Momma Cat Refuses To Let Her Kittens Go Without A Fight

After being separated for about 24 hours, the furry feline family is whole again.

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"Mum Cat" is back with her little ones thanks to her persistence. Via Mill Road Pet Clinic/Facebook

They say “Mum” knows best and one “Mum Kitty” knew her offspring needed her.

Earlier this month, staff at the Mill Road Pet Clinic in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, posted on Facebook that they had found a box of kittens at their front door. The black Tabby girl and three Tabby and white boys —estimated at about three to four weeks old — were an instant hit at the clinic. But the vet staff weren’t the only ones drawn to the kittens.

The following morning after taking the kittens in, staffers noticed a Tabby hanging around the facility, trying to enter every time someone came through the front door. The staff decided to approach the cat and quickly found she was a feeding mother.

The black Tabby girl and three Tabby and white boys were left in a box outside the clinic. Via Facebook

The black Tabby girl and three Tabby and white boys were left in a box outside the clinic. Via Mill Road Vet Clinic/Facebook

A light bulb went off and Momma Kitty was introduced to the group of kittens left the day before. Without hesitation, Mom took to her little ones for a happy reunion.

Relaxing and feeding time for the little kittens. Via Facebook

Relaxing and feeding time for the little kittens. Via Mill Road Vet Clinic/Facebook

Staffers wrote on the clinic’s Facebook page that they believe all five cats were left in the box, but the mother had walked away when the kittens were found. Earlier this week, staff reported the furry family was doing well. A staffer’s relative is fostering Momma Cat and her little ones, and Hills Pet Food is helping to keep the cats fed and healthy.

Vet Debbie shows her daughter Samantha how to give the kittens a check over. Via Facebook

Vet Debbie shows her daughter Samantha how to give the kittens an exam. Via Mill Road Vet Clinic/Facebook

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