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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 28 March, 2020

This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings

Best friends.

duckie Source: Facebook

PIKELET IS ALREADY a pretty famous dog on the internet – especially in his home country of Australia.

His little brother is called Patty Cakes and he’s just gone viral too.

Because he’s adopted two little ducklings and his owners have been sharing the story on Facebook 

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They’re called Penguin and Popinjay – and they were abandoned on the doorstep of a local Animal Rescue Network.

And Patty has taken them under his wing

Posted by on Saturday, 28 March 2020

Along with the thousands of people watching their story on social media, Buzzfeed covered their tale on Friday and it’s blown up even further. 

Here’s Pikelet, Patty and the two new members of the family

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According to Buzzfeed, the three of them are inseparable – they even sleep together

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Having the craic with them

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And just generally being the most favourite animals on the internet this week

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