Dog adopts orphaned kittens [Video]
These babies are being nursed back to health by a very unusual mother.
Luka the german shepherd never had puppies, but is proving a wonderful surrogate mum for six rescued kittens.
And the tiny bushfire survivors, who lost their mothers in the blaze, are happy to cuddle up to the huge dog.
Five-week-old kittens Emma, Ben and Louise were recovered from the ashes in Yarrambat by CFA volunteers and brought to the veterinary hospital.
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Watch Luka and kittens