These 6 Heartwrenching Stories Of Animals With Prosthetics Will Inspire You

1) Bunker the Sandhill Crane:

Bunker's leg was destroyed after it was hit by a golf ball. To help Bunker, a temporary prosthetic leg was developed but it ended up being unsuccessful. But soon after a permanent prosthetic worked out for Bunker. It's working so well that there is the possibility of Bunker being released back into the wild with a tracker to see how he does.

2) Septimus the Turtle:

Septimus the turtle sleeps so heavily that he didn't even notice rats were gnawing off his front legs. A man named Darren Strand found Septimus under his front porch and brought him to a veterinarian. There were only two options for Septimus, amputating his two front legs or euthanasia. The legs were amputated and an operation was done to attach two wheels from a model airplane where his front legs once were. Septimus is no slow turtle anymore!

3) Naki'o the Dog:

Naki'o the dog was abandoned in a foreclosed home as a puppy with his littermates during a Nebraska winter. His tail and all four legs were frozen in a puddle and had to be amputated due to frostbite. Naki'o had three of the legs donated to him from Orthopets. Now. he's damouse he has become the first dog with four prosthetic legs and also overcame all hardships!

4) Tripod the Llama:

Another animal helped by Orthopets, Tripod the llama was found in Denver, Colorado by Sherry Hughes and Marc Field on their ranch. His leg was injured and looked like it needed amputation, so the two adopted Tripod. When they raised enough money, they used Orthopets to give Tripod a prosthetic leg.

5) Chris P. Bacon the Pig:

Chris P was born without hind legs, but lucky for him his owner is a veterinarian! Len, his owner made him a wheelchair for his hind legs made out of Kinex toys. A video was put up on Youtube of Chris P and now he is a star! He has made visits to hospitals and gives children in wheelchairs hope and a feeling that they are not alone.

6) Molly the Horse:

Another animal that is a hospital hero! After hurricane Katrina, Molly was attacked by an aggressive dog and her front leg was left torn and severely injured. Molly was super careful with her injury, but it still seemed like Molly would have to be euthanized. Her surgeon, Rustin Moore never gave up on her. Her leg was amputated and given a prosthetic one. Now, Molly travels to hospitals and nursing homes. She is living proof that if you never give up, you can get through anything!

Source: http://pulptastic.com/animals-given-second-chance-...

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