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Not every animal is born into the best of circumstances. Nature can be difficult like that. In the wild, unfortunately, baby animals can lose their mothers and be left alone. Many of them don't survive, but some of them... find themselves in the hands of people who will do anything to save them. 

Such is the story of Tohar the cow. She had lost her momma when she was only 8 days old, but thankfully, she found her way to Shanti farm where other disabled animals get rescued and find forever homes. But, that's not where her story Tohar's story ends. This wonderful girl has turned out to have endless love for other animals, and has, over time, become a sort of surrogate momma to them, taking them under her wing and giving them all the love that she can. 

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Brave Mom Cat Runs Into Burning Barn To Save Her Kittens

For mothers, living in the animal kingdom is an extra difficult task. Having to look for food, fend for themselves as they hunt, find shelter, all while keeping their babies safe. The motherly instinct is strong. It's no wonder, then, that animal momma are loving yet stern. They have to do what needs to be done to protect their babies, even if it means saving them from danger at risk to themselves. 

That is what one momma cat had to do - running into a burning barn to save her kittens. According to Cole & Marmalade, the barn was this cat's home. She and her babies had been living on that farm for a while, and sadly, when the structure caught fire, her babies were still inside. 

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story about a mom cat running into a burning barn to save her kittens | thumbnail includes two pictures of a burnt cat protecting a kitten 'Brave Mom Cat Runs Into Burning Barn To Save Her Kittens'
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Thread: Trusting Stray Cat Mom Brings Kittens To Her Chosen Human

It's not an easy feat to grain a cat's trust. Many times, cats are aloof for a while before finally choosing their human. They're defensive by nature, and they're even more defensive when they have babies. To have cat moms trust their humans with their babies is an even bigger accomplishment. It's just that sometimes, even while they're still scared, cat mommas have no choice but to look for help with the human predators that scare them.

Such is the case with the cat mom that brunion has been feeding for a while. Maybe becoming a domesticated cat wouldn't have been her first choice, but in an attempt to help her babies, she went to the food-providing human anyway. It's safe to say that, now that these kitties are living in brunion's house, brunion is not the one who fostered them, the cat is the one who fostered this human.

imgur thread about a stray cat bringing her kittens to her human | thumbnail includes one picture of a cat and kittens '"I looked over the fence and saw the cat I’ve been feeding had led her kittens to me. So I brought them inside..." - brunion'
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Rescued Dog Adopts And Raises 7 Orphaned Kittens

Sometimes, even in the animal world, unlikely interspecies families come to be. And Bertie the Labrador became one such father to no less than 7 orphaned kittens. 

As reported by Metro, Bertie is a rescue pup himself. He was given a forever home by head nurse Rachel, and Rachel, being the amazing animal momma that she is, did not merely stop once she had one pet in the house. Suddenly, after she had fostered these 7 kittens, Bertie found himself surrounded by itty bitty fluffy bundles of joy, and incredibly, he became they mom that they lost. 

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story about a rescue dog adopting seven kittens | thumbnail includes two pictures of a black Labrador with kittens '"At less than two years old, he’s barely an adult himself, but you wouldn’t think it when you see how incredibly patient and nurturing he has been" - Rachel'
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Let's be honest, there is nothing cuter in the whole world than baby animals. It doesn't matter which animal it is - from itty bitty tiny kittens to awwdorable and underappreciated hyaena cubs - so long as the animal is in its teeny weeny baby form, we love it. They are so new to this world, looking around and discovering every little bit of it. 

Their innocence about the world is part of what makes them so cute. That as well as their occasional mild confusions. Like this adorable noisy baby seal who, for some unclear reason, confused a photographer filming it for its momma. Well, we suppose that could happen to anyone, and we get to watch the footage of this squeaky baby. 

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Tumblr Thread: Pregnant Feral Cat Falls In Love With New Forever Home

When animals are pregnant, they do what they need to do to keep their babies safe, even if it means asking for help from the scary huge humans. This cat momma is the purrfect example of that. Even though she was totally feral, she found herself in a situation where she needed help, and she was ready to take it, reluctantly trusting her human with her tiny kittens, because that's what loving animal mommas do. 

