06/02/2014 04:45 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Double-Amputee Cat Goes Down Stairs With Style, Grace, Authority

When it comes to descending stairs, this cat ain't kitten around.

This double-amputee cat, named "Boots" in homage to the prosthetics which have replaced her rear legs, puts many of her four-legged brethren to shame.

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According to her human companion, Megan Brocato, Boots was saved from euthanasia by Colorado's Life is Better Rescue, and a company called "OrthoPets," which outfitted the cat with a new pair of legs.

So while most cats wearing boots are like this:

Boots has already nailed a move Brocato has termed the "Double Amputee Cat Flying Handstand." Check out this unique skill (below):

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