Kitten smaller than a toothbrush found under LA home

Pudding was smaller than a toothbrush when she was first found under an L.A. home.
Pudding was smaller than a toothbrush when she was first found under an L.A. home. Photo credit: Alley Cat Rescue.

A homeowner found a severely underweight, new-born kitten under their home in Los Angeles.

The stray kitten was found without her mum and with her umbilical cord still attached. Weighing just 76 grams and in desperate need of medical care, the homeowner handed the kitten to the Alley Cat Rescue.

The cat, christened Pudding, was smaller than a toothbrush when she was first discovered, Metro reports.

With the help of her dedicated carers, Pudding is now beginning to thrive.

Desiree of Alley Cat Rescue said: "She loves her food and gobbles it all down. She doubled her weight in a couple of days."

Alley Cat Rescue is working with the homeowner to locate Pudding's mum and get her spayed.

Pudding has recently hit a milestone 100 grams, purred for the first time, and has started kneading. She is living comfortably with her foster mum.

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