In a video mother-cat is laying with her babies and father strolls up to see them.
In the world of cats, mothers take on the hard work of raising their babies. Father cats are not known for their “paternal” behavior and generally stay away from their young.
Chloe probably thought she’d be alone when she had the kittens, but in a sweet turn of events, their father, Bonnie, came to meet them.
In the cute video, you can see Chloe lying down with her newborn babies as Bonnie comes over to see them. Before greeting her kittens, she kisses Chloe tenderly and seems to check on her before looking at the babies.
Both Chloe and Bonnie were born with a gene mutation that causes osteochondrodysplasia, a condition that is likely passed on to most of their babies.
Cats born with this disease, commonly known as Scottish Fold cats, often suffer from painful degenerative joint, kidney and other heart problems at an early age. According to the RSPCA, their weak cartilage gives their ears a “stacked” appearance.
Luckily Chloe, Bonnie and their puppies are doing well now. We hope that they will all be in good health and continue to thrive despite their condition.