The orange tabby was born with a severe birth defect that left him unable to stand or walk.
“Both legs were basically backwards. He had to drag his whole behind,” Jenny Schlueter said.
Stockings’ hind legs were hyperextended backwards and formed a “W” shape. He had trouble with the most basic kitten activities. He also had sores on his legs from dragging them around.
Three procedures and six weeks later, Stockings’ feet point forward.