German Shepherd Shocked by Tiny Kittens occupying dog bed!
I like how the kittens aren’t even afraid of this giant creature, and are reaching out and batting at his nose and wanting to play. 😀
Every step is a calculated maneuver, all kitten’s locations are mentally accounted for before a single paw moves. This dog has perfect parental skill and clearly loves his little kittens. The definition of goodest boy. cats
That’s so amazing, he was extremely aware of the fragility of those little furballs and made sure that he didn’t hurt them accidentally. I loved that they kept pawing around at his nose and even when he wasn’t even close! Just little arms and legs, or just legs and legs, all floundering about in his dog bed. And here’s what really strikes me, anytime you buy your pet a bed or a place for them to sleep in, they Never do! But, should another creature take it, well now they want it! Like a child that grew tired of a certain toy, but as soon as another child is to play with it, they immediately find a renewed interest! So adorable those guys! What an excellent family they will be!! cats🥰🥰
I love how Rocky is very careful when moving, and making sure he wasn’t accidentally stepping on any kitties
It’s an interesting study on how a family dog sorts through a heterachy of competing values: On the one hand, he loves and is habituated to lie in his own bed. On the other, he is a faithful member of his pack and instinctively recognizes his role as protector of the pack’s most vulnerable members. In laudable fashion, he chooses the higher value of protection. Good dog!
We adopted a German Shepherd at 2 years old and had him until he passed 8 years later, just an amazing dog. Took to our family right away, and was so loyal and had such a good temperament. We live in a rural area and he was just free range, never fenced at all. Never left the property, never went in the road to get hit unlike some other animals we’ve had, and he absolutely kept the coyotes at bay. He would stand on the porch and bark, and I would find tracks in the snow all around the perimeter of our property. That dog also loved water, be it lakes, rivers, or sprinklers. And the ball…he was all about the ball, all day, every day. Throw the ball, throw the ball, come on, just throw the ball…he would roll it to my foot and be like, “Hey! You touched the ball, you must want to throw it”….
The kiss by the German shepherd to one of the kittens in the end after memorizing their scents is adorable. Also, how the kittens thinks he is there to babysit and play with them.
There were 4 kittens playing on his bed and he,not even accidentally hurt any of them.
A kitten could easily have come under his hind legs, but no. He is the gentlest, sweetest dog. Lots of love to him.❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
He’s so gentle and patient. When my sister had my niece we were worried how the GS would be but he is SO protective of her, tolerant of her and playful, even though he’s a big boiii. Very loyal dogs, very family-oriented and loves pats just as much as any other dog. Love you Tyson!
This was my dog (king shepherd) last year when we brought home 2 kittens… She was very curious and cautious, but being geriatric she quickly lost interest and decided to let us take care of them. She died just before Christmas and the cats looked for their big auntie for 3 days.
Shepherd’s are so smart. Our girl Lexi was two years old when we brought home an 8 week old Dachshund pup and she went straight into Mother Mode and took Zoe under her wing, teaching her how to be a good pupper. Lex would do similar things to ROcky in getting up higher so she could watch Zoe from a good vantage point (and not get pummeled by an energetic puppy). 😀
Aww this reminds me of how we had to adopt a kitten because its mom abandoned him. Our Queensland heeler started sniffing the tiny guy who needed to be handfed formula, and his big brother mode activated. Started cleaning him like he was second parent, and the two became inseparable and now kitten thinks its a dog.
I doubt that Rocky is thinking about how wonderful it is to have these kittens in his personal space. He’s probably thinking, “But what about me? If the kittens can take over the only space I can call my own, where does that leave me?” Poor Rocky. 🙁