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Lending Nature a hand
What would the quality of life for these individuals be if left to their own devices? Nature alone does nothing to aid those that aren't lucky enough to be born or remain healthy. At the same time, it is "human nature" to improve upon conditions and help those that can be helped.
The pet owners who went the extra mile to help animal companions
Published: 08th February 2013 in The Sun
Yesterday we told how one disabled goldfish has been fitted with a floating harness to help her swim about.
Here, we've collected some of the most inventive mobility devices helping animals get around.
When Atlas the Nubian Goat, above, lost the use of his front legs due to severe neglect he used this wheelchair to help him build up his strength again.
Missing both hind legs, this pooch still loves chasing balls with the help of its mobility frame.
This chicken, from New York, US, is happily strutting around thanks to its walking frame but finds hard surfaces much easier to navigate than grass.
When alpaca Holli was left paralysed after her herd was spooked by a dog, her caring owner spent more than £6,000 having her treated and teaching her to use this wheelchair.
Miniature horse Harry moves around with the help of a special quad wheelchair, which helps relieve the pressure on his deformed joints.
Sebastian the duck was abandoned at birth because of his disability, but he ended up living life to the fullest with the help of his specially-made Duck Truck.
Spin the sheep was born with crippled hind legs, but a specially-built wheelchair has given her a new fleece of life
As if this cute rabbit wasn't sweet enough, its mobility equipment is attached to an adorable yellow vest.
Hit by a rare brain disorder which prevents him from walking, Charlie the cat loves chasing insects thanks to his wheeled frame.
After being hit by a car and partially paralysed, Eastern Box Turtle Little Bit was fitted with wheels which attach to her shell using velcro straps.