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Connor Manning was just minding his own business, walking down the street, when he happened upon a cat he just couldn’t pass up.

The cat started following Manning, and he live-updated the whole interaction between him and his new friend via Twitter. Follow the tweets below and see how this sweet story unfolded.

Manning obviously became attached to the little lady and contemplated keeping her.

He named her “Socks.”

Manning then made a bold statement regarding his new housemate.

And then made it official.

And just so you know everything is still cool between the two, here’s a recent tweet from Manning. What a nice story!

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