Pregnant homeless cat couldn’t walk yet she recovered for the sake of her kittens
An orange pregnant homeless cat was wandering the streets of Mansfield, Texas, looking for help because she couldn’t walk and had to crawl to safety. Susan Edstrom, the founder of Trophy Club, Texas-based Four Paws One Heart animal rescue facility, heard about the kitten and wanted to help. They picked up the helpless kitten and took her to multiple veterinarians for various checks and x-rays to assess her health state.
“The cat has a strong will to survive,” Susan said. One (ball) was detected to be (lodged) in the column’s T9 region. To avoid further injury, it was decided to leave it alone. She felt something when her legs were touched.” They also found something even more surprising: the cat was pregnant, as proven by an X-ray.
Chelsea, the kitten, was placed in a foster home for rehabilitation, and she proved to be rather tough and hardy in the weeks that followed.
Chelsea moved her legs to try to use them, and she crawled to exercise every day as her carer worked on her back legs. “She was attempting to use a litter box for elderly cats that we had purchased,” Susan explained. “We saw video of her standing up, unsteady, and falling, but she continued.” The determined kitten rose up on her four legs one day and made her first steps, moving slowly but steadily.
After a few days, she started using the sandbox and rubbing the top of her ears with her back legs. Chelsea gave birth to five beautiful, healthy children on March 31 in the comfort of her new home, much to everyone’s surprise. Everything seemed to suggest that the cat was prepared for this moment, that she was ready to care for her tiny and demanding newborn kittens.
Chelsea proved to be a one-of-a-kind, wonderful, and dedicated mother. She reacted to all of her babies’ wants and requirements, and he constantly supervised their successful development. Except for one of her babies, the gorgeous Georgie Boy, who is a little copy of Chelsea, but with unique personalities, both remained to wait for a permanent home and kept each other company in the meantime, all of her kittens were soon ready to be adopted and quickly found a forever home.
Chelsea, a shy and cautious cat, clearly needed Georgie Boy’s company from the start. Chelsea received wider trust in people and reached out to them as a result of her tiny kitten, who loved humans. Georgie Boy’s liveliness and assurance were passed down to his mother, who began to play and show off her true inner cat. “They are loyal friends, and you will usually find him sleeping curled up with his arm around her as a protector,” Susan explained.
They have created a solid mother-child bond, thus the rescue centre members believe it is best if they are adopted together. Chelsea’s movement is improving, she is learning to move her back before jumping, which makes it easier for her to play like any other cat. He also learnt to use the cat tree, which he does on his own schedule, even though that his little steps show significant progress.
The beautiful cat has come a long way in her life, from being unable to walk to raising five gorgeous puppies. “She deserves a comfortable bed and a human who cares for her,” Susan added. Chelsea will remain in foster care until a kind family accepts to adopt her alongside their kid, as they are meant to be.
CREDIT: Facebook/ Four Paws One Heart & Sheila Wilson