A WOMAN who took in a stray kitten was left stunned when it grew into a terrifying creature.
The adorable black kitten named Luna was taken into a loving home where she was fed and quickly grew into something much larger.
Luna’s owner took her in and gave her milk, food and love – and she quickly became friends with the owner’s pet dog, Venza.
But Luna was’t a normal kitten – she was actually a black panther, who was abandoned by her mum in a travelling zoo.
But the woman who adopted Luna said she had experience raising big cats, so decided to take oneven after realising the ball of fur was a ferocious predator.
Luna’s mum explained: “Luna has been with me since the eighth day after her birth.
“She’s been through a lot of trials and still has someproblems, but in a few years all her issues should disappear.”
Despite weighing in around 120 pounds and having a ferocious set of, Luna is quite loving and even cuddles up with her owner.
The big cat has been filmed prowling in a meadow and playing in theof Siberia, where she lives.
The big eyed feline even takes baths with her dog brother Venza – though she was filmed opening the door to escape the water.
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The unconventional pet has caught the attention of those online, who were shocked by how gentle the panther was.
One commented: “What a beautiful video. The owner and cat must bot have tremendous confidence.”
Another said: “Love and kindness can turn any situation into a family bond!”
Another Russian family went viral after adopting an orphaned grizzly bear who grew into a 300 pound beast.
He was found alone and in bad condition in a forest by hunters, so Svetlana and Yuriy decided to give him a home.
Stepan the grizzly bear who loves to playand take selfies with his human friends after being adopted by a Russian family.
The bear is photographed with his owner playing, reading a book, on bears of course, and taking a selfie.
Now 30 years old, Stepan lives with the Panteleenkos, who say he gets through 25kg of fish, vegetables and eggs every day and comfortable in human company.