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Cat born without bones in front legs to get help

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Harvey, a 4-month-old kitten in Scotland born without bones in his front legs, is happy and healthy. But while his rare genetic condition could lead to spinal problems and other health issues later in life, the preventive surgery is expensive.

Doctors, however, will now be able to go ahead and insert metal pins into Harvey’s legs thanks to a successful fundraising effort from cat lovers on Facebook. Scotland’s Cat Protection Glasgow branch, was able to raise $5000 from hundreds of donors in just two days.

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