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Boy bullied for having different-colored eyes, cleft lip adopts cat that looks like him

We knew immediately that this kitty was meant to be part of our family

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Instagram: maddenandmoon

OWASSO, Okla. – An Oklahoma boy, bullied for his appearance, adopted a cat that looks just like him! 

Madden, 7, was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate, the family told Today. In addition to having a scar from repair surgeries, he has heterochromia iridium, which means his eyes are two different colors.

We drove from Oklahoma to Minnesota this weekend, to get the kitty Madden has named Moon. We had quite a few incredibly...

Posted by Christina Humphreys on Monday, March 26, 2018

Madden's mom, Christina Humphreys, wrote on Facebook saying: "We drove from Oklahoma to Minnesota this weekend, to get the kitty Madden has named Moon. We had quite a few incredibly generous, friends and strangers help make the road trip possible, so that we could adopt this sweet fur baby and we are so thankful!" 

“Last week, a friend posted an image of the cat in our cleft moms group," she wrote in a now-viral post for Love What Matters. "This kitty was taken in by a rescue group in Minnesota. We knew immediately that this kitty was meant to be part of our family. Not only does he have a cleft lip like our 7-year-old son Madden, he also has complete heterochromia iridum, like Madden. They were destined to be best friends. Funny how a pet can make you feel less alone."


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