Once two little kittens were found wandering in the backyard. They were twin brothers, strongly bonded together. A gentle woman from Sydney, Australia rescue them while hanging out in her backyard. She started to feed them and noticed something very special about these twin brothers. These are three months old kittens.
The woman came to know the fact that both cats had abnormality in their eyes. The kind hearted lady took them to the vet for more inspection. Both kittens needed a lot of medical care that she could not afford. The woman contacted many local rescues, but no one was willing to take them. When Inner City Strays heard about the two brothers and they offered to help. The kittens were named Stevie and Isaac. Diana Dammery of Inner City Strays could not neglect the kittens despite having no space at all. She thought that the twins should be treated and cared alot.
“Both boys have been born with deformed eyelids and a condition where the eyelashes turn inwards and rub on the pupils,” the rescue said. As a result Isaac had ulcers on his eyes and Stevie was completely blind, but they were physically healthy and very energetic. On the first visit to the vet, the ginger brothers were so brave, and received treatment patiently.
The two brothers needed eye surgeries as they were having risk of infection. Their blind eyes were removed, and Dr. Mark at SASH and Dr. Olivia at Balmain Veterinary Hospital reconstructed an eyelid for Isaac to protect his good eye. “Less than 24 hours after their big surgeries Stevie and Isaac started playing like nothing ever happened,” the rescue said.
The brothers are helping hands for each other. As Stevie is fully blind, he depends on his brother in the hour of need. If he gets confused, he calls for Isaac who comes to him for guidance and comfort. They are never leave each other’s side, and cared alot.
No one can imagine that they are blind when they play together. Isaac has only limited eyesight in one eye, and Stevie is totally blind, but the two are able to see through other senses and play with one another just like a normal cat. A couple fell in love with these cute brothers and decided to adopt them. They adjusted into their new home soon. “They are spoiled rotten, and their brotherly love is as strong as ever.”
One year has passed after they were rescued. Stevie and Isaac are comfortable and happy in their forever home. “We love them so much,” their forever humans reported. “We feel so lucky to have found them. They are so beautiful and bring us endless love. We had wanted cats for a long time but never would have thought that we would end up with cats this perfect.”
“Stevie and Isaac’s story is one of survival, resilience and brotherly love. Their disability has no negative impact on their quality of life whatsoever,” the rescue said. “We learned so much from this pair and they will always hold a special place in our hearts.” Stevie is completely blind and Isaac only has one eye, but together they manage to help and take care each other. They are contented in their life.