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Corky, a seven-month-old kitten, was born with a congenital deformity called Bilateral Anthrogryposis. This means that Corky's hind legs are backwards and crisscrossed.

Though Corky was able to get around despite his deformity, a talented orthopedic surgeon named Dr. Dan Burchill invented a surgery to repair Corky's legs.

Click here to read more about Corky and to see images of this adorable kitty before and after surgery.

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If you've ever doubted the significance of feline research in contemporary science, Cat Scientists of the 1960s is here to dispel that doubt. If you ask me, it's only a matter of time before synthetic cat nap stops being a dream and starts being a reality.

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