Tiny, Mistreated Kitten Lost The Use Of Her Legs But Never Lost Her Spunk

6/12/2016

Monkey was only two weeks old when she lost the use of her hind legs after poor treatment. The kitten was removed from an extremely violent environment by a woman named Teagan, who took her in.

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Source: Monkey The Miracle Kitten

At the time, Monkey - who fits in the palm of a hand - was half unconscious. Sadly, in this region of Australia, the closest veterinarian was eight hours away by car... So Tegan and her friend Kyleigh did everything they could themselves to save the frail animal. Kyleigh explained:

With warm baths, hourly feeds, a comfy bed and lots of rest and cuddles, Monkey amazingly began to gain strength. 
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Source: Monkey The Miracle Kitten

Despite the paralysis of her hind legs, the feline rapidly regained her energy and force. She continues to show her love and gratitude to her rescuers. Tegan confirmed:

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. 
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Source: Monkey The Miracle Kitten

Miraculously, her dramatic past did not traumatize her in regards to human contact. She is warm and interacts joyfully with everyone, a huge surprise to Kyleigh.When Monkey reached six weeks old, she brought him to a medical consultation in Alice Springs where she was able to take a special plane to the special shelter,Homeless & Abused Animal Rescue Team(HAART), near Perth.

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Source: Monkey The Miracle Kitten

Upon seeing the kitten, the veterinarian could not believe that she survived to this point considering his state.

Everyone who met her, the dogs included, were fascinated by her ability to be so mobile despite the severe damage to her back legs. 

Just recently, Monkey arrived in Perth where she met her adopted mom, Lyn. She handles the feline's treatments and her physical therapy sessions. "the improvements in Monkey have been remarkable," according to Lyn, who is amazed by her passion for life.

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Source : Monkey The Miracle Kitten

There is no doubt in everyone's mind, that Monkey will continue to regain more use of her back legs and she has amazed everyone in her new ability to take off her nappy and toilet herself in the kitty litter.  

While Monkey still has difficulties because of her past, she is the proof that with lots of love and attention, animals are extremely resilient and can overcome immense obstacles.

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Source: Monkey The Miracle Kitten

Here is a moving video the duo made about the feline:

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H/t: LoveMeow