Moving footage shows a terminally ill mother with cancer embracing her dog for the last time, granted her dying wish to be reunited with her beloved pet pooch.
After a long battle with the disease Rebane Chili, 49, from Brazil, decided to discontinue her treatment. But the mother had not seen her dog Ritchie since being admitted to the Hospital Ernesto Dornelles in Porto Alegre.
Her son James took Ritchie in a taxi to see his owner for a final cuddle.The patient convinced doctors to organise a final reunion, and tear-jerking footage shows the canine overjoyed to see her again after so long.
Brown-haired Ritchie leaps onto Rebane in footage that has gone viral on social media.
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