Kitten Becomes Paralyzed After Vicious Attack But Slowly Regains Some Abilities

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He started out as a regular cute black kitty called Luis. My husband took him in when he was about 5-months-old. He loved playing with the dogs and running around everywhere. His cute, intelligent, and social personality made us fall in love immediately.


One day, when my husband was out, the kitten stole meat from the man that took care of the place and animals while we he was absent, and in a fit of rage, he grabbed the poor baby and slammed him hard to the floor. The cat was paralyzed from the waist down. However, he still had feeling in his hind legs, so we hoped he would get better and gave him his proper treatment.

When we decided to move in together, we didn’t hesitate in bringing the kitty with us. We renamed him Orión, since he was living a new and better life filled with love, by our side, with our German Shepherd, Osa, and our other black cat called Mina. It hasn’t been easy since he had a clear lack of sphincter control issues, and still couldn’t walk, but he became my baby and I wouldn’t trade him for the world.


He has improved a lot, almost stands up completely and walks on all fours sometimes. However, even if he can’t walk completely upright or jump, he’s a master at climbing, runs surprisingly fast, and has managed to jump a considerable distance again. We just know he’s going to get better, and even if he doesn’t manage to get completely well, he’s going to be alright. I am the proudest mom ever.

Story submitted by Catalina from Cali, Colombia.

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