Stray Kitten Suffering From Corneal Ulcer Shows Unparalleled Resilience And Joy Of Living

Despite his eye ulcer, this kitten is enjoying life in his foster family!

Shrimp is a former stray kitten, who was found in very poor condition on a street in Chicago. Fragile, weak and infested with fleas, it was especially the health of his eye that was alarming.

Illustration of the article: Suffering from a corneal ulcer, this stray kitten shows unparalleled resilience and joie de vivre

© One tail at a time

An eye ulcer was accelerated in Shrimp

After living on the streets, Shrimp was cared for by the shelter One tail at a time. He was examined by a veterinarian, who carried out the necessary first aid. The doctor gave his eye a severe ulcer.

Illustration of the article: Suffering from a corneal ulcer, this stray kitten shows unparalleled resilience and joie de vivre

© One tail at a time

His eye didn’t seem to be responding, but we put him on some medicine to see if we could save him.“, said Kimberly Thomasmember of the shelter, meow of love.

Prawns joined a host family

time to recover, Shrimp joined the family of Brandy.

Illustration of the article: Suffering from a corneal ulcer, this stray kitten shows unparalleled resilience and joie de vivre

© One tail at a time

Despite his complicated state of health, the kitten was full of joie de vivre, and delighted to discover a new habitat. “The moment we took him out of the box he was purring and so happy to be in a warm home. He was playful and spirited from his first night with us. He had no idea he was as bad as he was“, a story Brandy.

Illustration of the article: Suffering from a corneal ulcer, this stray kitten shows unparalleled resilience and joie de vivre

© One tail at a time

The kitten was so happy to be cared for that he took his medication without flinching. He also demanded a lot of affection from his foster family.

Illustration of the article: Suffering from a corneal ulcer, this stray kitten shows unparalleled resilience and joie de vivre

© One tail at a time

Progress day by day

Shrimp adapted very well to his new life as an indoor cat. He”used the litter box like a gentleman“, and”ate like a champ“. Thanks to his resilience and zest for life, he was making progress day by day. His health began to recover. Two weeks later, his ulcer was gone and his eye was completely healed.

Today, Shrimp is a little guy ready to be adopted by a new family. “He’s small, but mighty, and he’s proven that where there’s a will, there’s a way. We have no doubt that he will live his best life“, a delegate Brandy.

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