This cat hasn’t stopped smiling since a jogger saved her life and her eyesight

Snickers, a 2-year-old calico cat, always looks happy. Its markings and the shape of its face give it a permanent “smile”. A good mood that is not only apparent, since she leads a happy life with the one who has always believed in her, even when her chances of survival were slim. A story told by the Mirror.

FromOwensboro in Kentucky, Kelly DeWeese is a 46-year-old avid sportswoman. In June 2020, this manager of a sports club was going through a particularly difficult period. She had lost her mother Edna a week earlier and was depressed. She was just getting back into jogging when, while running near a cornfield, she discovered a kitten in bad shape.

The young cat was about 5 months old. She was sick and infested with fleas. The jogger had taken her home to wash her and comfort her. She had called her Snickersbecause she had found it near an empty wrapper of the famous peanut and caramel candy bar.

The next day, the animal was seen by a veterinarian. Snickers was constantly sneezing, not meowing and his eyes looked infected. She had been receiving treatment for weeks, but her condition did not seem to be improving. A specialist was then recommended to Kelly DeWeesewho had traveled 2 hours to get to his surgery Louisville.

Thousands of dollars spent to save her

This is how polyps had been detected behind the cat’s eyes, which had to undergo 2 surgeries for their extraction. Kelly DeWeese learned that Snickers had a one in two chance of going blind, and it was even suggested that she be euthanized. What she had categorically refused.

2 operations and 7000 dollars of veterinary expenses later, the young cat was considered saved. Kelly DeWees was also, in a way, since Snickers helped her out of her depression.


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Today, they are inseparable. Each brings happiness to the other without counting. The many subscribers that account Snickers on instagram benefit from it, too, by regularly discovering the magnificent photos and videos of this ” smiling calico cat “.

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Illustration of the article: This pussy keeps on
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