Caught in a fence and hanging from his back toe
this poor little bobcat must have thought he was doomed.
See the photos from the rescue today in our DropBox folder.
This morning a man who lives in the Enclave in Land O Lakes Florida got his morning cup of coffee and opened the blinds to his back yard to enjoy the natural view that he has since his cul-de-sac home backs up to a long corridor of power lines. A four foot high fence, made of a material often referred to as hog fencing,
"Silent Killer" Health Problems Increasingly Affecting Cats
All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is warning cat owners that "silent killer" health problems are common for cats of all ages, including those in their prime. While it may be common knowledge that humans need regular health screenings to detect underlying disease, cat owners may be surprised to learn that the same is true for cats. Just as humans receive regular blood pressure and cholesterol checks, the cat clinic recommends that
Bella Tiger Has Biopsy
Dr Wynn and Dr Boorstein draw blood, perform a biopsy and give Bella Tiger a check up.
Dr Wynn checks for signs of arthritis in Bella Tiger.
Two bags of fluids are given to help boost the way Bella Tiger feels.
This padded pole is lightly held over Bella Tiger in case she wakes up unexpectedly.
Bella Tiger is weighed, throughly checked over, and a biopsy is performed on a mass.
The blood work and biopsy
Male White Serval
Sponsor Tonga http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-1166/Serval-Sponsorship/Detail
To our knowledge, only two white servals exist in the world: Tonga and his brother Pharaoh. The white coat is just the outward indication of the deleterious effects of inbreeding. Tonga was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. Although most arise without antecedent cause, in many species, especially in white cats, prolonged exposure to sunlight is a major predisposing factor.
Z IS FOR ZEUTERING OR ZOOTERING
however you spell it...
The Animal Health Center now offers Zeutering, an FDA approved, non-surgical method of neutering male dogs without the use of anesthesia, that leaves the testicles intact.
Benefits of Zeutering:
Less expensive than traditional surgery
No anesthesia required
Little recovery time
Males retain up to 50% of their testosterone
Males remain "in tact"
Last month, certification training for the new procedure was offered
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