Viewers of a TikTok video showing a mother cat gently cradling the body of her deceased baby have been left heartbroken. The video, uploaded by @almondforlyfe, shows a sweet tabby cat named Bella resting her head on her kitten’s lifeless body – her paw gently cradles the kitten’s body.
When the cat’s owner strokes Bella’s head, she accepts the affection but refuses to open her eyes.
Thousands of people have viewed the poignant video and they can see that the cat’s emotions are what could be expected from a grieving human mother.
As reported by Newsweek, the distraught mother cat held her baby for an hour before finally letting her go.
Rest in peace little one.
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