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Today I got a message from my mom on my phone, it was a picture four baby kittens in a cardboard box.
I was gushing with cuteness, while I had my grandma take me over there ASAP so I could see the baby kittens. Come to find out, they where hiding under some leaves my mom was raking up and was discovered accidentally. Their mother had ran away as soon as my mom got close, leaving the kittens in our hands. We kept them in the box, keeping them company for a while. Once I was done cooing over them, I looked up and saw the mother from a distance. I picked up the box of the mewling kittens, and took them to the shade. The mother watched as I picked up the loudest kitten and sat him beside the box, and I slowly stepped away hoping she would come and get him. But then, my dad drove by on the four-wheeler (-__-); spooking the mom and causing her to run to the side of a small collapsed barn. I moved the box to near the barn, and again proceeded to taking out the loudest kitten and setting him by the box. I heard rustling in the bushes I was standing beside, and saw the mother peering through at her tiny kit. I quietly and slowly stepped away from the kitten. My gaze met with the mothers, and I could see relief flood her eyes, as if she wanted to say, 'thank you'. I watched from a distance as she picked up the kitten in her jaws and ran off. I sat and waited for over an hour for her to come get the rest. She never did. I was beginning to loose hope, and on the verge to beg my parents to keep the kittens. But, all of my family had to come inside and eat dinner so I was going inside hoping that nothing would happen to the kittens while I was gone. While I was about to begin eating, I glanced out the window, and saw the mother getting her second kitten. When I was done eating, I went out to see if she had gotten anymore. No, there was still three kittens. I went ahead and went home, and I am hoping with all my heart that the mother has gotten the rest of them. Everyone assures me that the mom will come and get them, so I hope that is a fact. I get to see in the morning what happened to the others, so please keep them in your prayers <3
EDIT: In the morning the rest of the kittens where gone. We're hoping it was the mom that got them all. I've seen the mom a little bit around, probably out hunting.

I was never to great at writing xD
Anyways, this happened today. Enjoy!
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Sparky152 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Student General Artist
awwwwwwwwwz <3
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
What happened, eventually?
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Student General Artist
We assumed she got the rest of the kittens. They where gone the next morning. The box was in the exact same place.
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
They look like they'd be RiverClan kits, don't they? Did you give them kit names?
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Nope, no names x3 Couldn't get too attached xD
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Lolz we're pretty different there =P
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Oh, that's good :) To tell you the truth, I would have taken them inside and begged my parents to let me keep them XD but I live in the city, not near any woods or anything, so they would be dead by morning where I live and my mother would have let me keep them. (I'm suspecting that you don't live in the city ;P)
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Heheheh no I live way out in the country xD And I would've but the mother would've been absolutely heartbroken if someone took her kits away, I can't even imagine.
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
Where I live, the other cats would probably hurt the kittens. All of the cats in my shitty neighbor hood are assholes, except my kitty, Almost :heart: he's black with green eyes. His warrior name is Shadowleap because he's pretty wild and can jump really high :)
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Student General Artist
Heheh, I wish I could have cats, but my mom is allergic. I had one a while back before she developed the allergy, she was a yellow tabby and her name was Lily. :heart: She was fat. xD
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WarriorCatsLover14 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
Lolz I know this lady who has like 5 fat cats. She breeds them. I think theyre called persians.
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Student General Artist
It wasn't fat because of the breed, it was just fat because it was fat xD
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soccerkat5 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Were they all safe in the end? And what did the mother look like?
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BlueLeaf93 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hope she comes back for the rest. :(
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Kuroyuri28 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Aww, if you live anywhere illinois and need a home for one let me know cx
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ringtossed Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
AAAAAAAWWWWW!!!! Please please please update later and tell us what happens.

Also, omg kittens aaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwww :heart: :heart: :heart:
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SparxPixel Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I WANT ONE!!!!
but i have no money, i mean i have $200 but I'm alerject to cats
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AnimalLover4Ever Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw! :aww: My mom wrote me last week that our cat had just had kittens (and on my birthday, April 1st). I thought that was so neat!
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MitsukiAdored Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
They are such gorgeous colors too! I do pray she got all of them :')
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lithicblossom Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you know if the kittens have been reunited with their mom yet?
