Pip is a special kitty with a ton to live for. He was born with permanently bent front legs. He army crawls, but it doesn’t slow him down a bit. He recently was introduced to another kitten who has a similar condition. Izzy, an adorable black kitten is also with permanently bent legs. They are her rear ones. They were somehow brought together and the two immediately bonded.
This is Pip’s story via Pip the Wonder Kitty (Facebook):
Hi, I’m Pip! I came all the way to St. Louis, MO from Kearney, NE, thanks to some awesome cat-loving volunteers. I made the journey so that I could be in the loving, gentle care of Tenth Life Cat Rescue (tenthlifecats.org or facebook.com/tenthlifecats). Since they specialize in cats with medical conditions and injuries, I knew I’d be in good hands.
I was born with permanently bent front legs (called bilateral radial agenesis). After seeing several doctors and getting lots of opinions on my little body, everyone decided that I was perfect just the way I am! DUH!
I love EVERYONE I meet – human, feline, even amphibian! My favorite things to do are: chew paper and distract my foster-turned-adoptive mama from getting any work done.
Izzy’s story by Tenth Life (Facebook):
Meet Izzy, a six-week-old kitten with very different back legs. They appear to be twisted or backwards, and as you’ll see from the video, she has figured out how to get around despite her unique legs. We will be leading Izzy through some simple physical therapy to increase her range of motion and strengthen her little muscles.
Tenth Life introduced the two lovely kitties in the same foster family. Now there is nothing but love in their home.
Pip the wonder kitty with bent front legs
Little feline boxer
Pip loves his foster kitties
This is Izzy, Pip’s new friend who is just like him with permanently bent (rear) legs
Pip loves bathing his new furiend, Izzy
Amazing Pip (video):
Pip the kitty with permanently bent front legs, grooms Izzy the kitten with permanently-bent rear legs. Cuteness alert! (video)