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Tiny VE Day kitten taken in by Lincolnshire rescue home

An adorable one hour old kitten was taken in by a rescue home in Lincolnshire on VE Day.

The newborn kitten weighing 57g was taken to The Ark Animal Rescue and Retirement Home in North Somercotes on Friday, May 8 after its mother had abandoned it.

The newborn kitten weighed just 57g when it was taken in by the home. Photo: The Ark Animal Rescue and Retirement Home

The kitten has had lots of tiny frequent feeds. Photo: The Ark Animal Rescue and Retirement Home

The home initially said it wasn’t sure if the kitten found in Saltfleet would last the night, but that “eight feeds later he’s suckling well and seems very bright.”

It added: “Fingers crossed for this lucky kitten born on VE Day.”

The kitten was born on VE Day. Photo: The Ark Animal Rescue and Retirement Home

The rescue home said on Sunday, May 10 that after lots of tiny frequent feeds the kitten now weighs 61g.

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