Children reading books to homeless cats might be the cutest thing ever

Isn’t this amazing?

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One cat snuggles up for story time (Picture: Berks County ARL) One cat snuggles up for story time (Picture: Berks County ARL)

Is there anything cuter than schoolchildren reading books to homeless cats? Almost definitely not, as these photos prove.

A Pennsylvania rescue centre encourages kids to read to the cats as part of their ‘Book Buddies’ scheme – and as you can see from the pictures, the felines are definitely paying attention.

Children aged six to 13 who are able to read at any level are invited into the shelter to read to the cats in the adoption room at Berks County Rescue League.

The shelter claims that it offers kids a chance to practise their reading skills, whilst the ‘cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing’.

Parents of children who have participated in the programme are full of praise for the scheme.

‘I  want to thank you for giving my son the opportunity…

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