This story of Turkish doctors helping a distressed mother cat and her sick kitten will warm your hearts today.
Recently a story of a cat has been doing rounds on social media. This is the story from Istanbul, Turkey where a mother cat was seen entering the emergency department of a hospital and was carrying her sick kitten in her mouth. Originally posted by Twitter user Merve Özcan, the paramedics could be seen petting the distressed mother and her baby.
Among very few countries in the world, the Turkish people are known for their love of animals especially the stray ones. The cat is in good hands now. Shared by thousands of people on Turkish social media and liked by more than 82k people on Reddit, the story made many people happy.
In the pictures doing rounds on social media, the mother cat could be seen carrying her baby in her mouth and entering the hospital. “Today we were in the emergency room of the hospital when a cat rushed to bring her offspring in her mouth,” Merve Özcan, who originally shared the photos, wrote.
According to the Turkish media, the medics immediately huddled around the cats and checked for their health issues. The mother cat was following her baby around and did not let it out of her sight for even a second.
According to local reports, while the kitten was getting its treatment, the mother cat was given some food and milk to comfort her.
The Turks have known around the world for their love and care for stray animals. The people, as well as the government, make several arrangements to feed stray animals around the country.
Luckily for them, the mother and her kitten seem fine but the doctors still directed them to a vet to ensure their good health.
People on Reddit praised Turkish people and their doctors for their kind behavior towards the animals. Many shared their own experiences of helping animals too. “This happened in my hometown with a birthing cat. She had problems and walked up to the hospital and started to meow. They helped her and she is now the pet of the doctor who called the vet,” one Reddit user shared.