Earth is filled with amazing creatures and one of them is the world’s smallest species of cat—the rusty-spotted cat. These adorable wild cats grow to be just 35–48 cm in length, yet their cuteness is unmeasurable. Recently, Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary in Cornwall, England was lucky enough to welcome them into its care and just had to share photos of them with everyone. Unsurprisingly, they gathered plenty of attention as people couldn’t turn away from the cuteness of these cats.
The sanctuary took in a pair of grown rusty-spotted cats who are parents of two adorable cubs. According to the new carers, these little babies are only 8 weeks old and are starting to eagerly explore their new surroundings with their mom following them around.
Rusty-spotted cats are considered to be an endangered species which is native to India and Sri Lanka. The birth of these two cubs was part of the Rusty-Spotted Cat Conservation Breeding Programme, which was started to protect the species.
The sanctuary could only share news of its new guests with people through social media, as it is closed to the public because of the coronavirus lockdown. Similarly to many other businesses and animal care organizations, Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary is facing financial hardships due to the pandemic. To support the park during these trying times, people are welcome to donate to its GoFundMe campaign.