Ruth and Idgie were found about three months ago, abandoned at the end of a driveway
in Osteen, Fla., according to the Orlando Sentinel. The pair, named
after characters from "Fried Green Tomatoes," were brought to Animal
Control and eventually taken in by Hollywood Houndz Boutique & Spa
in Lake Mary, Fla..
Now they're simply inseparable, as captured
in the Sentinel video above. In fact, the friends are so close that
when Idgie gets a new dog toy, the first thing she'll do is bring it
over to Ruth.
As the story of their unlikely friendship has spread quickly online, Ruth and Idgie have become a pair of minorcelebrities.
They often get visitors eager to see them in person, give them gifts or
simply pet them, says Jacqueline Borum, an operating partner of