The animal kingdom many times surprises us invalidating everything we thought we knew about it. Interspecies adoptions happen relatively often in captivity, where new mothers often lack more experienced role models to show them how to properly care for their young. In wildlife sanctuaries and zoos people often keep dogs around for this very purpose. There are a few stories involving animal combinations that were clear predator- prey relationships. Nature can really be amazing, so check out these amazing animal stories that will really melt your heart:
1. Tosia The Cat Adopted Ducklings
Cats have this reputation for being snotty, a little off-put, and stuck in their own world, but when you look closely you can see that cats have so much to teach us about being kind, loving, and happy. An abandoned duckling separated at birth from its mum found a new mom in a cat that already had baby kittens. The cat had found the duckling with an injured foot. The duckling was also been welcomed by Tosiaís kittens and they all shared a bowl of water and played together. The cat’s owner sad that Tosia came walking into the kitchen one day with something in her mouth. At first, the owner thought it was a mouse or some other small animal, but then she placed it on the ground and saw it was a tiny duckling. The duckling and a cat were inseparable and Tosia’s kittens also welcomed their new brother.