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Meet Kevin, the permanently surprised cat: Partially blind and deaf – but impossibly cute – feline wins over the Internet with his startled expression

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An adorable cat named Kevin is taking the Internet by storm thanks to his permanently surprised expression.

Kevin suffers from hydrocephalus, an accumulation of excess fluid on the brain. It means he is partially blind and deaf, but his owner describes him as ‘happiest funniest, silliest little kid’ regardless.

Owner Tailah told cat website LoveMeow that Kevin is ‘blind and deaf, and to put it gently… he’s very “special”.’ 

Abandoned in a car park at just four weeks old, vets didn’t expect the Russian Blue to live past six months, she said

Kev the surprised cat: Adorable feline Kevin has become an Internet sensation

Condition: The Russian Blue suffers from hydrocephalus, an accumulation of excess fluid on the brain

Struggle: Kevin’s condition means he is partially blind and deaf, but his owner Tailah describes him as ‘happiest funniest, silliest little kid’

 

‘I was warned that he wouldn’t live to see six months (if he was lucky) and to not become attached,’ she said. 

‘I told myself that even if he passed away, I gave him all the loving I could.’ 

But under Tailah’s care, the kitten defied the odds, and just celebrated his fourth birthday. 

‘Four years later and he’s still my best little love bug,’ Tailah said. ‘If you met this little bundle in real life, you would see what we all see. A funny, happy, silly, loving little cat!’

Rough start: Kevin was abandoned in a car park at four weeks old and brought to a veterinary clinic

Little fighter: Vets didn’t expect the kitten to live past six months

Loving home: But thanks to Tailah’s care, he has defied the odds and just celebrated his fourth birthday

The lovable cat has amassed more than 10,000 followers on his Instagram account, The Adventures of Kev.

The grey haired feline’s big green eyes are often cast downward, one of the primary symptoms of his condition. 

Tailah told LoveMeow that because of his hydrocephalus, Kevin is unable to play outdoors and explore as regular cats do, so she created a special indoor area with grass and toys.   

‘His favourite thing in the whole world is playing in his ‘man cave’ and he loves cuddles!’ she said. 

Stimulation: Kevin is unable to play outdoors and explore as regular cats do, so his owner created a special indoor area with grass and toys

Telltale sign: One of the primary symptoms of the condition are downward cast eyes

‘The adventures of Kev’: Kevin has amassed over 10,000 Instagram followers

Source : www.dailymail.co.uk