World’s First Bionic Cat

06.25.10 Bucky Turco


Proving that cat owners always take things too far, a feline in the UK was fitted with two prosthetic paws. Oscar lost his rear paws in a farming accident, but with the help of biomedical engineering experts and a neuro-orthopedic surgeon, the cat now runs around on a pair of metallic pegs fused to its body. |Photo: Jim Incledon/AP|