Fort Bragg kitten has leg amputated after severe injury

FRANKLIN COUNTY (WTVD) -- A 12-week-old kitten is recovering after having her leg amputated.

On Friday, Abacus was rescued from Fort Bragg after sustaining a horrific leg injury.

Abacus' injured leg

Credit: Purr Partners

Previously, Abacus was being cared for by a man stationed at Fort Bragg who looks after a feral cat colony near the base.

The man contacted Purr Partners about getting the kitten help.

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Within 24 hours of being rescued, Abacus had her back leg amputated.

But vet techs at Bunn Animal Hospital said she is recovering like a champ.

"She is the sweetest cat you have ever met and purrs like a freight train, even in the face of such an awful injury," an official with Purr Partners said.

Abacus is expected to make a full recovery; however, officials said it will be a lengthy one.

Those who would like to donate to her care, or the care of any other animal, can do so through the organization's website.
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