If you are going through a situation where your beloved pet is in need of amputation, is missing a limb, or considering the adoption of a bi- or tripod animal, you may find you have lots of questions. If you don't have access to a network, unsure of where to locate resources, or find others with similar experiences, Tripawds is exactly what you are looking … [Read more...] about Tri-Pawds: Answers for Owners With Amputee Pets
After a string of bad luck left the young cat, Sprocket, with nerve damage in his legs, his owner turned to a 3-D printer for a solution to the issue. Fergus Fullarton Pegg, a designer based in Glasgow, designed a 3-D printed brace which could help Sprocket recover from his nerve damage. Sprocket was initially hit by a car and needed to have his leg wired as a result of the … [Read more...] about Cat Receives 3-D Printed Leg Brace to Ease Nerve Damage
Kitten Rescue Los Angeles came to the aid of a kitten seriously injured after an accidental incident with car's fan belt. Dinky was a stray kitten in South Los Angeles, desperate to escape the madness of the July 4th fireworks, when she crawled into the cool, quiet shelter of a car engine. But Dinky misunderstood the nature of her haven. The next morning someone started the … [Read more...] about Dinky the kitten survives after being maimed by a car engine
Brunhilda was found on the streets of Detroit, dragging herself along by her front legs. Now, after amputation, therapy and a prosthetic, she is happily in her forever home. A concerned citizen called Michigan Humane Society's Rescue Team, who came to pick up the cat and found she had extreme injuries to her hind legs. One of her legs had an open compound fracture, … [Read more...] about Brunhilda’s New Home
Peggy and Leela are two kittens who were found around the same time but in totally different places. Each had a significant painful injury/condition and badly needed veterinary care. Luckily, both of their rescuers knew of Vet Ranch and brought them to the ranch clinic for healing! Peggy had been caught in a fence and suffered a leg injury. Vet Ranch director Dr. Matt put … [Read more...] about Two Suffering Homeless Kitties Get Help!