Kit Steinkellner
June 01, 2015 6:00 am

Our hearts are regularly warmed by differently-abled pets who have, often with the help of their owners, figured out awesomely inventive ways to get around

There’s TurboRoo, a two-legged chihuahua who has a badass wheelie-cart he uses for front legs.

Then there’s Roux, a kitty who is also missing her front legs, who moves around her house by jumping like a kangaroo.

And now, joining these little sweeties is this goldfish, who was having trouble swimming upright until, as the Daily Mail reports its owner devised a “goldfish wheelchair” out of a cork and a bandage.

The goldfish owner, who goes by “leability” on Reddit, posted a pic to the site, and a lot of commenters suggested that the fish might be having trouble staying upright because of problems with its swim bladder, and recommended feeding the fish a pea to relieve the pressure and get it swimming upright again.

This isn’t the first time the internet has seen an amazing inventive “fish flotation device.” In 2013, Ada the Fish was also having trouble staying upright in the water until her owner hooked her up with this bad boy:

We love these sweet pet owners for figuring out how to help their little darlings get around. Pet love for the win!

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