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Have You Seen This? Cat comforts sleeping pig in bizarrely human fashion
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Feast your eyeballs on this bite-sized Awwww-filled moment of companionship between a 12-year-old pig named Mortiz B and a 2-year-old ragdoll cat named Leonardo DiCatzio. - photo by Angela Treasure
CAT VIDEO CENTRAL So, we all know the Internet loves cat videos, whether its kitties saving human boys from aggressive neighborhood dogs or felines strangely frightened of the jumping sound from Super Mario Bros.

The Internet also has affection for unlikely friendships between animals. Theres even a great PBS documentary dedicated to the subject (and conveniently streaming on Netflix).

If you like either of those two things, feast your eyeballs on this bite-sized Awwww-filled moment of companionship between a 12-year-old pig named Mortiz B and a 2-year-old ragdoll cat named Leonardo DiCatzio. No, seriously. Ill save you from a list of some of the best famous-person-turned-cat-name puns, but just know I have a lengthy list on my iPhone.

In the short clip, Leonardo seemingly strokes his tusked bedfellow while purring away into the camera. The authenticity of the video, uploaded by the German YouTuber Nicolle von Eberkopf, is disputed in the comment section. Eberkopf even writes ambiguously in the About section, Real or Fake: Is this really important? Just enjoy the moment :)

Whether the feline is petting the pig of his own volition or miraculously extending his paw in a gesture of comfort may be irrelevant. At its deepest level, the video is a commentary on humans desire to anthropomorphize animals in the hopes of calming our deepest fears of the anarchy of the animal kingdom, ALA Stephen Jay Goulds famous essay, Nonmoral Nature. At its shallowest, its a bit of escapism entertainment that gives viewers those familiar cat-induced warm and fuzzies. Your choice.