probably trying to get his pup used to seeing/being around cats very sweet.”

User Amy said: “I love seeing little moment like this where they think no one is watching it makes it so raw and heart warming”. Sarah Meredith added: “we need to find this man and protect him at all costs.”

Well, the video did make its way back to the man featured, who revealed that the pup is called Ted and calls himself Ted's Dad (@hexhome1) (opens in new tab) on TikTok. 

He commented: “I should point out that I had petted the cat first and assessed how this might turn out. Ted is 4 months old and has been introduced to cats before.”

Ted’s Dad has plenty of videos of his adorable pup, just like this one, captioned “Beachcombing Ted”.

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Well done to Ted’s Dad for spreading a little animal love and providing the internet with a smile, even when he had no idea he was being watched!