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Crocheted Leggings Help Injured Animals Walk

Alessandra Rizzotti

Leggings for Life is a nonprofit organization that connects an international network of crocheters to disabled animals in need. Wendy Matthews founded the organization in 2011 when she adopted Willow, a cat that could not walk due to her paralyzed back legs. Crocheted leggings now make mobility less painful for Willow by protecting her ulcerations. Most importantly, normally ignored shelter animals like her are given second chances when connected to Matthews' organization.

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