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Four Cats With Fewer Than Three Legs [w/pix, videos]
Mental Floss ^ | February 25, 2014 | Miss Cellania

Posted on 02/26/2014 8:44:03 PM PST by Slings and Arrows

We often read stories about the amazing adaptability of animals. They endure pain, but they do not wallow in self-pity. A disabled animal will do what it must do to get on with life using what it has. A four-legged animal can get around pretty well on three legs, as I learned when our border collie lost one. In these stories, four cats learned to get around pretty well with even less than three. I should say fewer than three, but you know what less than three means: <3.

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping
Pix, videos at source.
1 posted on 02/26/2014 8:44:03 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 02/26/2014 8:44:42 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Cats don’t need legs because they never go anywhere.


3 posted on 02/26/2014 8:51:53 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I”m already a big fan of Mercury!


4 posted on 02/26/2014 8:56:08 PM PST by Catmom (We're all gonna get the punishment only some of us deserve.)
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To: Catmom

He’s a darling.


5 posted on 02/26/2014 9:01:18 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
but you know what less than three means:

Something like this:


6 posted on 02/26/2014 9:22:39 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

Mercury has put on some weight.


7 posted on 02/26/2014 9:29:29 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
And grew a darker mustache...

And Mercury is still alive, but alas, the Schmoo did not survive the expiration of Al Capp...

8 posted on 02/26/2014 9:36:55 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: NoCmpromiz

True all.


9 posted on 02/26/2014 9:50:55 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

But two citizens of Lower Slobbovia are now in the white hut..


10 posted on 02/26/2014 9:56:47 PM PST by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Thank you for the post and ping.

The way cats adapt to mutilation continues to amaze and even delight me.
It is heartwarming to see them be normally cattish in the face of lost limbs.

Cats are just wonderful.


11 posted on 02/27/2014 6:34:30 AM PST by TheOldLady
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You’re very welcome, and they are.


12 posted on 02/27/2014 8:56:38 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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This is Lua a Maine Coon who got her rear legs crushed. She was rescued by the Vancouver Kitten Orphan Rescue. They got rehab for the kitty. I am not sure if anyone has adopted her yet.
13 posted on 02/27/2014 2:55:26 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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What a beautiful cat! I’m sure she’ll get a forever home.


14 posted on 02/27/2014 3:02:24 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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