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Boy And Rescue Cat With Same Rare Eye Condition, Cleft Lip Prove Differences Are ‘Magic’

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“Last week, a friend posted an image of the cat in our cleft moms group. This kitty was taken in by a rescue group in Minnesota. We knew immediately that this kitty was meant to be part of our family. Not only does he have a cleft lip like our 7-year-old son Madden, he also has complete heterochromia iridum, like Madden. They were destined to be best friends. Funny how a pet can make you feel less alone.

Heterochromia iridum is when a part of the iris has at least two colors. Complete heterochromia iridum, where the eyes are complete different colors all together, is quite rare, existing in less than 1% of the population, I’m told. That plus the cleft lips, is exceptionally rare. We have friends that kindly helped fund a road trip so that we could travel from Oklahoma to Minnesota to adopt this sweet kitty and bring him home.

We’re usually not spontaneous people, but we knew that we were meant to love this kitty. Moon, the kitty, and Madden are the perfect companions for each other.  In a word full of bullies and hateful words, we will choose to chase love. I think it’s safe to say that this kitty is love, and was certainly meant to be part of our journey and Madden’s journey.

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I’m stunned at how this all played out. It sounds silly, but fate willed these two together. There’s no other explanation. This kitty was so far away from us. I’m amazed that we found out about him, and even more amazed by the friends and strangers that helped us get to him, and adopt him.

Everyone needs a friend, and everyone needs to feel understood. I’m so thankful Madden has Moon. Not only so that both he and the kitty have a relatable and sweet companion, but also, I hope Moon helps Madden realize that being born unique in an incredible thing; that he is magic. These two handsome guys truly are a wonder.

I had no intention of our family getting attention from this at all, but if anything does get attention, I truly hope it benefits kids with cleft lips, if only to raise awareness.” Madden previously went viral for this inspiring anti-bullying video celebrating his differences after he was bullied on the school bus. Now he’s got a precious four-legged friend to reinforce just how special their differences make them.

“Don’t be mean to other people that are different. We’ve already been through a lot of hard stuff,” he proudly says in the video. “Show everybody kindness! You’re missing out on a lot of awesome people if you’re being a poophead to them. If somebody’s being mean to you, be nice to them. Because the most unlovable people need love the most.”

Madden’s mom further explained, “There were a few kids saying really ugly, mean things to him. It really broke his spirit and he had a rough year. The bullying still rears its nastiness once in a while, but the only thing we can do is try to change our perception on bullies, and try to change the way it affects us. Unfortunately, there will probably always be an unkind person that we’ll encounter. It will always sting and hurt, but we can’t control other people’s behavior, so we will just try our best to change our own mindset.

We’re full of shortcomings, just like every other human, but we will always try our best to show others kindness, even when we face our most difficult adversary, even when we’re standing up for ourselves, and even when we feel like being kind is the last thing we want to do in a difficult moment. I just want Madden, and our other two boys, to grow up to be good people, and have healthy mindsets.”

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Mom hears loud crash only to walk into son’s bedroom & find shocking sight as son sleeps

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Mom hears loud crash only to walk into son’s bedroom & find shocking sight as son sleeps

We all know that children are innocent young souls and it is because of this that we need to take good care of them, protect them and teach them to be better people.

One night a couple checked on their son only to find him sleeping with his pet fish. The startling sight made the couple realize how innocent their son was. It was at this point that they realized there were some important life lessons they had to teach their son.

Mom hears loud crash only to walk into son’s bedroom & find shocking sight as son sleeps

Corey Hamlin and his wife Tori had bought their young son, Everett, a gold fish and a fish tank with beautiful lights. Everett loved his pet gold fish and spent most of his time staring at the fish tank and made sure it was clean and that it had all the décor that would make Nemo happy.

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One night, while the family was preparing to go to bed, Everett grew tired of just watching his pet fish so he approached the tank and opened the lid. He had a tough time opening the lid, so his parents heard a loud crash.

When his mother asked if something had happened, Everett said that it was nothing. Little did his mother know that he had taken out Nemo from his fish tank and carried him to his bed. Everett thought that Nemo must have been so lonely in his fish tank so he wanted to give his pet some hug.

