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Cat smothers child to loss of life after climbing into pram attracted by scent of milk

Cat smothers baby to death after climbing into pram attracted by smell of milk


A CAT climbed right into a child’s pram and smothered it to loss of life after being attracted by the scent of milk, Ukrainian police have stated.

The nine-month-old child woman, named as Alexandra, had been left within the yard of her house within the district of Vinnytsia whereas her mom was doing home tasks.

A child was smothered by a cat who had climbed into her pram attracted by the scent of milk

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The woman’s mom emerged from the home to seek out certainly one of her two pet cats mendacity on her daughter’s face[/caption]

Twenty-two-year outdated Snezhana got here to examine on her daughter and located certainly one of her two pet cats mendacity on her face.

The cat jumped out of the pram however Alexandra was now not respiration.

Snezhana known as an area paramedic and an ambulance, however Alexandra was discovered to have died of asphyxia.

Village paramedic Halyna Zakharchuk stated: “There was a scent of milk, a heat place, the cat acquired contained in the pram to heat up.

“The child was properly dressed, her arms had been out.

“Once we got here, the newborn was nonetheless heat…

“We discovered the newborn within the state of medical loss of life.

“I ran there, the ambulance arrived rapidly.

“We couldn’t assist…we had been attempting to resuscitate her for 30 to 40 minutes.”

Alexandra was Snezhana’s solely youngster with husband Alexander.

The household had two cats, each proven by Ukrainian information channel TSN Information, although it’s not clear which cat induced the loss of life.

Native policeman Pavlo Darmorgrai stated: “The mom noticed the cat mendacity on the newborn…sleeping on her head.

“The child was already useless.

“The physique was despatched to forensic specialists, an post-mortem was carried out.

“The preliminary opinion of the knowledgeable is that it was asphyxia.

“There aren’t any extra accidents on the newborn’s physique.”

He added that the loss of life was “unintended”.


“We’re not taking any measures in opposition to the mom,” he stated.

“We perceive it’s a big psychological downside within the household now.”

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Twenty-year-old Snezhana had been doing home tasks earlier than she discovered her daughter not respiration[/caption]

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It isn’t clear which of the household’s cats induced the loss of life[/caption]

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Native policeman Pavlo Darmorgrai confirmed the mom wouldn’t face fees[/caption]


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