Every day for five years, a blind raccoon visited the same woman. Every time he showed up in her yard, she would feed him, so he would always come back for more.
The woman, named Eryn, says the raccoon was at least partially blind, and that his eyes shined bright green during the day. Sometimes he walked into things and was afraid of the wind, high grass, birds and snow.
The raccoon would come back several times a day for food and Eryn made sure to feed him soft foods since his bottom lip was missing.
While this raccoon was in a very fragile state, he wound up getting a couple of body guards. Two black kittens had been hanging around the Eryn’s yard and decided to tag along with the raccoon once they realized he was getting fed.
As the raccoon was heading back out into the woods, the two black cats walked alongside him as if they were escorting him back safely. Eryn quickly took out her phone to record this heartwarming moment on video.
It seems like the kittens developed a unique bond with the raccoon and they quickly became friends. This once lonely blind raccoon now had two furry friends to lead the way and keep him company.
Sadly, the raccoon passed away in June of 2015, which made him more than five years old. In the wild, a raccoon has a life expectancy of about two to three years, so for this blind raccoon to live more than five in the shape that he was in is truly a miracle.
As for his kitty body guards – Eryn wound up taming them and decided to adopt them! They now live indoors with her other cat, Squirt. Eryn had recently lost her mother and her other cat at the time, so the addition of these new kittens really helped her cope with her difficult losses.
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10 Dogs Who Are Having A Worse Day Than You:
We’ve all had a bad day now and then, but when it comes to these dogs, they’ve got “ruff” days covered. Whether they woke up on the wrong side of the bed, are feeling a grumpy, or just didn’t realize it was vet visit time, these dogs give new meaning to having a bad day.
Check out these 10 dogs who are having a worse day than you:
1) This Dog Who Tried To Find The Perfect Spot
This adorable Frenchie just wanted to get comfortable. Just a few little digging motions and he would be all settled in for a nap. But it wasn’t in the cards– and OOPS, off he goes.
2) This Dog Who Got Caught With His Foot In His Mouth
Have you ever said something you instantly regret? It’s like you can’t get your foot in your mouth fast enough. We think this pooch opened his mouth at the wrong time and BAM! Instead of being reprimanded for saying something off-color, he just punished himself 😂
3) This Dog Who Has No Sense Of Timing
“Okay Karen, I’m ready when you are. Toss that ball!” This dog’s sense of timing is a wee bit off, but who’s to judge. It happens to the best of us, buddy.
4) This Dog Who Has The Clingiest Sibling
Sure, siblings are fun but everyone needs some alone time. This Golden Retriever can’t catch a break. His buddy has no sense of personal space and gives new meaning to “me and my shadow.”
5) This Dog Whose Owner Went Too Far
Is it any wonder dogs get cranky? One look at this guy and you’ll understand. If you thought your day was bad, just think about how it feels to be this pooch. We feel your pain, pal.
6) This Dog Who Isn’t Supposed To Be On The Furniture
When this dog’s owner isn’t home, this pooch figures he can do whatever he wants, and that includes being a total spaz all over the furniture. Little does he know his owner has hidden video cameras and he’s going to get a speaking to when his dad gets home. It was fun while it lasted though.
7) This Dog Who’s Just Too Tired
Sometimes you’re just too tired to care #NuffSaid
8) This Dog Who Mistakes A Bikini For A Toy
If it looks like a chew toy, it must be a chew toy, right? This Beagle has it all wrong. His owner will either be surprised by his new find or in total hysterics. Either way, this beachgoer is short of a top– but thankfully, she’s a good sport about it.
9) This Dog Who Nearly Destroys The Restaurant
Sometimes in life, a dog’s got to do what nature intended him to do. When this loveable Lab saw a cute black pooch, all bets are off, and there he goes. And the table goes with him.
10) This Dog Who Got Beat Up By A Cat
Sometimes in life, size doesn’t matter. Nor species. He may be the tougher opponent but this cat is a straight up ninja.
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