Watson, who is owned by Melanie Lusnak of Southfield, Michigan, was born with deformed limbs but they don’t hold him back one bit.
According to Click on Detroit, who reported the story about this unique feline, an animal prosthetist created a special pair of boots to help with the alignment of the cat’s spine.
“Even with prosthetics, Watson will not be able to walk, run, and jump like a normal cat,” Lusnak said. “The position he is in does not lend to good posture, and just like with humans, this can lead to pain and discomfort.”
In an interview with the cat in-studio, Lusnak said raising a special needs cat requires patience and time, and that watching him change as he’s grown has been quite rewarding.
“It’s extraordinary to see him adapt, day to day,” she said.
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