AUSTRALIA – Monkey was just about two weeks old when she lost the use of her hind legs after poor treatment. The kitten had been removed from an extremely violent environment by a woman named Teagan, who took her in.
At the time, Monkey – who perfectly fits in the palm of a hand – was half unconscious. Unfortunately, in this region of Australia, the closest veterinarian was a whopping eight hours away by car. And so, Tegan and her friend Kyleigh did everything they could themselves to save the frail animal. Kyleigh explains:
“With warm baths, hourly feeds, a comfy bed and lots of rest and cuddles, Monkey amazingly began to gain strength”.
Despite the paralysis of her hind legs, the wee one rapidly regained her energy and force. Everyday, she shows her love and gratitude to her rescuers. Tegan went on to say:
“Like a monkey amidst the trees, she surprised everyone who came in her path, with her incredible strength using only her upper body to explore the red earth surrounds”.
Miraculously, her terrible past did not traumatize her in regards to human contact. She is warm and interacts wonderfully with everyone, which is a huge surprise to Kyleigh.
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