A little kitten was taken to the doctor by the caretaker of a wild cat colony in Arizona last month. When the striped girl attempted to cross the street, she was struck by a car. Her back legs are paralyzed and she suffers urine incontinence as a result of the injury.
Zookeepers at the Pima Animal Care Center took the kitten in and found her a temporary volunteer to help with her overexposure. The young child, Giselle, seemed amazingly composed at all times despite all of her difficulties, as if she knew she was in capable hands.
However, she needed a guardian with many years of experience, which was Daniella, the founder of With Grace (Las Vegas) – the woman learned about the difficult situation and offered her help. In early December, Lynn M., a SWATT Rescue volunteer , flew her kitten from Tucson to Las Vegas to meet her new foster family.
“It’s truly amazing what can be achieved when so many people work together to save lives,” says Daniella.
“As soon as I saw Giselle, I realized that she was special. She looked at me with her big eyes and I melted.”
Giselle settled in a new convent after inspecting her room. Even being paralyzed from the waist down, the striped baby quickly demonstrated that she could move around with her front paws and masterfully chase toys.
“I think she is the calmest kitten of all my pupils of all time. She’s like a little angel, just going with the flow. It’s impossible not to fall in love with her,” says Daniella.
Giselle is quite little, weighing just 680 g, yet neither this fact nor her impairment prevents her from achieving her goals. She has a strong desire to do all that other cats can.
She is unaware that she stands out in any way from the others. She is presently being taught how to utilize ramps to climb furniture so she won’t feel left out and will be able to move about freely.
The wonder kitty wants to climb onto the sofa on her own and bask on the blanket with her foster mother at any convenient moment.
“When she’s not busy hugging me, you can see her here and there – hanging around, playing with toys. It is very interesting to watch her interact with our house cats one of whom is also paralyzed because she does not impose herself on them, which is not typical for kittens.
A cute kitty moves around the house, and she is so carefree …