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Photo of NC man adopting cat goes viral

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A photo of a North Carolina man meeting his rescue cat for the first time has gone viral online.

The Asheville Humane Society posted a photo of a man identified as “Kyle” adopting a cat to its Facebook page.

The photo was posted to, where it made the front page. It had 1,723,154 views as of Sunday morning, according to the photo sharing website Imgur.