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Wirral dog contracts lungworm

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A vet has issued a warning to dog owners after a Wirral family almost lost their beloved pet to a rare and deadly disease linked to slugs and snails. Vet Dylan Payne, of Acorn Veterinary Centre in West Kirby, is part of the team helping…

Cat badly burnt by laundry cleaner

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VETS have saved the life of a young cat who was left badly burned after it ended up getting covered in laundry disinfectant. Hamish was found foaming at the mouth by his owners Pete and Caroline Valentine, who assumed that his playmate, Mittens must have…

Small dog swallows massive sock

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A laundry-loving dog gave herself a shock when she ended up swallowing a sock. But luckily vets were able to retrieve the size 12 item, which was longer than 22-month-old Shih Tzu Maggie-May. The pesky pooch was taken to Beech House Veterinary Centre in Warrington,…

Dog with broken legs becomes a flyball star

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A dog who broke his leg while chasing a car has gone on to have a successful career in the canine sport of flyball. Bryn the Border Collie has come on leaps and bounds since the accident when he was a pup. But thanks to…

Kitten that fell into recycling machine left with head tilt

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A stray kitten has cheated death and made a miraculous recovery from the horrific injuries it suffered after falling into a recycling machine. The black and white cat – named Pip by her rescuers – was only five weeks old when she was discovered by workers…

Dog’s lucky escape after swallowing sultanas

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A WARRINGTON vet has issued a festive warning to keep mince pies and Christmas cake out of the way of pets after a golden retriever ate a whole bag of sultanas which could have killed him. Emily Guest of Beech House Veterinary Centre in Wilderspool…

Maine Coon swallows needle and thread

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A CRAFTY cat with a craving for sewing thread has cottoned on that eating it is bad for you after being rescued from the brink of death by vets. The thread caused Sir Dexter Purrbody’s small intestine to “concertina like a hair scrunchie” after some…

Cat hit by train

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Vets have saved the life of a cat who suffered horrific injuries which they believe were caused when it was hit by a train. Skye, a 16-month-old British shorthair, managed to make her way home scaling a six foot fence with her leg hanging off and…

Springer Spaniel puppy swallows sock

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A laundry-loving pup who swallowed a size 11 men’s sock had a lucky escape after a vet managed to remove it – by pulling it out the other end. Ruby, the five-month-old Welsh Springer Spaniel was violently sick after eating the garment, unbeknownst to her…

Cat adapting to life with 3 legs

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A COURAGEOUS cat is adapting to life on three legs after miraculously avoiding certain death and surviving severe injuries inflicted after he was thought to have been hit by a car. Although two-year-old Shadow somehow escaped without any broken bones, his wounds were so horrific…

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