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These Cheetahs Chill With Dogs For Emotional Support And Twitter Can't Get Enough

By Aimee Lutkin

Are cheetahs the most misunderstood animal of our time? Their image is used to personify fierceness and speed, but apparently it's all an act. Well, the speed part is real, of course, but in reality they're timid creatures, and they don't have much of a roar to speak of.

A video of a cheetah gently meowing, purring, and growling went viral recently, probably because no one could believe they had no idea what a cheetah sounded like before: