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This Teen Found Her Cat Giving Birth Under The Christmas Tree

The new kitties are named Noel, Joy, Christmas, and Faith.

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Meet Tink. She was the runt of a stray cat family. Danielle Lopez, 17, and her Florida-based family rescued her and nursed her back to health.

"If we didn't take her home she would have died. She was all bones," Lopez told BuzzFeed News.


"I heard a soft meow and thought it was our other kitty and then saw the firstborn crying," Lopez said.

"I was in shock," she added. "I started running around the house to lock up [Sagwa} and grab towels to help her."

Tink, with the help of Lopez, then gave birth to three more kittens on the tree skirt.


The event made people on Twitter super happy too, and the teen's photos have been shared thousands of times.

My cat just gave birth under our Christmas tree.


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Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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