Scarlette Tipton, now two-years-old, had her left arm completely amputated because of cancer when she was 10 months old; Doc, a rescue kitten, had her right paw amputated after an accident involving a car. So on Christmas eve, the Tipton family, from California, went to the shelter. By Wednesday, Doc was part of the family.
“We wanted a little kitten to have [Scarlette] grow up with, so she has something that’s just like her,” mom Simone Tipton told Love Meow. She did notice that Doc had staples on her side and said ‘owies’. I let her know that she had owies just like her, and she placed her hand on her side and just nodded. She recognizes that the cat has similar struggles as she does.”