A month ago, a tiny kitten was brought to the Friends for Life shelter in Los Angeles. The veterinarians determined that she was only four weeks old, and it was unclear how such a little girl could have survived all this time on the streets all alone, without her mother.
The kitty had several peculiarities. She was born with polydactyly – an extra toe, twisted ears, and a crooked paw – she was immediately fitted with a special splint. Her mobility was impaired, but luckily she was young and was helped to cope.
The kitty was named Indira or Indy. The attentive foster carers at the shelter were caring for her with sensitivity. She received physical therapy sessions, massages, and exercises. After just one week of treatment, the baby began to show results.
Indy began to walk straighter and became more active and playful. This brave little baby realized that she was safe here, and a fountain of energy awoke in her. The foster carers fell in love with this adorable little girl and rejoiced at her every little victory.
After a while, Indy had her ligament removed – her leg straightened out, which added even more energy to her! Kitty loves to run, play and run around the house. Her fosters continue to give her massages and exercises, improving her mobility every day.
Indy takes all procedures bravely – as if she knows it’s necessary for her health. She is now seven weeks old and when she is old enough, permanent owners will be found for her. Be happy, little one!