Aw or Yikes? Meet cross-eyed cat, Spangles who has 5,000 Facebook followers (PHOTOS)

He’s used to getting a few funny looks – but this cross-eyed cat has now become famous for his cute stare.

The puss has become an internet sensation after his owner made him a Facebook page.

Spangles, whose eyes both look inwards, is a three-year-old tabby who was born on July 4 – hence the name.

Pirate puss: Spangles is regularly dressed up in costumes - to the delight of his fansPirate puss: Spangles is regularly dressed up in costumes – to the delight of his fans

 

Cross-eyed Kermit: Spangles sports a frog outfit and shows why he has become such a hitCross-eyed Kermit: Spangles sports a frog outfit and shows why he has become such a hit

 

The pretty puss, who can see out of both eyes, has won 5,000 followersThe pretty puss, who can see out of both eyes, has won 5,000 followers

And with his eye for fashion, it is no wonder people have been poring over the photos of him in fancy dress.

His owner, Mary Buchanan, a college student from Spartanburg, South Carolina, enjoys dressing him up in cute outfits and says he ‘loves having his picture taken.’

His proud owner posted a picture of him in swashbuckling costume (but without an eye-patch) online and now 5,000 followers eagerly await daily pictures.
Spangles does not wobble or bump into things when he walks, despite a birth defect causing him to be boss-eyedSpangles does not wobble or bump into things when he walks, despite a birth defect causing him to be boss-eyed

 

Cross eyed Kitty: Spangles, who has an unusual condition, looks adorable whatever he wearsCross eyed Kitty: Spangles, who has an unusual condition, looks adorable whatever he wears

 

Mary took in Spangles when he was just five months old, and says he loves to snuggle and dress upMary took in Spangles when he was just five months old, and says he loves to snuggle and dress up

Spangles can so far be seen dressed in quirky costumes including a frog, tiger and unicorn.

Spangles, who is boss-eyed from a birth defect, is not in any pain and can see well out of both his eyes.

‘The vet says he doesn’t need any surgery,’ said Mary, 25.

Big blue eyes: Spangles is not in any pain and can see well out of both his eyesBig blue eyes: Spangles is not in any pain and can see well out of both his eyes

 

His owner was startled by the thousands of 'likes' Spangles has received on the social networking siteHis owner was startled by the thousands of ‘likes’ Spangles has received on the social networking site

‘He’s never run into things, wobbled, or anything like that,’ added Mary, a photographer.

‘Spangles is a very sweet kitty, a real mama’s boy.

‘He loves to snuggle and lay in bed with me.’

Mary says she is surprised by the thousands of ‘likes’ Spangles has received on the social networking site.

‘I have been inundated with questions,’ she said.

‘People just love him and I think it’s very unusual to see a cross eyed cat.’

Daily Mail

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