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Cat Brings Hooman 2 Live Hamsters As 'Gifts'

Gifts for you, hooman.

Cover image via ChuLei Teo (Facebook)

A Singaporean recently shared how her pet cat decided to bring home two live hamsters in the span of two days

On 11 October, ChuLei Teo posted on Facebook, "If anyone is missing this hamster in Chai Chee area, please contact me. Please help to share this if you know if anyone who lives in this vicinity!"

Funnily enough, on the following day, she updated the post saying that her cat brought home a second little fella

"My cat brought home another hamster of similar color early this morning... Both are alive and well... Halp."

While some wondered where the cat found the hamsters, others just wanted to take a look at the furry 'thief'

Image via Facebook
Image via Facebook
Image via Facebook

Teo, however, jokingly responded by saying that her cat's identity has to be confidential for its own safety.

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In another comment, she also wrote that the hamsters would be put up for adoption if no owner claims them

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Cats love leaving 'gifts' for their owners, especially dead mice and lizards, although they do occasionally bring home small live animals too

Their natural instinct is to chase, hunt, and catch – and that often leaves owners with some very thoughtful yet unpleasant presents.

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According to The Spruce Pets, cats bring little animals to you as food for later, as a teaching aid, or as a gift.

"[When] a cat brings you an animal they caught, be it alive or dead, they consider you a part of their family. Their instincts are telling them this is what they need to do to survive and that they need to pass these important, life-saving skills onto their family."

Teo's Facebook post has since been shared over 3,700 times. You can check it below:

In this incident, it seemed like this cat tried to 'replace' its owner's earphones with a dead snake:

Although dogs often steal the show, some cats can be extremely loving and loyal too:

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