This Baby Goat in a Wheelchair Will Remind You Why Life Is Precious

Frostie the snow goat was down in the dumps after an infection left him without the use of his hind legs.

Just a few days old, the little fellow was found lice-infested and with a life-threatening condition contracted from his mother's umbilical cord.

Animal lovers at a rescue sanctuary in Australia feared the kid was not progressing quick enough despite antibiotics and painkillers and reckoned he was frustrated at not being able to move around.

They hit upon the idea of fitting him with a 'wheelchair' borrowed from his pig pal Leon Trotsky who used it to recover after his mother sat on his back legs.

The trick worked and now the two little animal pals run around together to the delight of workers at the Edgar's Mission Sanctuary just outside of Melbourne.

Founder Pam Ahearn, who looks after 350 animals including pigs, goats, cows, alpacas, deer, sheep, chicken, geese, duck, rabbits, guinea pigs, peacocks, and horses, said: 'It's lovely to see them together but Leon is far too fast for Frostie to keep up with him. He's so much spunk.'(Source)

Frostie the Snow Goat from Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary on Vimeo.

Responses to "Disabled baby Goat walk for the first time in wheelchair (Video)"

  1. Is there a way to lift the back of the wheel chair a little higher so that his back legs aren't dragging on the ground? Especially on pavement. I think he is adorable and beautiful and I would love to have goat like him!!! Great job....just curious if the chair can be improved upon.

  2. Sabine says:

    How wonderful, I habe tears in my eyes! Like Heath I was wondering, if the wheel chair couldn't be kifted up a little bit, because if the back legs dragging on the ground. Or wouldn't it be good for Frosty's spine?

  3. Anonymous says:

    So wonderful, and you can see the baby goat is very happy and thankful, I love it.

  4. Dahlila says:

    this is wonderful, but the wheel chair needs to be fitted better, so that any circulation possible can flow through his legs & he isn't dragging those back legs on the ground.

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