"Look, he's on the side of the road... he's gonna get killed for sure," Brantley says in the video, picking the poor orphan up for a closer look — when he suddenly realizes it's an ambush.
A dozen of the kitten's siblings, sensing safety, spring out of the bushes and swarm his feet, in what is likely the most adorable video you will see all year.
"Oh my Gosh! I can't take you all!" Brantley exclaims to the chorus of mews, as even more continue to spill out of the long grass. "I thought I was saving one.... hot diggity dog."
But despite his protests, the big-hearted Samaritan did take them all — 13 in total — which he is now helping to rehome.
Brantley, who is a competitive shooter, shared a follow-up video of the baker's dozen scampering around the back of his SUV among his guns and ammo, as he discovered the pains of becoming a sudden mom-of-13.
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