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Tiny Owl with a Big Heart: Adorable Baby Overcomes Growth Disorder with Leg Splints, Defying the Odds for a Chance to Walk




An adorable baby owl with a serious growth disorder has been given leg SPLINTS to help her walk.

Boo Boo, a three month-old Turkmenian Eagle owl, will never be able to fly because her limbs are not strong enough to land on.

Picture shows what Boo Boo’s feet looked like before she had splints

She took her to a vet and tests found she has a serious disorder which has caused her legs to twist so badly that she is unable to stand up.

Senara said:

“Boo Boo steals the heart of everyone who meets her but without treatment she has no future.

“Boo Boo is an amazing bird.

“She has coped so well with all the treatment, never biting or scratching, and is teaching herself to walk on her heavily bandaged legs, by supporting herself with her wings.”

Boo Boo the owl with Senara Collings at Hendra Farm at Pelynt, Cornwall

Senara added: “We have provided her with a deep straw bedded pen so she can move about safely with no danger of hurting herself if she loses balance.

“She has to be carried when she goes to the vet as she is unable to balance herself in a carrier box – her reaction to this is to snuggle in and fall asleep.”