Cat Adopts Ducklings - And Suckles Them (VIDEO)

There are Unusual Animal Friendships (see below). And there are Extremely Unusual Animal Friendships (see above).

Yes, this cat in Clara, Ireland has not only adopted these orphaned baby ducks - she 's even suckles them.

“The minute the cat lay down the three ducklings ran underneath her. She stared to purr,” the cat's owner Ronan Lally told The Irish Independent. “We lifted her up and two ducklings were latched onto the cat. The cat has all the maternal instinct, she has her paw around them and it is just extraordinary.”

It certainly is. Click play to watch the footage, above.