Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Stray, Disabled Kitten Uses Lego Wheelchair to Scoot around with Littermates

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Stray, Disabled Kitten Uses Lego Wheelchair to Scoot around with Littermates

Article excerpt

Family builds Lego wheelchair for disabled cat

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SUSSEX, N.B. - A stray kitten that was found in a New Brunswick barn with two broken legs is being given a second chance, thanks to a lot of care -- and a Lego wheelchair.

Champ was rescued by Cat Rescue Maritimes after being discovered in the barn in Sussex just over a week ago.

"(Champ) does have hind legs, but they are kind of twisted around and they are not usable. But other than that, he seemed to be in good health," said veterinarian Dr. Stephen Justason.

Terry Peck of Cat Rescue Maritimes' Sussex chapter told Global News she was sure the disabled kitten would have to be euthanized, but said they were unable to part ways after he started wagging his tail and she fell for him.

"He can wag his tail, he can use the washroom and we just fell in love with him and had to give him a chance," said Peck. …

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