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Cat becomes surrogate mother to hedgehogs

hedgehogs cat surrogate orphaned sonya

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:39 PM

There's just no substitute for a mother's love, as this caring cat proves as she plays surrogate mum to an adorable litter of orphaned hedgehogs.

Sonya, the ginger cat from central Russia, only had one kitten of her own meaning there was plenty of milk to spare, so she readily adopted the four baby hedgehogs into the family.

She treats them, exactly as if they were her own, allowing them to suckle to their hearts content and then snuggle up to sleep in her fur when they're full.

http://www.dailymail...ckly-brood.html

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:45 PM

Wow, I didn't know that could be done.


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 05:01 PM

Too cute.


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:31 PM

Oh my goodness, that is SOOO sweet! :-* I had a ginger female cat once, who was very very TESTY, I reckon these wee hedgehogs will give her a run for her money though once they get their spiky spines!

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 07:33 PM

So happy, when i see love amonst nature's creatures.

Αν ανάμεσα σ’ όλον τον κόσμο,
νιώθεις πως δεν υπάρχουνε λύσεις,
τότε μόνο δυο μάτια μπορούνε,
να σε κάνουν να θέλεις να ζήσεις.

#6    LiveForTomorrow

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:32 PM

I would of thought the Cat would of had a fun time getting at those hedgehogs, they dont look too far off from mice.  Glad to see she took this approach. cool video!






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