By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MECHANICSBURG (KDKA) — A rescue cat that lives here in Pennsylvania is helping kids feel better about themselves.READ MORE: Port Authority Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Employees, Adds Cash Incentive
She works alongside her human: an optician who helps kids with glasses and eye patches.
Her practice is in Mechanicsburg in the south central part of the state.READ MORE: Two People Sentenced To Prison For Roles In Deadly 2019 Sheraden Shooting
When kids come in, many with severe eye problems that require multiple treatments, they’re often terrified of anything coming near their eyes.
That’s when Truffles comes to the rescue.
She hops next to the child wearing one of her many pairs of glasses.MORE NEWS: Suspected Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Charges, Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison
Tears then turn into smiles, and suddenly those glasses don’t look so scary anymore.