The Internet has gone understandably squeamish this week, thanks to video of a bald eagle live-cam in western Pennsylvania that showed, for all the world to see, a cat being delivered to a nest of baby eagles.
The webcam keeps watch on an eagles' nest located a few miles from Pittsburgh, alongside the Monongahela River. Stars of the show are two eaglets, recipients of the feline meal.
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It's not certain how or when the cat died, but, in a Facebook post, the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania wrote: "After reviewing the footage, we believe that the cat was dead when brought to the nest."
The video below shows a bald eagle swooping into the nest with the cat. The swoop-in is fast and the cat largely obscured, but -- viewers be warned -- the feline's hind quarters are visible: