12 Oct '13, 9pm

Pit bull saves cat from hungry coyotes

Pit bull saves cat from hungry coyotes

Pit bulls often get a bad rap for being known as an aggressive breed, but for the pet owners that love them, they are better known for their sweet, playful demeanor and unconditional loyalty. Few stories illustrate the soft side of pit bulls better than this one about Jack the dog and his unlikely companion, Kitty, reports Fox 13 News in Tampa . The story is particularly unusual in that Kitty, as her name hints, is actually cat. It's a fact which Jack, a rescued pit bull, compassionately overlooks. To him, she's just a friend. The connection between the two might be rooted in their shared past. Both are rescued animals. "He probably feels like he's the caretaker. He checks on her every day and sniffs her, seeing what kind of shape she is in," said Sherree Lewis, Florida resident and owner of the two pets. Jack's role as caretaker was recently put to the ultimate test, afte...

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