Cross-Eyed Cat From Japan Melts Hearts on Instagram

A Tabby/Siamese mix cat in Japan has gained a massive following on Instagram for his cuteness and a noticeable, defining trait that makes him a unique social media star.

Japanese online celebrity kitty Sol-kun has so far accumulated an impressive 142,000 followers on the popular photo-sharing platform, thanks in part to his blue eyes that are permanently crossed.

Good morning◟́◞̀ 7:51 in Japan.

A photo posted by tomiinya (@tomiinya) on Nov 6, 2016 at 2:51pm PST

In the past four years, the cross-eyed kitty has been graced his owner’s Instagram account along with his older sibling, Cocomo.

Good morning ♪ 8:52 inJapan.

A photo posted by tomiinya (@tomiinya) on Nov 1, 2016 at 4:53pm PDT

While Cocomo has his own adorable qualities, Sol has always been the kitty who steals the spotlight with each post that has him on it, reports RocketNews24.


A photo posted by tomiinya (@tomiinya) on May 14, 2016 at 11:54pm PDT

Cross-eyed since he was born, the now five-year-old social media star has been nicknamed “Yorime-chan” by his fans as yorime is the Japanese term for “cross-eyed.”

Sol♡ 20:38 in Japan. ソルたん♡

A photo posted by tomiinya (@tomiinya) on Feb 26, 2016 at 3:38am PST

Even with his so-called birth-defect, Yorime-chan has touched thousands of hearts around the world, giving us a lesson on accepting our imperfections. He now has international followers, earning him several positive comments in a variety of languages.

Good morning◟́◞̀ 8:47 in Japan. おはようございます♪

A photo posted by tomiinya (@tomiinya) on Feb 14, 2016 at 3:48pm PST

With his photos having been shared numerous times, Sol-kun’s cuteness has spread across different platforms online.

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