Cat Covered In 5 Pounds Of Fur Looked Like He Was ‘Dragging A Carpet’ Until …

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Caring for a cat or a dog takes a lot of love and patience, but for elderly pet owners, it’s not always possible to provide that care.

“Our Humane Investigators got a call about a cat living with an elderly gentleman that looked like it was “dragging a carpet.” The gentleman wasn’t able to care for himself, so it shouldn’t have come as a surprise that Sinbad would look like this. Still…it was tragic on many levels.”

“Despite his condition, Sinbad was friendly and tolerant…”

“…especially as shelter workers took on the monumental task of shaving what was several years of accumulated matted fur. 5 lbs worth!”

“It took hours, but the little guy was a champ. His back legs were atrophied from the lack of use, but he still soldiered on.”

“Now he’s getting lots of TLC and attention. His diet is being monitored and the goal is to help Sinbad gain weight and grow back his glorious coat!”

What an amazing transformation!

Photo credits: Facebook / Elliott Serrano / Josie Niebling / H/T: www.littlethings.com

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