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Posted on Nov 4, 2014

Meet Boots, A Dog That Survived Hurricane Katrina And Is Now A Nanny For Orphaned Kittens

Kitten nanny sounds like it's the best job ever.

This is Boots, he's a 12-year-old Chow/Golden Retriever mix and Hurricane Katrina survivor. Boots is a kitten nanny.

The Arizona Humane Society hired Boots to work in their nursery looking after kittens between five and eight weeks old.

It's almost too adorable to handle.

Boots' work with the orphaned kittens will help them get adopted.

"By socializing kittens with dogs like Boots early in life, we are able to open up an entirely new world of potential home environments to that kitten," The Humane Society wrote on their blog.

As the kittens learn to socialize with Boots, they'll also be exposed to other things to help their adoption chances, like riding in cars, the sound of a vacuum, and laundry machines.

Basically, it's a manners school for kitten orphans and Boots is their headmaster.

Way to go, Boots! Looks like you can teach old dogs to teach new cats.

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