Zonk is a young male domestic shorthair kitty. He came to the City/County Animal Shelter as a stray but is very friendly and outgoing, according to shelter staff, who describe him as “one cool dude.”
Unlike most cats, who have 18 toes – five toes on each of their front feet, and four on the back – Zonk has 17 toes after having one removed upon arrival at the shelter.
“We noticed he had a sort of abscess on one of his feet,” a shelter staffer said. “So, we had him checked out and ended up needing a toe amputated.”
Following his toe surgery, Zonk recovered at a foster home. He’s now doing great and ready for his forever home.
His missing toe does not slow him down in the slightest, the staffer said.
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