WATCH: Adorable Moment Cat Hugs Dog Caught on Video Goes Viral

A special moment: The six second clip, which has 11.7 million views, shows her pet dog, Maggi, reaching out to softly pet her cat, Pumpkin, before the cat sits up and hugs the dog

It isn’t every day you see a cat and a dog showing their love for one another in a series of cute gestures.

But Twitter user Jordan Ireland, who is from Colorado but is currently a student at Concordia University Wisconsin, managed to catch the adorable moment her two pets Maggi and Pumpkin comforted each other on camera, and shared it to Twitter.

The video, which has since gone viral, has gathered a staggering 11.7 million views in the past four days.

Viral: Twitter user Jordan Ireland posted the video on Friday alongside a caption that read: ‘Did my dog just pet my cat?? And did my cat just hug my dog??’
A special moment: The six second clip, which has 11.7 million views, shows her pet dog, Maggi, reaching out to softly pet her cat, Pumpkin, before the cat sits up and hugs the dog

Jordan Ireland, who goes under the username @jor_nicole4 on Twitter, shared the now viral video to the social media platform on Friday.

The video was accompanied by a caption that read: ‘Did my dog just pet my cat?? And did my cat just hug my dog??’

The short snippet shows Jordan’s pet dog, Maggi, and Pumpkin, her cat, sitting on the couch together.

The clip shows Maggi reaching out her paw and gently stroking Pumpkin’s back as she lay comfortably on the couch.

As if that wasn’t cute enough, Pumpkin then sat up from her position and moved closer to Maggi.

The cat then placed a paw over the dog’s back in what looked like an adorable hug.

The pair held the position for a number of seconds, and looked content and happy as they did so.

Since the video was posted, it has gathered a whopping 11.7 million views, and 1.2 million likes.

The clip has also been retweeted over 336,000 times, and has received more than 7,000 comments.

Internet famous: Pumpkin (left) and Maggi (right) have captured the hearts of millions of people, after the video gathered a total of 1.2 million likes and over 7,000 comments

Internet famous: Pumpkin (left) and Maggi (right) have captured the hearts of millions of people, after the video gathered a total of 1.2 million likes and over 7,000 comments
Puppy love: She also posted photos of her dog Maggi, introducing her to the people of Twitter. The tweet got 20,000 likes and 177 comments from people who thought she was adorable

Twitter user Jordan Ireland, who posted the video of her pets, was shocked to see such a response.

The day after she posted the video, she tweeted, saying: ‘This blew up way more than I expected. Thank y’all. Maggi and Pumpkin appreciate it.’

One Twitter user under the username @DaniDooRight55 commented on the video, saying: ‘I love how delicately the puppers strokes the cat. You can tell she barely grazes the top of the fluff. Such a sweet moment.

‘The engagement, affection, and recognition with a return headsmash upon the embrace shows these two will be furever friends,’ they added.

Another user, @ConstanceJackso, said: ‘The way dog snuggles with cat when cat hugs him is priceless. They say animals reflect their owners. Must be A LOT Of LOVE in your house.’

‘Yes. What sweet exchange. Our pets show us exactly how to treat each other. Fantastic. Thanks for sharing,’ added user @GArchibaldCTV.

Another user under the name @caelanga wrote: ‘This post and subsequent thread made my whole week.’

SOURCE: Daily Mail, by Shirley Donlon