Thanks to the kindness of strangers, Oreo will be able to walk again.
Oreo the 4-year-old black-and-white Netherland dwarf rabbit recently battled a near-deadly bacterial infection, which left his left hind legs partially paralyzed.
Instead of hopping around, the rabbit is now confined to a padded laundry basket. He occasionally drags himself around by his front paws.
“Now he can’t use his hind legs. When he wants to walk, he starts kicking and fussing around,” Orangeville resident Robyn Koley, Oreo’s 19-year-old owner, told the Orangeville Banner. “I posted a video of him trying to get around on his own and its very sad. He kind of flip-flops all over the place.”
“He’s not in any pain, but depression [is] an issue,” she said. “He can’t figure out why his back legs aren’t working.”
Koley wasn’t about to give up on her beloved pet. She set up an online donations page, hoping to raise the funds needed to buy Oreo a wheelchair.
It worked. It didn’t take long before Koley raise theRead More »from Orangeville teen raises money to buy paralyzed bunny a wheelchair