In Novosibirsk zoo a cat “adopted” the raccoons
KRASNOYARSK, Aug 3 — RIA Novosti. The domestic cat has become a mother and nurse for the two little raccoons in Novosibirsk zoo, a mother cannot do for health reasons, the press service of the zoo.
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According to experts, raccoons breed well in zoos, and females are usually successfully feed offspring. Cases artificial feeding is extremely rare. But the female who gave birth to babies in July, are unable to feed them for health reasons.
“It was decided to enlist the help of a nurse. She was a house cat that lives at the zoo… last year she reared two cubs Caracal. Now cats have kittens again. When she brought two tiny raccoons, it had taken them almost instantly: I looked, sniffed and after a few seconds they were sucking milk”, — stated in the message.
At the zoo say that to their relatives and foster children white cat equally.
“She not only feeds kids. She washes and warms with its warmth. She really did become a real mother” — told in the zoo.