17 Kitties and the Kids Who Love Them

There's an old superstition that cats will sit on babies and steal their breath, but the only breath that's getting stolen is ours when we look at how cute these cats are with their human companions.

1. "When our son was born, we figured he'd bond with one of our four dogs. Imagine our surprise when he became best friends with our ornery, generally-pissy cat." - u/wilfredthedestroyer

Toddler with head on sleeping cat.
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2. Headbutts of love.

Cat and baby touching foreheads.
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3. It looks like a rerun, but it's actually a spin-off.

Cat and baby watching a washing machine.
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4. "Gently... gently..."

5. What sorcery was used to get both of these hooligans to look at the camera at the same time?

Little girl and cat.
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6. "Pet me, gosh dangit!"

7. Lakes: like a bath, but worse.

Cat and child sitting by a lake.
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8. "Someday I will train this little human to feed me and then we'll be set."

Toddler cuddling a cat.
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9. Nice hat.

Cat pressed up against baby's head.
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10. Finally the cat gets the attention he deserves.

11. They're watching The Aristocats. Again.

Cat and child cuddling while watching something on a tablet.
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12. "Is this where the purrs come from?"

Toddler listening to cat's stomach.
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13. Little kisses make everything better.

Little girl putting face into cat's Elizabethan collar.
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14. "Let's just hold hands for now, OK, kid?"

15. The cutest hostage situation of all time.

Cat with a paw on top of sleeping child.
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16. "I scent-marked this baby. It's mine now."

17. A treasured memory in the making.

Little girl and cat.
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