Vito, a 6-year-old cat who lives in Italy, has become internet famous for his prosthetic hind legs. The cat suffered a horrific accident which resulted in his two legs being amputated. However, after becoming the first cat in Italy to receive two prosthetic legs, Vito now enjoys a normal cat's life and is showered with attention online.

Vito's owners are former basketball player Silvia Gottardi and her wife Linda Ronzoni. The couple adopted the cat after Silvia's mother passed away and her father couldn't keep Vito when he started dating someone with a cat allergy.

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Layla Jarvis 1 month ago

beautiful brave amazing wonderful cat

In 2018, the pair got married and went on their honeymoon. Vito was left in the care of their friend when they were away. Then the tragic event happened. Vito, who is used to the outdoors, wandered off into the streets and got hit by a car. The terribly injured cat was found a day later and taken to the vet. However, Vito's chances of getting back to a normal life were slim. His rear paw was so badly wounded that it was immediately removed. The vet tried their best to save another rear leg but after it got too infected, it was amputated too.

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

awww dont be sad. i think ur adorable

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Vito was provided with temporary 'legs' and later underwent the operation to be fitted with spring-loaded prosthetics with joints. While it took some time for the cat to get used to them, eventually he got quite comfortable. Now the feline is capable of doing things every cat does and is living his life to the fullest.

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

kinda looks like es sleeping with guns

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Vito's story was picked up by media across Italy and all over the internet, too. People couldn't be happier that he got the life-saving prosthetics that allow him to do all of the things other cats can do.

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Reagan James 1 month ago

Did you know that cats feel less stressed in boxes? Not a well known fact.

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

slurp slurp

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Reagan James 1 month ago

“ yes! The sun is being good to me! I purr now.”

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

givez me da fish

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

help. i haz gotten mah hed stuk

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Leslie Bethea 1 month ago

Hind legs or not, they still want your keyboard!

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1 month ago

Hooman I crave love

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1 month ago (edited)

Those aren’t ear rubs, the cat looks like it hates it, it’s trying get away and its ears are flattened

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Reagan James 1 month ago

My box castle!

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juice 1 month ago

"slave! i require more treats!" *slaps paw on ground*

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

yessss! more chin scratches pwease

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1 month ago

Hooman I said no more pictures

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Gin Marie 1 month ago

WTF is going on with commenting?

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Reagan James 1 month ago

I just gon sit here. Me no want to walk,

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Janine B. 1 month ago

Come back and fight you evil spider!

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

UH HUMAN? THEREZ A DOGGO OUTSIDE OUR FENCE

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juice 1 month ago

"well, human? don't just stand there, get me some cheese!"

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TUBLOVER3 1 month ago

A beautiful boy with such sad eyes

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glorytherainwing 1 month ago

I does the nom nom on finger

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Night Owl 1 month ago

You asked for it. Don't taunt/bait the cat

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