Mom hears loud crash only to walk into son’s bedroom & find shocking sight as son sleeps

About 20 minutes later the couple checked on their son. It was then that they realized that the fish tank lid was missing! And even to make it worse was the fact that the fish was not inside the tank. Confused Tori asked her husband to help check on the fish with her, which is when he realized his son was holding the fish gently in his hand.

Shocked by what they had seen, the couple woke up their son to explain to him that Nemo was dead because fish needed to stay in water. Everett said that he meant to harm and just wanted to pet his fish. He had known Nemo since he was a baby and he was so upset over losing him.

Mom hears loud crash only to walk into son’s bedroom & find shocking sight as son sleeps

Everett was innocent, and this was one of those moments when a child learns what it means to lose something or someone so dear to them. They got Everett another fish, and the boy promised he wouldn’t touch it.

He finally realized it was much better to appreciate his fish inside the tank than to touch them and put them at risk.

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Puppy Is Separated From Cow Who Raised Him- Then Camera Captures Tear-Jerking Moment They Reunite

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Puppy Is Separated From Cow Who Raised Him- Then Camera Captures Tear-Jerking Moment They Reunite

The bond between a dog named Rookie and his family’s big, brown cow is unlike any you have heard of before!

From the moment Rookie joined the family, he not only bonded with his human owners, but also with the family’s cow. In fact, the cow became a mother figure to Rookie. The two were simply inseparable. They lived, ate, played, and slept right by each other’s side in a farmer’s barn.

the cow became a mother figure to Rookie. The two were simply inseparable.

The cow became a mother figure to Rookie. The two were simply inseparable.

The dog followed the cow everywhere and the cow could often be seen licking his coat, cuddling down with him and letting him sleep on her back.

Sadly, a day came when the family had to sell the cow as they could not afford the expenses that came with taking care of two cows.

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The puppy was absolutely heartbroken. He barked and cried all the time and even stopped eating regularly. He would sit in the barn and wait for hours as if with hope of his best-friend returning.

Then, one day, Rookie heard a familiar moo from a distance. Without hesitation, he ran from his yard and followed the voice all the way to its source. There he found his best-friend! The cow had been sold to another farmer in the village, but was still close enough for him to hear her.

Rookie was absolutely heartbroken. He barked and cried all the time and even stopped eating regularly.

Rookie was absolutely heartbroken. He barked and cried all the time and even stopped eating regularly.

Rookie’s owner followed after him and brought him back home many times. Rookie’s  sad puppy eyes tugged on the family’s heart, but they hoped he would get over the loss and move on, but that never happened.

Soon the family couldn’t bear to see the poor dog in such a down and out state, they realized how much the separation affected their fury friend and decided to buy back the cow.

To make sure Rookie was never left alone again, they also bought another pup to keep him company.

The reunion is such a precious tear-jerking moment. You may want to keep the tissues nearby!

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Runner Finishes Marathon Carrying Abandoned Puppy She Rescued On The Way

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A marathon runner melted hearts across the world for the sweetest reason. Khemjira Klongsanun from Bangkok, Thailand is an ardent runner and regularly runs marathons in her home.

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road. It was all alone with no mother or siblings around.

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road

All the other runners were focused on winning and hence were trying to avoid the little dog but not Khemjira. She understood that a little kindness and compassion was worth much more than just winning a marathon and trying to beat her personal best.

Sacrificing some of her precious time off the marathon, Khemjira slowly approached the little dog stray puppy and scooped it up.

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Khemjira then ran the remaining 19-miles of the marathon, all the while holding the little puppy in her arms.

There was an option, perhaps, that Khemjira could have handed the puppy off to a willing spectator or race official, but she did not. She chose to go all the way with her newly found fur friend.

Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

The pair made it over the finish line together. But, as it turns out, that was not the end of their story. Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

She took Nong Chom to see a vet who confirmed that he was perfectly healthy. Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Khemjira took Nong Chom back to where she found him, to check if his mom or any siblings were in need of help too, but it looked like Nong Chom had definitely been alone.

The sweet little dog is now surrounded by love, has a home and a family he belongs to. What a touching act of kindness, we hope this pair remain a close family forever.

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