A kitten who was found by the street, met a dog and insisted on being her friend.

Kelsey @instabearrrr

Bear the kitten was found on the side of the road in Mebane, North Carolina a few months ago. He was alone without a cat mom in sight. An emergency medical technician spotted him near the busy traffic and brought him to his car.

Sparkle Cat Rescue, a rescue group in Burlington, took him in. Once the kitten was stable, they transported him to a loving foster home to be cared for by volunteer Sarah Kelly. “He is so lucky to have been found when he was,” Sarah told Love Meow.

The kitten was a fighter who had survived the rough outdoors on his own. He was eager to be loved and would purr up a storm being cuddled in a purrito.

For a tiny body, he had an amazing appetite, and was never shy of voicing his opinions, especially when he demanded food.

Sarah Kelly @kellyfosterkittens

Bear really blossomed over the next few weeks. He ventured out of his playpen to explore – jumping, hopping, and frolicking freely in his foster room. The curious kitty would play with anything that moved.

Around that time, a couple (Kelsey and Kasey) from High Point, North Carolina came across Bear through Instagram. They were instantly smitten with the rambunctious panther kitty.

Sarah Kelly @kellyfosterkittens

They filled out the application and went to visit him one day. It was love at first sight. Little Bear made his way into their arms and nuzzled in for some kisses.

When the kitten was big enough for adoption, he moved into his new home where the couple’s 10-year-old dog Riley awaited his arrival.

Kelsey @instabearrrr

“Even with how tiny he is, Bear is fearless. He ran right up to Riley and started to play with her ears and kiss her. It was so funny to watch this little poof of fur…

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