Case History # 1: Bengal Kitten
photos courtesy of Tracy Painter, DFRBengals
(above) The Bengal kitten was born with both hind legs that were stiff and
unbending and with the back paws curled severely under.
(above) By 5 weeks of age the paws and hind legs appear almost normal
(below) At 2 months, the kitten now named "DFRBengals Asian Twister"
can look forward to a successful show career.
Case History # 2: Ocicat Kitten
photos courtesy of Rich and Stephanie Schlossberg
(above) This kitten was born with the left leg mildly affected
and the right leg quite severely mis-formed.
(below) By 8 days the left leg has corrected entirely
and the right leg was almost normal
Case History # 3: Korat Kitten
photos courtesy of Dr. Susan Little,
Carine Risberg & John Ypma, Klahz Korats and Tonkinese
As you can see, if you have a kitten born with this problem, there is no need to panic. The chances are good that the kitten will totally outgrow the condition. Just give it a little time. And a little love.