With his big but beautiful eyes, this gray cat named Luhu has earned the nickname of the saddest cat in the world. In fact, he was not born with that appearance. When he was two weeks old he had eye infections, he had an operation and his face has looked like this ever since.
"Luhu had eye infections when he was two weeks old," said Luhu's owner, Maggie Liu. "He got a pretty major operation on his eyes at that time and the sequelae is affected by his vision, so Luhu always opens his eyes pretty hard when he needs look at something."
Luhu was born on August 12, 2012, and due to his adorable appearance, he has accumulated more than 163,000 followers on his Instagram account.
Liu said she is not surprised at how people react to seeing Luhu, however, she is very surprised that he has become an internet celebrity.
"I posted the photos of my cats on Instagram just for fun, actually," said Liu. "I never thought of Luhu becoming as popular as this."
Surprisingly, Luhu is not Liu's only cat, she also has Barher and Bardie, who are very close to Luhu. "They are all very friendly cats," she said. "They never quarrel with each other." Liu just hopes she can continue to share Luhu's fun adventures on Instagram.
"I don't have any plans for my cats so far," she said. "I want my cats to stay healthy and live with me until they are gone."