This chubby cat is receiving great love online.
Pitoe, a 4-year-old British shorthair, was taken to the vet when she was a kitten to be euthanized due to her severe scoliosis.
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However, the feline found her at home forever after her vet decided to adopt the sweet cat.
Although Pitoe was adopted into the good life four years ago, her story just started to go viral on social media when photos of her were posted on Reddit, Instagram, and Twitter, along with her adorable backstory.
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“My grandparents, who adore animals, had wanted a cat for a while, but they were afraid to get one, as they were afraid it would jump off their apartment balcony and get hurt,” said Marie, the alleged rescuer, in New York. York. Publication reported. “My mother realized that Pitoe, due to her scoliosis, would probably be a very calm kitty.”
Now Pitoe has earned legions of fans for her unique look, which, due to her scoliosis, has made her grow “wider.”
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The malformation of Pitoe’s spine prevents him from jumping, “but he can walk, run, play and climb like a pro,” Marie said, according to the Post.
Although Pitoe is curvy and “one of its hind legs is not as functional,” Marie insists that the kitten is “happy and painless” while living with her grandparents, who allegedly “spoiled” her pet.
He also hopes that his story encourages people to adopt animals with special needs.
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“It is crazy to think how close she was to being humiliated, and now she is the love of my grandparents’ life and of all our family,” she said.