A video of an adorable three-legged
cat has gone viral after the furry feline was caught on
digicam trying to paw at her proprietor – along with her lacking limb.
Within the clip, a person’s hand is seen taking part in with the cat whereas
she bats it away along with her proper paw.
However as the person strikes his hand to the place her left paw ought to have
been, the cat nonetheless makes an attempt to fend off the playful assault –
however this time along with her amputated muscle.
It’s a phenomenon known as a
phantom limb, which happens when a human or animal feels the
sensation that an amputated limb remains to be connected to the physique
and is shifting as regular.
Though many of those occurrences do contain ache, the cat
doesn’t seem like troubled by the twitching stump of her
leg as she playful bats at her proprietor’s hand.
The video was uploaded to YouTube by Joyce Waggoner, who wrote:
“I adopted this cat years in the past when she already had legs.
“Right here my father was taking part in along with her and for the primary time in
years we noticed her act as if she was making an attempt to make use of it.”
The clip, which was revealed on-line on April 21, has clocked up a
massive 106,447 views in simply two days.
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