Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Treating a Paralyzed Feral Kitten

A big-eared feral kitten was brought to Vet Ranch in poor shape. He couldn't use his back legs! Dr. Matt Carriker suspected the paralysis was due to a cat bite that had grown into an infected abscess. He treated the infection and hoped for the best. They named the little guy Sunshine. This video contains surgery, and may be disturbing for the squeamish.  Over a few week's time, Sunshine began walking again, and is now ready to be adopted. You'll find more rescue stories from Vet Ranch at their Facebook page. (via Laughing Squid)

1 comment:

Bill Scheitzach said...

I fail to understand why anybody would give a damn about feral cats unless it would be to control their predations against other parts of the ecosystem.  The very name spells it out — feral, as in wild, untamed, uncontrolled. You might as well try to transform grizzly bears into lap dogs.