Is Kim K slowly creeping back to Instagram?

Since Kim Kardashian‘s horrifying robbery ordeal in Paris in early October, the social media star has been very noticeably absent from the internet.

Of course, thousands of articles have been written surrounding the shocking events – but in terms on new output from Kim herself, fans have had to wait patiently for any new images from their fave.

However, there is now something new for fans to chew on while Kim takes her time recovering, courtesy of former stepfather, Caitlyn Jenner.

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Caitlyn gave the world a previously unseen photo of Kim as part of a heartfelt birthday tribute. Taken at the birthday party of Blac Chyna and Tyga‘s son, King Cairo, the photo shows an uncharacteristically fresh-faced Kim pouting next to a smiling Caitlyn, 66.

Happy birthday Kim! Love you 😘

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‘Happy birthday Kim! Love you’ wrote Caitlyn on Friday (21st October), in celebration of Kim turning 36.

Though not a direct return to the sites she usually frequents, this new picture has fans excited as it is now a rare feat to see Kim on social media.

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According to Caitlyn’s close friend, Candis Cayne, she has been a close source of comfort for Kim during the entire, stressful ordeal.

‘I asked Cait how she was doing. She said she’s doing okay, and you know she’s getting through it, you know? It’s horrifying.’