Gotta Watch: Mother's Day
May 8th, 2011
06:42 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is May 8 and, in the spirit of motherhood everywhere, we wanted to share some warm-and-fuzzy mommy videos that will hopefully make you smile. Here's a hint: They involve baby animals and their - how should we say, atypical? - mothers. These videos prove that you don't have to be a biological mother to be a mom.

Chihuahua's motherly instinct - This video from 2007 could be one of the cutest, or most disturbing videos ever.  At first glance, everything looks totally normal. Until you realize those babies aren't actually puppies.

Dog is mother of the year to kittens - Who said dogs and cats can't get along?  Check out this video of a pooch named Lily Lou at an animal shelter in Iowa who ends up adopting nine motherless kittens.

Chicken takes pups under wing - Back in 2003 the Scott family, got the shock of a lifetime.  They came home to find that one of their pet chickens had flown its coop and set up shop with a litter of new born puppies and their doggy mom. They all seem to get along fine, only problem is that the pups are having a little trouble telling the difference between feather and fur so feeding is a bit of a challenge.

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  1. Cesar

    Nuke Islam!

    May 8, 2011 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Cesar

    @fake Cesar; no one wants to listen or read your stupid stories, shut up and stop using my name, moron.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    I did not post "Nuke Islam", I love muslims, my boyfriend is muslim.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Caesar, Julius

    I am not Cesar. I am Caesar!, emporer of Rome! (actually, i play the part of the frog in Caesar's throat. But you'd have to pay real-close attention to my posts to figure this out) ribbit

    May 8, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  5. raven

    How darling!! And how fitting a story for Mothers Day!! Any baby animal is cute. Cept maybe baby flies. Dont even wanna say the word! ugh !

    May 8, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    I thought I'd post, but the comments are much more interesting than anything I can post here. @Cesar of 2:01 PM, thank you. It's as if you took the words out of my mouth. So nice to see raven back after being out for 3 weeks or so. Philip too of course. And my other co-hearts too. So much posted in my name. Sorry folks, that wasn't me. I LOVE beer. Beer is my friend. Gonna drink till I get knocked out.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Cesar

    Nuke the islamic sand monkeys today!
    BTW...a towel is not a hat.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    BTW a sincere Happy Mothers day to all the CNN staff that are moms. Also thanks for the news. Again, I didn't post the above. On to my cold mug. Bye ALL.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  9. banasy

    GTG, you're cracking me up! Thanks for the laugh. (Ribbit)
    And I LOVE your stories, as do others, here as well.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  10. banasy

    Before you go, Real Cesar: is it Bud?

    May 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Cesar

    Muslims smell bad and like to eat their own poo. They also like to dress in drag.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Cesar

    yes..it's bud. With a little poo mixed in.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Cesar

    @banasy: It is Bud Lite. I am a switcher. Next time it will be Miller Lite or Corona. Bye banasy.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Cesar

    @fake Cesar, I'm the real fake Cesar. Stop using this name you ass, its not funny.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Cesar

    @fake Cesar of 2:25 and 2:28: I'm so sorry that your life is so empty and void that you must hi-jack people's names to fulfill your Sunday afternoon. Why don't you go watch TV? They have cartoons. Have a nice day, little troll.

    May 8, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
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