Meet Roux, the two legged Cat-Bunny!

This is Roux, an adorable kitty that was born without her 2 frontal legs. She was adopted by Jackie Deak Akey in Louisiana. Despite her congenital deformity, this little kitty loves hopping around. Roux has become an internet sensation thanks to her inspiring and playful nature.


Also, in addition to her lack of front legs, she has a cute little bobtail that is most likely a congenital abnormality as well. Roux was six months when she was adopted in October 2014, so she just turned two in April. Her exact birthday is unknown but her mother decided on April 15, 2014.


Roux has adapted her special walk by not just walking on her back paws but by keeping the lowest portion of her hind legs flat for more balance, like a kangaroo. Her nubs swing back and forth while she walks but they do not touch the ground. When she wants to move quickly or play (her favorite move is to run after and tackle her sister Graybee) she hops with both back legs in unison like a rabbit. She can move very fast when she wants to! She has a few favorite toys and picks them out of the toy box herself and flings them around with her mouth since she can’t bat them around.





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