This is Severino. He is 3-years-old and resides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He caught his mum’s attention at an adoption event as a tiny kitten with a big head. She realised that this adorable kitten had no teeth and took him to the vet.
The vet advised that Severino may have a cranial malfunction, causing a few deformities. His outlook was bleak, it was touch and go.
With lots of love from his humans and a strong spirit, this little cat defied the odds. Further research by the vet determined Severino had the characteristics of Down Syndrome.
Today he is healthy and sharing his love for naps (and life) on Facebook.