A group of small cats were discovered at the back of a storage facility, accompanied by their mother feline. There was one particular kitten that appeared to be extremely attached to its mother.
A colleague of animal rescuer Cailey Seymour informed her about a street feline and her five offspring in Ontario, Canada. The litter was discovered by the rescuer who stumbled upon a group of cats behind a warehouse. She offered them food, and all the kittens came out from various directions, hungry and eager to eat. The rescuer shared a photo of the kittens with Cailey, requesting if Dorset Rescue Kittens could take them, and Cailey instantly agreed. After a successful rescue mission, the mother and her five kittens were brought to safety.
Upon their arrival, the kittens were in a sorry state – emaciated, unkempt and suffering from respiratory illnesses. Cailey noted that the cats had been resorting to munching on leaves and vegetation as sustenance in the absence of proper food sources. Initially shy and withdrawn, the kittens took comfort in Coco’s maternal instincts, which helped them shed their inhibitions and embrace their new surroundings. As Coco licked their faces and offered assurances of their safety, they responded eagerly, lapping up the affection like parched travelers discovering an oasis in the desert.
When we first saw Coco, we were taken aback by how thin she was. We couldn’t believe she managed to keep her litter of babies alive for eight weeks before we adopted them. Upon closer inspection, we realized that one of the kittens, Chanel, was noticeably smaller and quieter than the others. As the runt of the litter, Chanel required more time and attention from her mom. She would often be found snuggled up to Coco, purring contentedly and kneading away. Even though Chanel was old enough to wean, she would still nurse for comfort.
It has been observed that among a litter of kittens, there is always one who clings onto their mother for a little while longer. In this particular case, two kittens named Chanel and Coco are extremely close and depend on each other. Even though the other four kittens can be adopted in pairs, these two are inseparable and do everything together.
According to Cailey, Mama Coco has finally grasped the idea of a home. Initially, the feline would always lie on the floor and never on any furniture. Despite her love for attention, she struggled to seek it out. However, things have changed as she now seeks attention and comfortably lounges on beds and couches. Her actions suggest that she never wants to leave the house again.
The little one known as Baby Chanel is always on the go, eager to explore and discover new things. Her mom has her hands full trying to keep up with her as she follows her around the house. Meanwhile, Coco is much more laid back, content to sit back and take it easy. She loves being showered with affection from her human companions, especially when they give her a good scratch on the neck or rub her belly.
According to Cailey, Coco has been an amazing and affectionate mother to her lovely daughter Chanel. Although Chanel used to follow her mom everywhere, she has developed a unique personality as she grows up. However, they still love spending time together, with Chanel either snuggling up to her mother or playing around while Coco keeps an eye on her every move.
The mother-daughter duo is eagerly searching for their forever home where they can live happily ever after. It would be ideal if they could find a calm and peaceful environment where they can receive all the love and care they deserve. Coco has spent her entire life wandering on the streets and is now thrilled to have found a place she can finally call her own with her precious baby, Chanel.