Adorable newborn US kitten battles to stay awake while being stroked by her owner

This two-and-a-half-week-old kitten battles to stay awake as her owner slowly strokes its head in their Attleboro, Massachusetts home.

The filmer told Newsflare: "Adorable two-and-a-half-week-old kitten getting some sleepy pats. She and her sister were born in the back of a pickup truck and are now living comfortably inside with their mom after being rescued."

This video was taken on Thursday (August 15).