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Darkelemntal Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
OMG there so adorable i want one :) i hope there mom go to get them otherwise i am sure they will have nice home to go too. :)
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Jburnstudios Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional General Artist
ooooooooooooooooo black one!!! want!
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FrostbittenKittenn Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww sweeet baby kittenssss~ :heart: ;u;
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
:D
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SnowyForest Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
So sweet~!
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slemire Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! That doesn't happen everyday! :D
We'll see. And if she doesn't get them right away, make sure you don't move them~
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I kept the box there all night. I hope they all got picked up by their mother.
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slemire Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup!
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Lazysketcher Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
WE NEED A BOX OF KITTENS! STAT! xD
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DeadSweet Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Er, I don't want to be the wet blanket, but you should NEVER touch a cat's kittens, they don't recognise their kittens by sight, they do it by smell. I hate to say it but she probably didn't come and get the rest because of you handling them. The only time it's acceptable to touch a cat's kittens is when you're their owner, as they recognise your smell as being family, and even then it carries the risk of the mother rejecting them. Also, giving a cat eye contact is basically squaring off to it; it's the cat equivalent of a dog baring it's teeth. If you want to communicate friendliness, narrow your eyes like you would when giving a person a dirty look, and don't look at the cat directly.
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I beg to differ, she got them all. I believe cats are a little smarter then that. I watched as she took them all and put them in her new nest.
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DeadSweet Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
My apologies, the entry said you were unaware of whether she had returned to get them yet. But still, this is the advice I have been given by every vet, breeder, farmer and RSPCA worker I have ever spoken to about the matter, it's a fact. You were lucky this time, but nine times out of ten the reason mothers abandon their kittens is because people handle them, or disturb the nest. It's always better to exercise caution when the lives of innocent animals are potentially at risk. If you are concerned, contact someone who is a trained professional and knows what they're doing. Even with the best intentions you could accidentally do harm.
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I see your point, but my family isn't the type to call any professionals to take care of a few kittens... :\ I totally would, but I'm only 15... I saw the mother come and get two of the kittens, and I left the box there so she could come and get the rest. I'm hoping my grandma checked in on them this morning.
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DeadSweet Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah, I see :( Well, a shelter isn't likely to take you any less seriously because of your age, though I know they might want to speak to your parents :S And I'm not entirely sure how it works with regards to contacting them in the US, in Britain we're very lucky to have the RSPCA, which works country-wide. I hope they're all well, too.
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Dolanna Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Just gonna give a note here. Closing your eyes slowly and blinking as if your super sleepy is akin to a cat kiss. This relaxes the cats demeanor.
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MaryLienette Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
no, you never ever give a cat the stink eye. you get as low as you possibly can, and blink very slowly. you can touch the kittens if you are accepted by the mother. i know this because i rescued a feral and her babes last summer, we found the babes first and then the mom. if you are very slow and basically ignore a feral cat, you can gain their trust.
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DeadSweet Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't know what "The stink eye" is :confused: (I'm from the UK) Slow blinking also works, but that's not actually what the cat is doing. They narrow their eyes, and then blink, which gives the impression that they're blinking very slowly. Of course it can be done, but it's always better not to interfere, especially if you don't know what you're doing. There's no way of knowing how a feral or stray cat (Over here they're not the same thing, a feral cat is essentially a second generation stray that has never had human contact or lived with humans, a stray is just a lost cat.) is going to react to you. Even with the best intentions you could cause the mother to abandon her kittens, which would more than likely result in their deaths.
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ringtossed Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
The "stink eye" is sort of like a glare.
Like this tylercoey.deviantart.com/art/hello-my-name-is-ol-stink-eye-142268461
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DeadSweet Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh, I see, thank you :D
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ringtossed Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
Welcome ^_^
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Dolanna Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Blinking as if your quite tired is akin to a cat kiss in cat body language.
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nightcat14 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Naw! She must live quite far to take so long
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
She must!
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RoseTV-Productions Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconawwwplz:
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Dinofelini Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww these r so cute!
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ZanderKahdoma Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student Photographer
oh my gawd they're cute!
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CAT-Keats Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student Artist
They are solo adorable! I hope they're all with their mum now. :3
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XnUclEaR-LaZeRX Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thats so adorable!
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SuicuneofLife1211 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
you did well, my friend. :)
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
thank you :)
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