Amazingly, this totally feral cat slowly but surely fell in love with her new human and became a total cuddle monster. Now, she's a cuddler and loves attention, and her insanely adorable babies are in safe hands. It's a wholesome story all around of love and acceptance, and we hope you enjoy reading about it as much as we did. 

tumblr thread about a feral pregnant cat finding a forever home | thumbnail includes one tumblr post 'Font - sermna Follow There's a mama cat living in my garage named Felicia. When she first showed up she was almost completely feral. She knew humans dispensed food, and that was about as far as her trust and interest extended for many months. But y'all, she fucked up. She had kittens in my garage last May. She was at my mercy.'
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Pregnant Cat Begs Woman For Help To Save Her Kittens

If there is one thing that we have observed over our time reading animal stories is that animal mommas will do absolutely anything to save their babies, and that includes going up to the scary human predators who can hurt them in the hopes that these humans will help them instead. And this cat momma is no different - pregnant, hungry, and alone, she came up to the porch of some random person and begged for help. 

Thankfully, the human she approached saved her and her babies. 

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story of a pregnant stray cat asking a person for help | thumbnail includes two pictures including a kitten with large paws as well as a mom cat lying next to five newborn babies
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There are times in the animal world where animals make such unique families and friendships with each other, and this is one of the newest, most wholesome ones. This amazing hen has taken a whole lotta newborn kittens under its wings (literally) and has been taking care of them alongside their cat momma.

Even cat moms need a break sometimes, and trusting their babies with another animal is a challenge. But, the absolutely unique interspecies friendship created between these two animals is strong enough to withstand their differences and give us one of the most heartwarming family videos we've seen in a while. 

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One of our favorite things to see in the animal world are animal families and the bonds they have. Animal mommas being stern yet loving, animal dads meeting their cubs for the first time, being playful yet protective, teaching them the ways of the world - these are always such precious moments. And these first family meetings are the most precious in our humble opinions - the moments of recognition and acceptance. 

This cat dad is meeting his newborn kittens for the first time in this video, and the love is instant - and not just between the dad and the kittens but also between the cat dad and the mom. It's wholesomeness galore, and you're not even ready for it. 

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Twitter Thread: Raccoon Mom And Babies Fall Through Roof And Cause Chaos

Imagine coming back home and finding your place trashed - the fear of a break-in, an intruder overtaking you. And then... you hear a small rustle coming from your closet and the funniest most ridiculous trash panda comes out and precedes to judge you. What would you do? Make a twitter thread about it of course. 

Because twitter is a place for occasional animal madness, and this raccoon and her babies falling through the roof into this person's house is just one example. Other people on twitter rescue a brain damaged bobcat whose favorite toy is fennel and others run out of food and attempt to feed their stray cats sunny-side-up eggs, causing them endles confusion. 

BTW, the raccoons have been taken and are totally fine, so feel free to laugh as much as your desires with no guilt lol. 

twitter thread about a raccoon mom and her babies falling through the roof into someone's house | thumbnail includes two pictures of a raccoon inside someone's trashed room and one tweet 'Property - haley iliff @haley_iliff i came home from new york and a racoon fell through the roof above my bedroom (1/??) 4:53 PM Jun 26, 2021 Twitter for iPhone 7,624 Retweets 2,483 Quote Tweets 72.4K Likes'
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Most Awwmazing Momma Gives Birth To 9 Puppies (Viral Threads)

There is nothing more amazing in the whole world to experience as an animal parent than watching your itty bitty baby give birth to itty bitty babies. Animal pregnancies are amazing, but they can be really hard to watch, especially when the babies just keep on coming. 

This doggo momma has had a long, long day, and so did her human parents, bringing to the world a group of 9 tiny puppies with the freshest, most awwdorable little toe beans. We want to thank tobeornottobeme on imgur for sharing this amazing story with the internet and continuing to update us on the developments. What you have done and are doing for these dogs is so amazing, and we wish them and you the most incredible life together. 

