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Archive for October 2014

Cat’s Brush With A Rose Bush Leaves Vets Amazed

Rory the ginger cat has amazed local vets by coming out unscathed after part of a rose bush went straight through his eye. Abbey Vets said it was a one in a hundred chance that the 10-month-old cat didn’t lose his eye after his brush with the bush. His owner Sharon Worman, of Redbrook, Barnsley,…

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7th Veterinary Nurse Qualifies with Abbey.

Katie Bradbury has qualified as a veterinary nurse with the Barnsley-based Abbey Veterinary Group, bringing the Group’s total of fully qualified nurses to seven. Katie, who lives in Cudworth, spent two years training to become a veterinary nurse. Her course included studying at the College of Animal Welfare in Leeds for one day each week,…

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Cat With Horrific Burns is Adopted By Its Rescuers

A stray cat that was found in Rotherham with horrific burns to its face and neck is now making a good recovery after being adopted by the Denaby couple who found it. John Longley found the cat in the car park of Enterprise Rent A Car in Rotherham, where he works. He and his wife…

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Tiny Puppy Survives After Swallowing Box Of Nurofen

A tiny puppy gave his owners a real headache when he swallowed a whole box of nurofen tablets – amounting to 80 times the toxic dose. The overdose would have been enough to kill most dogs, never mind one as small as Miggles. He is a Jack Russell/Chihuahua cross, weighing just 1.2 kilos – which…

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Puppy Bites Off More Than She Can Chew

Kandii, a Yorkshire Terrier cross puppy, was rushed to Abbey Vets in Barnsley for an emergency operation to open her stomach and remove the silver hoop earring. Vet Louise Mallinson said that Kandii could have died if her owner Margaret Heptinstall, from Ryhill, near Wakefield, had not acted as quickly as she did. “The earring…

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