Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

Rescue Pit Bull With A Horrific Past Becomes Mom To 20 Foster Kittens.

It's not a secret that dogs and cats don't have the best of relationships. In many households, they just learn to tolerate each other. Although it's not common, it is possible for the two to bond and grow a special relationship with each other.

Hema, the rescue pit bull, for example, is obsessed with fostering baby kittens. That's right, kittens, not puppies. Her owner, Marissa Clingen, claims that all Hema wants to do is lick and snuffle them.

Who would have thought a stray D.C. pit bull with scars on her face would be a good kitten mother?

Who would have thought a stray D.C. pit bull with scars on her face would be a good kitten mother?

Robin Seegers/Marissa Clingen

Let's start from the beginning: Hema landed in the care of the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C. a few years ago.

Let's start from the beginning: Hema landed in the care of the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C. a few years ago.

Robin Seegers/Marissa Clingen

“She was found as a stray, but had many, many bite wounds,” the shelter’s spokesperson Alix Tolley told The Dodo.

“She was found as a stray, but had many, many bite wounds,” the shelter’s spokesperson Alix Tolley told The Dodo.

Robin Seegers/Marissa Clingen

You can say she came from humble beginnings. She had a rough start in life, but that hasn't affected how sweet and loving she is.

You can say she came from humble beginnings. She had a rough start in life, but that hasn't affected how sweet and loving she is.

Robin Seegers/Marissa Clingen

Perhaps it was the pooch's sweetness that made Clingen want to take her home the day she saw her at the shelter.

She fell in love immediately and knew she had to have her.

Perhaps it was the pooch's sweetness that made Clingen want to take her home the day she saw her at the shelter.

Robin Seegers/Marissa Clingen

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