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Published:November 22nd, 2013 11:17 EST

Mother Cat Adopts 3 Ducklings: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A mother cat has adopted three lost ducklings and nursed them to health after recently having kittens.


A couple in Ireland found the cat with a duckling in her mouth, expecting she was to eat it, but instead the cat was nursing the duck."


Cats that live in the wild or indoor felines allowed to roam outdoors kill as many as 3.7 billion birds in the continental United States each year, according to a study by the Fish and Wildlife Service.

So when we see a cat with a duckling in her mouth, we automatically think Sylvester the Cat and Tweety Bird.

But this mother kitty didn`t have dinner on her mind; she adopted and nursed three ducklings. This cat is an odd duck to be sure, but I hope she serves as an inspiration to all of us to appreciate nature.


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