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Oskar the Blind Kitty Helps Decorate the Christmas Tree (Video)

Oskar, the blind tiger-striped kitty who catapulted to stardom in the past month, now has his own Facebook page — and a new enthusiasm for tree “decorating.”  Watching this little guy pounce on tinsel and tree limbs, you would never know he was blind. He acts just like any other playful feline, but clearly must rely on his other senses to find his tinsel “prey.” I am always so inspired by handicapped animals and how they seem to take their hardships in such stride.  They do not seem to carry the emotional baggage of being different the way humans often do — it probably helps that their peers do not seem to care if their furry buddy has no eyes, three eyes or twenty-four toes. If only humans could be so accepting, not only of themselves but also of others who are different in unusual ways, the world would be a much kinder place.

So take a moment out of your hectic December day and enjoy Oskar’s unbridled enthusiasm for tree decorating!

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Image via Oskar the Blind Cat (Official) on Facebook

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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11:26PM PST on Dec 30, 2012


4:48AM PST on Nov 28, 2012


12:56AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

How inspiring.

8:22AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Marvellous! Such a delightful and playful cat you are Adorable One!
My cat is blind and is sixteen--this does not deter her at all especially when headed quickly to the food bowl.
She has learned to map out everything with her whiskers and she has the same zest for life as when she was sighted.
Oskar is delightful and well loved!

11:52PM PDT on Apr 29, 2012

amazing about adaptability

2:19PM PDT on Mar 22, 2012

Gorgeous baby !

9:46PM PDT on Mar 20, 2012

Oskar got so big. Love Oskar.

12:34PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

They have to continue to stimulate his senses so his keen sense will not deteriorate.Cute.

11:01PM PST on Jan 21, 2012

Thank you.

5:55PM PST on Jan 12, 2012

He really is my favorite little fellow, and what incredible markings! Impossible not to fall in love with this little guy *sigh* :-)

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