Mama cat (sort of) accepts an orphaned squirrel as one of her own kittens

A lady and her 8-year-old grandson recently rescued a baby squirrel they found alone under its nest. They named it Bushytail and deposited it among five new kittens that their cat had just had. Despite being a bit suspicious of the newcomer, the mama cat begrudged it her milk and the kittens don’t mind it at all, of course.

So it seems — as long as the cat’s maternal instinct toward nurturing continues to overpower her predatorial instinct toward rodenticide —  life is looking good for young Bushytail…

(via Archie McPhee, Daily Mail, MLive)

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