Who’s a clever kitty? How this pawless cat is winning hearts online

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Rex the cat is social media’s latest feline sensation. (Photo: Instagram/ @rex2paws)
Rex the cat is social media’s latest feline sensation. (Photo: Instagram/ @rex2paws)

If ever the world needed a cute cat to cheer us up, it’s now. And if the online reaction to this little guy is any indication, everyone’s making a beeline for this feline.  

It’s easy to see why. Rex the cat has won over a legion of fans after demonstrating how he walks without his front paws. He can scramble down stairs and climb off chairs – although he has to do it bum first so he doesn’t lose his balance. 

Rex has only nubs where his front paws should be after losing them and a bit of his tail five years ago. He was due to be adopted by his current Canadian owners, who prefer to remain anonymous, when the accident occurred.  

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