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Kitten who was born with FOUR ears and whose best-friend is a Labrador goes viral on Instagram

An adorable cat born with two sets of ears is taking Instagram by storm and raking thousands of fans at a time.  

The kitten, named Midas, hails from Turkey and already counts 19,300 followers on Instagram, having just created her account three weeks ago,’ her owner Canis Dosemeci told FEMAIL. 

The four-months-old Russian Blue, who has four ears due to a genetic mutation, spends her time playing, napping and cuddling up to the family’s two Labradors, Suzy, 12, and Zeyno, 14. 

People online have been totally won over by Midas, who has a heart-shaped white patch on her belly. 

Midas, a kitten with four ears who hails from Turkey already counts 19,300 followers on Instagram, having just created her account three weeks ago.

The young feline, who owes its singular ears to a genetic mutation, is best-friends with the family dog Suzy, pictured

The young feline, who owes its singular ears to a genetic mutation, is best-friends with the family dog Suzy, pictured 

Midas appeared on Instagram three weeks week after she was adopted by Canis and her partner. 

Her mother, who was a stray cat, gave birth to Midas and her six siblings in a garden that belonged to a friend of Canis, who took the kitten on.  

Midas has two sets of ears – one set are her normal ears, and another, smaller set that poke out in the front.  

The adorable young cat also has a patch of white hair on her torso that is shaped like a heart. 

Adorable Midas loves to play, nap, and cuddle. The cat, pictured, has fans from all over the world, from Brazil to the US and Turkey, where it's from

Adorable Midas loves to play, nap, and cuddle. The cat, pictured, has fans from all over the world, from Brazil to the US and Turkey, where it’s from 

The cat's owner has been documenting how Midas is acclimating to life at home. The feline, pictured, used to be a stray

The cat’s owner has been documenting how Midas is acclimating to life at home. The feline, pictured, used to be a stray 

Midas' two sets of ears, pictured, have made them a sensation online, and the Russian Blue's followers' count keeps growing

Midas’ two sets of ears, pictured, have made them a sensation online, and the Russian Blue’s followers’ count keeps growing 

Her appearance is unusual, but Canis said Midas had been checked by a vet and can hear perfectly. 

She said her cat seems healthy, but will undergo further checks in a couple of months to make sure no other genetic mutations are detected in her body. 

According to the pictures shared by her doting owner, Midas has been settling into her new home very well, napping in her bed and playing with her toys. 

‘She is a very playful cat. But very friendly as well,’ Canis said. ‘She sleeps all day and is awake all night.

‘She loves to sleep on my chest or shoulder,’ the doting owner added. 

‘She loves to play with yarns, (we have loads of them because of my business), she steals them and hides them somewhere we could never find,’ Canis added. 

The kitten has also developed a friendship with the house dogs and loves to cuddle with them.  

Nap time! People can't get enough of Midas and its four ears, but the feline, pictured, does not seem aware of its online notoriety

Nap time! People can’t get enough of Midas and its four ears, but the feline, pictured, does not seem aware of its online notoriety 

The little feline was found on the street by his owners, but has since grown accustomed to life at home, pictured

The little feline was found on the street by his owners, but has since grown accustomed to life at home, pictured

The cuddly pet, pictured, loves nothing more than to snuggle with its owner, her partner and the family dog Suzi

The cuddly pet, pictured, loves nothing more than to snuggle with its owner, her partner and the family dog Suzi

Midas’s fans come from all over, with people from Brazil, Iran, the UK and more.

All have been won over by the kitten’s singular face and adorable ears.  

‘Beautiful unique kitty. Your so lucky,’ one said. 

‘it’s a miracle,’ said another. 

‘Love this baby so much,’ one wrote.  

‘Hey little precious one,’ said another.  

The cat has gathered international fans who've all fallen for its four ears and its cute face

The cat has gathered international fans who’ve all fallen for its four ears and its cute face



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