A stray cat named Feifei (Fatty) has become an online superstar in China after photos hit the internet showing the grumpy kitty’s dramatic transformation before and after receiving “double eyelid surgery.”
Typically undergone by Asian women who want to make their eyes look bigger, Feifei’s surgery was not cosmetic, but a medical necessity. According to the Chengdu Business Daily, Feifei was found on the streets of the Sichuan capital in March by a local animal rights group who brought him to the vet, noticing that there seemed to be something wrong with his eyes.
While inspecting the animal, the veterinarian discovered that Feifei suffered from having a pair of dangerously droopy eyelids which were rubbing against the corneas and could cause infection if they were not corrected. In a 30-minute surgery that cost 2,000 yuan, the vet turned Feifei from a grumpy-looking cat to a wide-eyed feline.
Witness the transformation below:
In even more good news, the animal rights volunteer who found Feifei told reporters that the cat had been adopted by a local family and is living happily in his new home.
[Video via Chengdu Business Daily]
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