Cats Who Sleep While Cuddling Each Other Are Melting Hearts Online

An adorable video of two cats snuggling up together to sleep has gone viral on TikTok, having been viewed by a staggering 45.3 million people.

The footage, which was shared to the app by an account called Nellyssgirl on July 11, shows a ginger cat and a black cat cuddled up on a sofa.

The ginger cat, whose name is Nelson, then wraps his paw round the other feline, whose name is Rupert, as the two snooze.

In the caption Nellyssgirl explains that the duo are brothers and always lie like this together, writing: "Rupert always has to sleep with his brother #kittensoftiktok #catsoftiktok #catlover #fypage #brother #cute."

The video, which can be watched here, has gained a lot of traction online, having surpassed a whopping 8.3 million likes.

More than 164,900 people have rushed to the comments section to share their thoughts on the cute clip.

One TikTok user, Brenda Florio, wrote: "Why do cats have a better relationship than me."

Bunga Goreng Spicy added: "I don't know how many times I already repeated this video, my heart just melted and felt so warm they are so cute."

Sleeping, Following Back Tmrrw revealed: "I had cats like this once.

"The black one had cancer/tumor and ended up passing through. They always used to cuddle up together. I was cute."

Emmanuellamascolo stated: "Oh so cats don't love people they love other cats."

Chiara Fiora shared: "Am crying because I had this time with my sis too but she changed a bit and doesn't want as much hugs. But... I need the hugs."

Yasmin Lea Gimenez observed: "The way he wraps his arms around."

Lee San Angelo, Texas remarked: "Warm and fuzzy feelings here... Saving this one... Thanks for sharing!"

Sweetkiss65 gushed: "Precious! I have a brother and sister tuxedo cats, they are asleep together right now. Thank you for sharing!"

Robin explained: "Oh my god my two cats look just like them this is too cute."

User82616555792131 commented: "Oh my god my daughter and granddaughter have the same color cats named Garfield and Mittens. That's crazy because they are so close, and do the same thing."

Another video of cat recently went viral because it showed the pet deciding to seek petty revenge when he was locked out of the bathroom.

The footage was shared to TikTok by a woman named Maddie, known on the app as M_clayclay, we can see the pet's leg protrude from underneath the door to confiscate the bathmat.

Text overlaying the video reads: "Theo gets really upset if I don't bring him in the bathroom with me [laughing-face emoji]."

The clip has been watched by a whopping 2.6 million people.

File photo of a ginger cat.
A stock image of a sleeping cat. On TikTok a pair of cats are filmed sleeping cuddled together, and the internet can't cope. Aksenovko/Getty Images