Now get ready for butterflies in your belly and tears of joy in your eyes and take a look at this beautiful story. 

viral thread about a dog giving birth to 9 puppies | thumbnail includes two pictures of a mom dog with puppies 'Momma did it and gave birth to 9 fuzzbutts!!! tobeornottobeme'
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What Pregnancies Look Like In The Animal World (Viral Thread)

No matter how much knowledge we have about nature, every once in a while, something will shock us and remind us how amazing nature actually is. Whether it's the incredible bonds between animals, whether it's coming across a list of beautiful animals with unusual color mutations, or whether it's something as simple yet as amazing as seeing the way pregnancies look like in nature. 

Even thought every birth of an endangered animal is something that we celebrate, the actual is something that we, for whatever reason, haven't thought about very often. But, this viral thread on imgurhas opened our eyes, and has made us have a whole new appreciation for the heartwarming relationships between animal mommas and their babies.

viral imgur thread of animal pregnancies | thumbnail includes two pictures including a pregnant zebra and a pregnant beluga whale
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One of the most tragic yet hopeful stories we have seen this year so far - 5 itty bitty adorable cheetah cubs have tragically lost their momma and were orphaned. Thankfully, after being searched for and rescued by some incredible people, the Kevin Richardson Foundation and Dinokeng Game Reserve has stepped in to give them the second chance that they deserve. They are miracle babies, and they are lucky in that they may yet return to the wild. 

They need help of course. The bond between cheetahs and their mommas is a crucial one, and without her, they will need a lot of care. You can be one of the people to help them by donating. We hope to see much more of these tiny but fierce felines as they grow up into the hunters they were always meant to be. 

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Abandoned Fawn Or Just Relaxing While Mom Run Errands (Video)

According to the National Wildlife Federation's blog, every springtime, they receive numerous calls and emails from concerned folks who believe they have discovered abandoned fawns.  'I found an abandoned fawn! Where can I take it? The answer is almost always the same: The fawn isn't abandoned and you should leave it right where it is.'

'Female deer hide their newborn fawns in tall grass or brush and move some distance away to feed to avoid drawing predators to their offspring. With the proliferation of deer in suburban areas, sometimes this happens right in our own yards. The fawn simply waits in hiding until its mother returns. Soon, the fawns will be strong enough to follow the does and run from predators, and they no longer need to spend hours alone in hiding.'  

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9 images 2 text screenshots and 1 video of fawn and deer | thumbnail left fawn in nature, thumbnail right mom deer with two baby fawn
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Oh Deer: Doe Gives Birth To Twins In Family's Backyard

I think we can all agree that nature ispretty amazing and diverse. It does not happen every day that a doe decides togive birthin your family's backyard! And for this family, it was not the first time this happened either. Apparently, this doe has been giving birth in this family's backyard for many years. This time she had twins, but last year and the year before she gave birth to triplets. Way to go, mama! 

We can't begin to imagine the amount of trust this sweet doe places in the family whose backyard she chose for her annual birthing spot. Female animals areparticularly vulnerable when giving birth because they are not able to defend themselves from incoming threats. We appreciate this mama's trust in her human friends. A big salute to all the hard working mamas out there just trying to find a safe spot to bring their babies into the world!

 

 

10 images of doe giving birth and reddit comments | thumbnail picture of mom doe with baby deer, with caption from reddit title
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Celebrating Moms With Heartwarming Yet Stern Animals Mommas

In honor of Mother's Day, we have decided to give some love to not just our amazing human moms but also to the hardworking, loving yet stern animal mommas of the animal kingdom. All their hard work and effort needs to be repaid somehow, right? Plus, it's super wholesome and adorable, and isn't that what we all love to see on mother's day.

These cute and loving animal families are full of love, and we hope that the love in these pictures finds its way into your heart and makes you smile today as well. Please enjoy this collection of animal relationship wholesomeness, and have a wonderful, pawfect week!

pictures of animal moms with their kids | thumbnail includes two pictures including a cheetah mom yelling at her kids and an animal with big ears and its kids
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