amputation

  • Toddler Amputee Adopts And Bonds With 3-Legged Kitten

    Toddler Amputee Adopts And Bonds With 3-Legged Kitten

    A two-year-old whose arm was amputated due to a rare form of cancer found a friend in a kitten whose leg had to be removed after an injury.

  • Cat loses leg to animal trap

    Cat loses leg to animal trap

    A 1-year-old tabby cat lost his front left leg on Tuesday in Southbridge, Mass., after it was crushed in an unregistered animal trap. The damaged limb was amputated after the feline was rushed to an animal medical center near Boston. The cat was discovered by a hiker on Tuesday morning. The cat, named “Mr. Bates” […]

  • Cat’s act of self-amputation may have saved its life

    Cat’s act of self-amputation may have saved its life

    A cat’s heroic act of self-preservation probably saved its life. An animal services officer found a 3-year-old cat wandering around a trailer park, and according to the Asheville Humane Society in N.C., the 4-pound feline was starving, covered in fleas, missing teeth, and suffering from an infection. Someone had deliberately tied a shoe lace around […]