When our children get sick, we can’t help but be worried sick about them. Even animals are like this. It’s what we call the unconditional love of a mother, and true enough, a mother will do everything for her child.
For this mama cat, her heroes came dressed in hospital scrubs and masks. These medical workers didn’t disappoint this mother cat who asked for their help in the most touching way.
Those who have worked in a hospital knows that you have to be ready for an emergency all the time.
Someone with serious need might walk through the door and you have to be ready to take charge and save lives. But we’re sure this hospital staff from Turkey had no idea what they would be in for when they came to work that day.
As Merve Özcan posted on their Twitter page, the story begins when a mother cat walked into the hospital carrying their sick kitten. The scene and story is captured in the thread, but the picture is clear. This mother cat needed help and had absolute understanding and trust that this hospital could work their magic. Merve describes the event by saying:
“Today we were in the emergency room of the hospital when a cat rushed to bring her offspring in her mouth”
It was an unusual sight for everyone.
A later image in the thread shows the mother cat approaching a door. We don’t know if someone directed them to the correct office for treatment or if they somehow knew, but they are not letting anything stop them. One heartwarming picture from the thread shows hospital staff opening a door to let the mother pass through.
Who says that chivalry is dead?
The mother arrives and places the baby on the floor. You can almost imagine the cat meowing to get someone’s attention while assuring her baby that everything would be fine. It’s as if she was asking everyone to help her baby.
Everyone who was on duty didn’t disappoint this mama cat.
Staff and EMTs surround the baby and her mother. While no one expected to be treating a cat that day, they none the less give the matter the seriousness it deserves. The right side of this image even shows the team squatting down to pat the cat and assure her that her baby is in great hands..
Doing good, saving lives
Translated information from the thread tells the rest of the story. The emergency room staff took the kitten and gave it the emergency care that they could. While the baby was being treated, the mother was treated to pats and saucers of milk to keep her calm and relaxed.
We don’t know how long the kitten was with the emergency room staff, but we can imagine how much care and love they provided the sick feline. News teams that followed the story reported that once the staff did all they could, they didn’t just release the cats back into the wild.
They wanted to be absolutely sure that the kitten was safe and sound.
That’s the reason why they still endorsed the mother cat and her baby to the veterinarian for a specialist’s opinion. Lucky for these felines, Turkey has a history of respect and love for stray animals, so there’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that they will be seen and taken care of.
Of course, this story went viral on Social Media.
There was even one Reddit thread could only gush about how great this story made them feel. It’s simply nice to see the trust the mother cat had for the emergency staff and how fast they acted to help save a kitten’s life.
Would your local hospital do the same thing if its staff were to encounter the same situation?
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