Adopted at 5 Months Old, Nala Was Very Sick And Needed Help, Now She Is An Internet Sensation For All The Right Reasons

animals
August 17, 2017

If you have ever been a pet owner, you know that having a pet is one of the most rewarding things in the entire world. Whether it is a dog, a cat, or some other adorable animal, pet owners all over the world simply adore their furry friends. Pet ownership, however, is not all fun and games. You have to love your animal enough to be in it for the long haul. Through good and bad times. Nala, an adorable Siamese/Tabby cat mix, had one such owner that was willing to do whatever it took to make sure her furry feline had the best life possible.

One day, two friends entered an animal shelter in hopes of finding a pet to take home. The two friends weren't necessarily ready to adopt that day but they wanted to see what the shelter had to offer so they could make an informed decision. After an hour or so of looking around one of the friends came upon a small kitten. The kitten was about five months old and when the woman picked her up, it was love at first sight.

The woman named the kitten Nala and soon the papers were signed and the furry baby was on her way to her new home. According to her website, Nala had some severe breathing problems and would constantly sneeze all day long. Nala's new mom was determined to see her little kitten get better so she bought her all the proper medicine and slowly but surely, Nala got better.

Nala was able to grow into a happy and healthy kitty. One part of her that did not grow much, however, was her legs. All four of Nala's legs stayed very small and, as a result, gave her a very distinct and adorable look. Despite her stubby legs, Nala thrived and loved every minute she had with her new mom in her new home.

Nala's mom started to post pictures online to "share with her family and friends back home." Nala's mom had no idea that the pictures she posted would get the attention of the whole world. Due to her stubby legs, beautiful blue eyes, and loving personality, people fell in love with the adorable feline. Nala was, apparently, more photogenic than she anticipated because her Instagram account grew to over 3 million followers.

Because of her social media fame, Nala received offers from many prominent companies to be their spokes-kitty. One of the biggest was Friskies cat food. It was safe to say that Nala and her mom received more attention and love than they ever thought possible. Nala's mom decided to use Nala's social media fame to bring awareness to the struggles of shelter animals all over the world. She also brought awareness to the tremendous responsibility and honor it was to help raise a shelter animal and encouraged people to look into animal adoption.

Nala went from a sick kitten to a strong, beautiful, kitty internet sensation. This was all thanks to loving care from her mom that refused to accept anything less than the best for her furry baby. Nala brings smiles and laughs to millions through her Instagram account which you can find HERE. Watch the video below to catch a glimpse of the fun that Nala has with her mom every single day!

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