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Corky the cat enjoys some time outdoors Tuesday in Casselton, N.D. Special to The Forum

Internet sensation Corky the cat to have a portion of left leg amputated

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CASSELTON, N.D. - Three weeks after having surgery to fix his twisted hind legs, 8-month-old cat Corky will have a portion of his left leg removed.


"He did everything he could to save that foot," Gail Ventzke said of Dr. Dan Burchill, Corky's surgeon at Casselton Veterinary Service.

Ventzke, of Fargo's CATS Cradle Shelter, said since his story first hit the Internet, Corky has become a national - and international - media star.

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