Heartwarming welcome: Cat leaps to hug soldier returning home

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Move over dogs; cats are man’s best friend, too.

A viral YouTube video shows a cat named Finn eagerly anticipating his owner’s return from deployment. Finn meows and paces back and forth in front of the door.

When the soldier walks in, Finn leaps to give him a heartwarming welcome.

The video has gotten more than 2.7 million views since it was posted Wednesday.