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Photo of kid reading Robert Munsch to shelter-cat goes viral

Warning: adorable alert

At the Animal Rescue League of Berks County in Pennsylvania, school-age children are brought in to read to the shelter animals. According to the organization’s website, the program helps kids improve their reading skills and “cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing.”

Expect other animal rescues to take a closer look at the initiative after a photo of a young boy reading Robert Munsch’s Love You Forever to a feline went viral on Reddit. The resulting traffic caused the shelter’s website to crash.

View more photos of the “Book Buddies” here.