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Little Tich

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Wed Aug 31, 2016, 10:42 PM Aug 2016

Cat Experiences Feeling in Paralyzed Legs and Can't Believe it [View all]

Source: Lovemeow

A tiny kitten was found paralyzed in his hindquarters. He was not able to move or feel his back legs when Whisker Stop, a rescue group in Rolla, Missouri took him in. A month later, this kitty surprised everyone with miraculous progress.

"Sweet little Flynt was surrendered to us by a good Samaritan, who knew he needed help," Kym McNulty, president of Whisker Stop told Love Meow. "Flynt, was unable to use his rear legs or tail. He was suspected to have suffered a soft tissue injury, leaving him a paraplegic."

His caregivers saw that fighting spirit in him, and were determined to help him get better.

A few weeks later, the little kitten made incredible improvement.

"With much TLC, exercise, massage and prayer, Flynt has shown signs of regaining use of muscles and feeling in his tail and legs," McNulty said. "These things gave us and Flynt hope for further recovery."

"We have developed a rehab plan of care and there is much hope he can regain use of his back legs!" Little Flynt also received specific foods and supplements to help him strengthen his muscles.

After several weeks of hard work, this happened. Flynt began to feel his hind legs and tail.

Meet Flynt the cat!

Flynt learning to stand like a champ!

Read more: http://www.lovemeow.com/cat-experience-feelings-in-paralyzed-legs-for-the-first-time-and-cant--1993664846.html

Note: There are clips of Flynt recovering mobility in his legs at link, but they can't be posted in the OP.


Whisker Stop FB page with more posts about Flynt:


Youcaring fundraiser for Flynt (Currently $300 of $700 goal)

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Boy, I needed this Sophiegirl Aug 2016 #1
No kidding gopiscrap Aug 2016 #3
Oh yeah Lithos Sep 2016 #10
k and r niyad Aug 2016 #2
What a beautiful baby! anamandujano Aug 2016 #4
You go, Flynt! First Speaker Aug 2016 #5
Go Flynt!!! nt retrowire Aug 2016 #6
K&R brer cat Aug 2016 #7
#2 and #4 photos show such a big recovery. rusty quoin Sep 2016 #8
Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee shenmue Sep 2016 #9
Great story rpannier Sep 2016 #11
Awesome! Maynar Sep 2016 #12
The FeelGood content is high and I like it. ScepticD Sep 2016 #13
What a sweetheart and what a wonderful development Raine Sep 2016 #14
because kittens IcyPeas Sep 2016 #15
Excellent Ghost of Tom Joad Sep 2016 #16
Thank you for posting this story leftynyc Sep 2016 #17
Don't do this to me................ raven mad Sep 2016 #18
So cute!!! Demsrule86 Sep 2016 #19
omg! so wonderful! liberalla Sep 2016 #20
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