A dog protected a kitten during a lightning storm, and here’s how the internet responded

Often times, cats and dogs just can’t seem to get along.But sometimes a powerful natural force can unite them; in this case, a thunderstorm.

Severe thunderstorms rumbled through parts of Los Angeles, California over the weekend, which made a fraidy kitten called Toast run for cover.Thankfully, Terra the dog was there to protect his friend from the loud thunder and lightning outside.

When Reddit user Departments took some photos of his two pets together, he never expected it to receive the attention that it did.With a caption that reads, “This overly excited dog protects a kitten during a lightning storm!” the internet went a little crazy for this cute twosome.Some have even used the photos to create an “overly excited dog” meme spinoff!

Perhaps “overly excited dog” will be the next new internet sensation? We hope so because it’s totally positive and happy. But wait,below are the three original photos on which the subsequent memes were based:

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The dog wasn’t afraid to show its teeth to the storm outside to protect the frightened kitty.

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Here’s how the internet responded:

#1 Cat Had No Choice But To Watch Dog Play

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#2 Aawww, Finally We Meet

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#3 Dog Inspector

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#4 Bow Wow

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#5 You’ve Been Touched

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#6 Fluffy Is That You?

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#7 You’ll Be Safer In Here, Trust Me

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#8 Hes Goint To Space To Save The Cat

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#9 This Overly Excited Dog Protecting A Kitten During A Lightning Storm!

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#10 Senpai, Notice Me

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#11 I’m Not Gonna Hurt Ya

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#12 Spinning Her Dog

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#13 Intergalactic Space Mouth Battle Between Dog-carrey And Xenomorph-cage

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