Arthrogryposis

  • Stockings: A Cat With Twisted Legs Gets A Happy Ending

    Stockings: A Cat With Twisted Legs Gets A Happy Ending

    The kitten would have probably been euthanized if not for an orthopedic veterinarian who tried a risky procedure to restore mobility to the feline’s rear limbs.

  • Check in with Corky — the cat with twisted legs

    Check in with Corky — the cat with twisted legs

    On April 20, CatTime.com reported on Corky, a cat that suffers from Bilateral Arthrogryposis, or condition that has left the feline’s rear legs crisscrossed and backwards — not unlike a corkscrew. The cat was mobile, but not without dragging his hind legs on the floor when he moved. A surgeon performed an innovative surgical procedure […]

  • Deformed cat gets life straightened out

    Deformed cat gets life straightened out

    A cat that dragged his hind legs due a congenital deformity gets a new lease on life thanks to the CATS Cradle Shelter. The feline, named Corky, was scheduled to be euthanized at a pound in North Dakota after a boy spotted the abandoned animal dragging himself on the side of the road. The 7-month-old […]