by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

Hi I wanted to share my thrill and miracle that happened yesterday. I have a kitten who we call Scooter. He is a grey long haired cutie. He was born with swimmers leg syndrome. He is unusual because All four legs are splayed out. He rests on his chest and can not stand or walk. If this happens to a kitten it is usually two legs that are splayed not four. The vets were at a loss

We have been doing PT on him for a month and I made a harness that I hold him up in and make him walk holding him up his body.
Yesterday he did not want to do PT and did not want the harness. I plopped him on the floor and teased him with toys to make him want the toy.
Yesterday he got himself up and walked a few feet the correct way and then ran a few feet waddling along. I cried I was so happy to see him up and walking himself.
There is not stopping him now Scooter will get stronger and stronger every day and be able to finally walk on his own. I had to share that with you all! Thank you God for listening to all the prayers...
Suzanne

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by maisiebo 19 Oct 2016

Beautiful news I'm so happy that he can now get around a little and hopefully get stronger keep up the good work Scooter

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by sewdoctor 19 Oct 2016

That is wonderful....made my heart happy! Congratulations to you, for a job well done......amazing what love and GOD can do!

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by sjbrower 19 Oct 2016

awww... wonderful news!

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by momac 19 Oct 2016

Oh! Suzanne, you made me cry. I am so happy for little Scooter, it just goes to show what we can do for them. Big hug to you and your Scooter.
Hugs from Maureen

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by jeanfoz 18 Oct 2016

Bless his little heart, Jean xx

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by cfidl 18 Oct 2016

Excellent! Congratulations to you and him!

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by rsloan 17 Oct 2016

Woo Hoo! You go Scooter!

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sdrise by sdrise 18 Oct 2016

And he is getting better every day at waling! Yeah! Thanks

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by pldc 17 Oct 2016

how wonderful for both of you!

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sdrise by sdrise 18 Oct 2016

Thank You!!

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by zoefzoef 17 Oct 2016

what a nice story to read. I'm so happy for the cat -and you- thank you for taking care of him. Give him a hug from me

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

Will do !! Thank you!

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by mechille 17 Oct 2016

How wonderful.....yes God is very good and hears our prayers.

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

Indeed... Thank you!!

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by irenewayne 17 Oct 2016

what a lovely thing to read about. Thank you for posting this, I just love stories with a happy outcome, I feel so happy for you & Scooter.
Irene

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

Thank you He is such a cutie too...

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by marianb 17 Oct 2016

Fabulous news..

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

Thanks so much!

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by mlbell70 17 Oct 2016

So happy for you and Scooter

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

Thank you!!

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by sewtired 16 Oct 2016

Wonderful, joyful news. Thanks for sharing with us. Go Scooter!

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sdrise by sdrise 17 Oct 2016

I am still jumping or joy! thanks!

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by pennifold 16 Oct 2016

God loves all creatures great and small and listens to our inner most thoughts and answers our prayers. This is just so heartwarming Suzanne, luv Chris

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

Thank you Chris... I think God was tired of listening to my voice. hehe... I am still over the moon today! Thanks!

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by lucy12345 16 Oct 2016

Wonderful, good things do happen!! Good luck with Scooter!!

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

We had such a bad week and this was such a great ending to the week. Thanks

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by graceandham 16 Oct 2016

Sew neat. I think you are a proud kitten-mom.

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

Yes I am I am proud of him for enduring all the Physical therapy I put him through. Thanks!

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by airyfairy 16 Oct 2016

Three cheers for Scooter

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

Yeah I am so happy to see him walking! thanks

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by 02kar Moderator 16 Oct 2016

Suzanne, I am still grinning with delight at Scooter's progress. Thanks so much for the video. I enjoyed seeing our baby taking his first steps. What a special gift he will be for someone.

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

Indeed!! He is doing even better today. Each day he will get stronger. Thanks for all your prayers too! Love ya!

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by queenofhearts 16 Oct 2016

I can imagine your joy. We had a black lab puppy born with swimmers syndrome that we named Flipper. He too learned to walk and became a loving companion to three little neighbor girls.

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

How wonderful!! Vet said it happens to dogs more than it does to cats. Nice ending to Flipper's story!

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by Smokey12 16 Oct 2016

How sweet, your hard work is making a change to improve his life. He will always love you for this.

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

there is no stopping him now he is acting like a real kitten... Thanks

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by crafter2243 Moderator 16 Oct 2016

Such good news. Now he can explore the world and all your work paid of.

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sdrise by sdrise 16 Oct 2016

We are thrilled Thanks!!

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