Have you ever thought you go to the chicken coop to collect some eggs one day but turns out it is a clowder of three little kittens? This uncanny story happened to an Iraq farmer when he noticed some meows that came from his hens underneath.
Kurdish soldier and farmer Goran Surchi captured absolutely adorable footage of a very protective white hen sitting in a milk crate and keeping her brood safe from the outdoor elements.
When Surchi lifted the hen, however, he did not find a group of baby chicks but rather a litter of three tiny kittens who mewed in complaint when their hiding place was discovered.
To his surprise, Goran located his chicken looking after 3 orphaned kittens in their nest, and the cats looked quite relieved and comfortable under the noble bird’s wings.
“For some time now, I was hearing meows coming from our chicken coop and I was curious to know what was going on, as our chickens could be in .d.anger. When I realized that the meows were coming from under the chicken, I decided to record it so as not to miss this unique moment and to my surprise, there were three beautiful kittens there,” Surchi told us about his cute encounter.
Unfortunately, the mother of the 3 kitties had lately [ᴘᴀssᴇᴅ ᴀᴡᴀʏ], leaving the cats orphaned and looking for shelter and care. Apparently, the hen named Lee decided to take care of the little orphaned kitties and offered them some heat to comfort them after their loss.
” Later on we came to search for the kitties’ lifeless mother. Unfortunately, she [ᴅʀᴏᴡɴᴇᴅ] in a lake near the ranch. Amazing how our hen seemed to recognize the story, thus solving to take care of the kittens.