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The World's Saddest Cat Finally Finds A Home

03/09/2014 12:24 BST | Updated 03/09/2014 12:59 BST

Was there ever a sadder-looking moggy than Tucker the sad cat?

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And was there ever a happier ending than the world's saddest cat being found a permanent home?

We think not. On both counts.

Tucker was being housed at Purrfect Pals Cat Shelter in Arlington, America - and her rare genetic abnormalities mean that she has fragile skin that bruises and tears easily, bowed legs, missing bones in her front paws and an overbite.

"These abnormalities make her a little special, she can not jump high, and she is required to wear special clothes to protect her from getting hurt," explains Purrfect Pals on Tucker's Facebook page. "She also wobbles and can fall over sometimes."

Adoption offers flooded in after Tucker's story spread around the internet last month - and she has now found a new home with Katie Fox, a veterinary assistant from Issaquah, Washington - who also adopted another cat called Poe with many of the same symptoms.

Tucker "plays with toys, she chases me and my husband... she purrs and she cuddles," Fox told ABC News. "She does have genetic abnormalities, but she feels good, she is not in any pain at all, she's a very happy cat. She might look sad but she's very happy."

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