A buddy of American Humane was working errands in Pahokee, Florida when he witnessed a tragic accident – two kittens run over by a truck. These two kittens have been Leo and his littermate, who had been deserted with their mom in a car parking zone. American Humane was contacted and Leo was rushed to an emergency vet clinic in West Palm Seashore. Sadly, Leo’s littermate didn’t survive the incident.
Leo, simply eight weeks previous, was dealing with a protracted journey of restoration. He had a left-sided tibiotarsal fracture-luxation, which is actually a fractured ankle, and had misplaced a part of his tail. He was additionally infested with fleas and hookworms. Luckily, the surgeon didn’t advocate surgical procedure, however as a substitute plenty of love and customized care.
Leo was taken to the American Humane Sanctuary, a transformational rescue retreat the place these which are damaged in spirit can discover hope and a second probability at life. On the Sanctuary, Leo acquired around-the-clock care and was capable of heal. Regardless of the tough begin to his younger life, he has grown right into a rambunctious, glad and wholesome five-month-old kitten.
Affectionately often known as “Fortunate Leo,” his accidents haven’t slowed him down in any respect! As his title implies, Leo has the guts of a lion and is a real survivor. He likes to play ball and is an opinionated boy who will at all times let you know what’s on his thoughts. He’ll additionally curl up in your lap for cuddles and purrs. A spunky, curious kitten with plenty of love to provide, Leo was lastly prepared for a house to name his personal.
We’re thrilled that Leo’s luck continued, and he discovered his personal purrrfect perpetually household simply in time for the vacations! Leo might be doted upon and cherished for the remainder of his days.
Fortunate Leo was the primary animal to be adopted from the American Humane Sanctuary, and his story represents our mission for the Sanctuary – to be a refuge of hope and therapeutic for all.