Credit: Photo via Snooki's Twitter Photo: Snooki's Cat

We all know Snooki is having her first child, but if you asked her, she might say she's already a mother. The Jersey Shore star, who's referred to her cats as her "f***ing best friends," has three furry babies — Vito, Rocky, and Tommy.

Taking to Twitter yesterday (July 11), Snooks wrote, "My baby Rocky! He's getting surgery tomorrow=( Good Luck Rockstar I LOVE U!!," along with the photo above. Oh dear — a pet in one of those surgical neck-pieces really pulls at our heartstrings.

And while we're melting at the thought of Snooki and Jionni's baby boy riding her cats like little ponies, our thoughts are focused on Rocky and a speedy recovery!

Read more about Snooki’s pregnancy.

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