Little kitten born with a rare condition now able to walk again thanks to 3D printed leg 3 years ago

Little kitten born with a rare condition now able to walk again thanks to 3D printed leg

This will absolutely melt your heart.

A kitten that was born with a rare condition which meant she was unable to steady herself on her feet has been fitted with a 3D printed leg.

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The wobbly little kitten, called Carly, was born with a condition called swimmer's syndrome, which means she can't really walk around without falling over.

The 6-month-old cat was given into All Paws Rescue group in Canada and at first found it hard to find a forever home because people didn't want to deal with her condition.

However, a pet groomer called Karen Boerner fostered Carly last December, and shared a social media post asking if anyone could help find a solution to Carly's wobbly problem.

A company that makes gaming equipment for people with disabilities, Andosh Accessible Gaming, saw the post and decided to try help Carly and Karen out.

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Co-owner of the gaming equipment company, Andrew Cameron, collaborated with a certified orthotist to create a 3D printed brace for the kitten.

And she was finally able to walk!

Wobbly Kitten Walks Straight For First Time Thanks To 3D-Printed Leg

"It was amazing to see how quickly she was getting around," said the administrator of the company, Jennifer Cameron.

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"It was so cute, she stood there upright for the first time, like 'I'm a big kitten now', she was so proud of herself."

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