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“He has saved my emotional and psychological bacon plenty of times”: Superman Actor Henry Cavill Shares Incredibly Close Bond With His Dog ‘Kal’

"He has saved my emotional and psychological bacon plenty of times": Superman Actor Henry Cavill Shares Incredibly Close Bond With His Dog 'Kal'

Henry Cavill had the privilege to play one of the most popular characters of DCEU i.e Superman. He has been in the role for almost a decade and has been a red-caped savior for people in the film. But Cavill’s dog named Kal has proved that he is a real-life superhero. Superman might have protected the world from evil, but Kal has saved Henry Cavill emotionally.

It’s no lie that The Witcher actor has immense love for his dog. He is often seen sharing adorable pictures of his dog and himself on his Instagram handle. The cute duo never fails to give fans an aww moment.

Henry Cavill’s Dog Is His Biggest Savior

Henry Cavill and Kal
Henry Cavill and Kal

While promoting the Season 2 of the popular Netflix show The Witcher, Henry Cavill revealed how his dog is not just his companion but also his support system. He also brought his dog along during the interview and spoke about how his dog saved him many a time.

“He really is my best friend. We go everywhere together. He’s eight now and he has saved my emotional, psychological bacon plenty of times.”

The breed type of his dog is American Akita and he adopted him when he was just ten weeks old. In the interview, he also mentioned about his “incredibly close bond” with his pet. Cavill also spoke about how he trained his dog to be.

“And as a precaution, I’ve trained Kal to be pretend to be a taxidermied dog, so that he can burst into life in the even of a tricky question.”

It’s undeniable, that dogs have always been loyal and always give out immense love to their beloved humans.

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Henry Cavill Use To Bring Kal To The Witcher Set

Henry Cavill in The Witcher
Henry Cavill in The Witcher

The Enola Holmes actor has been a part of various franchises as well as popular shows. One of them is the Netflix show, The Witcher. Currently, the series has a total of two seasons streaming on the OTT platform.

A third season will be dropping soon on Netflix this year in the summer. It’s also known the Superman Actor is departing from the show. Some sources claim that Cavill has decided that it’s the right time to move on from the show.

Also read: Henry Cavill Reportedly Secures Lead Role in Another $31B Franchise for Amazon After James Gunn Humiliated Him By Kicking Him Out as DC’s Superman

Henry Cavill and Kal
Henry Cavill and Kal

During his time at the Netflix show set, he used to bring his dog as well. In an interview with the news outlet People, Cavill revealed that Kal spent most of the time on the trailer.

“Because when he can see me, but he can’t get to me, he tends to start making a lot of noise. We didn’t want him running in halfway through a scene or a sword fight especially, because he would be taking people down. But he was always there.”

Well, Henry Cavill is not the only one who never leaves an opportunity to post his dog on social media. As many celebrities like Chris Evans, Priyanka Chopra, Hilary Duff, Tom Holland, and many others as well shares some adorable pictures of their cute doggies.

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Source: CNN

Written by Shazmeen Navrange

Shazmeen is an author at FandomWire. With a degree in Mass Media and over two years of experience in the entertainment industry under her belt, she crafts insightful articles that offer a fresh and valuable perspective on Pop Culture and Hollywood. She has an unwavering enthusiasm for films, series, and all things Marvel, which demonstrates her deep-seated passion for the entertainment industry.