When Mallory Gaudet rescued a tiny tabby kitten in June, she was concerned the feline wouldn’t get along with her two ferrets.

But Ned the kitten got along just fine with his ferret siblings. In fact, the three cute critters became the best of friends.

Today, they play together, wrestle together and even nap together — and Ned is always up for giving his ferret friends a good cleaning, as you'll see in the video below.

Check out some adorable photos of Ned and his ferret friends.

kitten and ferret

kitten and ferrets nap together

kitten and ferrets cuddle together

Laura Moss writes about a variety of topics with a focus on animals, science, language and culture. But she mostly writes about cats.

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