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This Family Did A Newborn Photo Shoot With Their Kitten And It's Pawsitively Purrfect

Every new addition should be celebrated.

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Borcherding told BuzzFeed News that they found the stray kitten in their garage, and at first weren't sure if they could take in another pet.

But her 4-year-old daughter Emma fell in love with the kitty.

"After seeing how well she did with the kitten and after being unable to locate an owner, we decided to keep her," she said.


"I couldn't resist," she said. "We dug out some newborn wraps and tie-backs and got to work."

The photos have since got a ton of attention on Facebook, and have been shared more than 5,000 times. But the attention is bittersweet, Borcherding said, because Elsa has since slipped out of the house and gone missing.

"I wish she was here to share all the excitement," she said.

Borcherding said that the family is hopeful that since Elsa was originally a stray, she will find her way back to them.

"We just hope she's safe," she said.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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