Joe Long noticed that his cat, Logan, was having trouble with stairs. Logan resisted putting weight on one hind leg and his back right side showed increasing weakness, particularly if he tried to climb or jump.

That’s when doctors determined there was a neurological delay on the back right foot. When problems persisted, Logan underwent a┬ásurgical spinal technique developed in Europe, and most often used in medium- and large-breed dogs.┬áLogan is now getting better, which means the surgery likely worked.

To learn more about the first cat to undergo this unique surgery, click here.