As the proverb goes, there are no other people’s babies, and this is true for all species. It’s not unusual for one animal to take care of another. The incident that we are about to tell you about occurred two years ago in Bakhchisarai, Crimea.
Local residents donated a consignment of extremely little squirrels to the city zoo. Musya, a Russian blue cat that lives in the zoo’s park and has recently given birth to kittens,
When the zoo keepers tried to place newborn squirrels near Musya, she accepted them as her own pups, and everyone was shocked. As she cared for both her kids and the newcomers, the cat demonstrated great patience.
She cared for the squirrels like her own children, feeding and washing them. The squirrels have done a fantastic job of adjusting to their new environment.
Employees began giving Musa bottles to ensure that he had adequate energy, health, and milk. Musya cared for baby squirrels until they grew up and got stronger, giving her the distinction of worthy mother to a large family.