A cat who looks like Poirot needed a helping hand after falling from a third-floor window and landing too hard on his feet.

The one-year-old cat, known to staff at the RSPCA's Putney Animal Hospital as Hercule, fractured both his legs.

He needed surgery and is being kept on his own for four weeks while he recovers.

Credit: RSPCA

Poirot is a lovely boy. He’s really friendly and affectionate but he has really been in the wars. He broke both back legs after falling from a window and needed surgery. He’s started using his legs again now and, although he’s a little wobbly, he’s doing really well.

Jo Elmes, RSPCA

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