Paralyzed Kitten Is Expected To Walk Again

A paralyzed kitten was put on death row, but later saved and now is expected to walk again thanks to the people who fought for him to live and didn’t give up on him.

Tenth Life writes: A paralyzed kitten who, we’re quite convinced, will walk again soon. This little darling is named Jefferson, another sweet kitten with rear-leg paralysis who has come to the loving arms of Tenth Life. Seriously injured when caught in a closing door, the four-week-old kitty suffered pulmonary and spinal bruising. His human took him to the clinic for care, and, upon learning the high cost of saving him compared with her own finances, reluctantly and with a broken heart, elected to euthanize him. However, a kind-hearted veterinary technician at the clinic was unable to bear the idea of this tiny guy losing his life.

She was familiar with our miracle kitty Lincoln’s success of overcoming paralysis, and with hope, she stepped in to save little Jefferson. The compassionate tech then reached out to Lincoln’s mama, Bobbi, to see if she could help. And when Bobbi asked us if the little guy could be a Tenth Life kitty, the answer was immediately and unequivocally “yes!”

Jefferson saw one of our specialist veterinarians yesterday, and she felt he had a very good chance of regaining the use of his hind legs. So, physical therapy has begun! Bobbi is using the same exercises she did for Lincoln one year ago, and we’re hopeful that he’ll be back on his feet soon.

Little Jefferson is paralyzed in his rear legs…

paralyzed rescue kitten can walk again tenth life

But he has been given a chance to walk again thanks to Tenth Life.

paralyzed rescue kitten can walk again tenth life

With physical therapy and a lot of love, Jefferson is expected to regain the use of his hind legs soon.

paralyzed rescue kitten can walk again tenth life

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17 Responses to “Paralyzed Kitten Is Expected To Walk Again”

  1. Fernanda says:

    Thank you so much Tenth Life! I bet his human will be forever grateful for helping this sweet littke baby! There’s still hope for humanity! :)

  2. Franklin says:

    Thank you so much for giving him a second chance!! I wish him the best of luck regaining the use of his legs!

  3. Monique Boogaart says:

    Thank you for helping this tiny little guy. XXX

  4. Sherry says:

    so freakin’ adorable – I can’t stand it!!! :-)

  5. Vanessa says:

    What an angel!! I hope he has a happy life. I could cry just looking at his sweet face.

  6. stephanie rausch says:

    That is so sweet! Little Jefferson is adorable! Thank you so much to everyone involved in saving this little guy! <3

  7. Jule1 says:

    Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU 10th Life!

  8. Rai says:

    what a sweet face…thank you very much for saving him :)

  9. Lee says:

    Bless that Vet Tech’s heart, she’s awesome and so happy little Jefferson has the love and treatment he needs now!

  10. Kate says:

    God bless the vet tech and the people at Tenth Life. Stories like these help restore my faith in humanity.

  11. Ingrid says:

    I’m touched by thi little face <3 I hope everything will be ok and that this little sweet heart will have a long and happy life.

  12. pumbie says:

    Jefferson is a cutie and sure she will regain the use of her hind legs. Thanks to her loving humins!

  13. c says:

    I know the original mom was absolutely sick having to give up the baby due to finances. I’m so glad the rescue group were able to take card of little sweetie pie.

  14. sharon says:

    Jefferson is sooo sweet,what a face OMG!!! I just want to smooch that little guy.I can see why the wonderful vet tech couldnt let him go,he is totally adorable.I hope he recovers real soon and would love an update on him,hes so yum yum :)

  15. Amber Craig says:

    Angels are on your side. Blessed be to those who look after God’s special little miracles. That tech should be given an award.

  16. vesey says:

    whenever i feel a little frustrated by the news because of what humans can do bad, i come to this website because i know i will always leave feeling better because of the selfless love shown for the most helpless, bless all of you who are helping this little guy……

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