Cat adopts baby squirrel

LEAKE COUNTY, Mississippi - Jim and Karen Watkins of Leake County, Mississippi take in animals in need. When Emmy the cat and her kittens came to stay, they got quite the surprise when a baby squirrel was part of the litter!

According to WLBT-TV, Emmy treats Rocky the squirrel like one of her own. Rocky nurses with the other kittens. He's even learned to purr like a cat! The Watkins say Rocky will never be able to live in the wild and will have to be treated like a pet.