Iris is a severely autistic girl.
She would not speak. She feared water, which made baths difficult.
But it all changed when a Maine Coon kitten was brought home one day.
Iris immediately bonded with Thula the cat, and was transformed with Thula’s faithful companionship.
Remarkably for cats, Thula likes water, and takes baths and swims with Iris.
Here’s the video:
H/t FOTM‘s CSM