By Olivia B. Waxman
April 29, 2016

Usually animal lovers are lucky if they tune into a web cam of their favorite creature and see it awake, eating, or engaging in any kind of action at all. Well, there was a lot of action — perhaps a little too much — on a live cam of a family of bald eagles on Tuesday, when the parents fed their eaglets a cat.

The feline was probably dead when the birds brought it to the nest, the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania said in a statement on Facebook. The post said “While many may cringe at this, the eagles bring squirrels, rabbits, fish (and other animals) into the nest to eat multiple times each day.”

(h/t Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

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