08/14/2012 at 03:00 PM EDT
With her little ears and even littler nose, this kitten looks every bit the ball of fur you'd want to take home.
But this little feline friend is more than just a cute face.
This is one of four sand kittens, considered extinct in Israel, who were born three weeks ago at the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, reports the safari, according to the Washington Post
Sitting in her enclosure, the rare kitten seems to be doing purr-fectly fine.