Lost dog adopts a kitten

Get ready to go 'Awww!' when you see this adorable story of a dog who adopts a lost kitten!

This is a tale to warm the cockles of your heart!

It was just a routine day at work for animal welfare officer Michelle Smith in South Carolina.

That was, until she came across something rather extraordinary.

When Michelle heard the little pup barking, she climbed down a ditch to investigate.

But what Michelle saw amazed her! The little lost dog, had climbed down to rescue a kitten and was now nursing the five-week-old cat.

The animal welfare officer took the pair back to an animal shelter where the two remain inseparable. Employees are truly amazed, as they've never seen anything like it!

Watch the incredible story below: