"He was so small, and he was having shallow breaths," Reza said. "But he survived, and I was so shocked. He was a little fighter," Reza said.
It was still "touch-and-go" for several weeks, Reza said, but Lucky got a little stronger every day.
About two weeks later, Lucky opened his eyes, and that's when Reza noticed that his right eye was badly infected. Eventually, it would need to be removed, which made Lucky partially blind.