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.
CatTime’s top 10 cat news stories in 2012
This year had no shortage of news stories about cats — from telephone-pole rescues to abuse. Here is a countdown of the top 10 news stories posted on CatTime that generated the most traffic. 10. Cat saved from euthanasia as ordered in owner’s willWhen Georgia Lee Dvorak passed away, she donated her entire $1.3 million […]
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
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 […]