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Wood Green animal charity calls for help homing cat
A cat found with its leg severed is in need of a new home after having emergency surgery.
Pebbles the cat was taken to the Wood Green animal shelter, in Lordship Lane after her owners found her with half of her right leg missing.
The cat had to have emergency surgery to remove the whole leg and is now recovering after being signed over to the shelter to re-home her.
Vet Steve Gosling said: “We had to act quickly as the cat was deteriorating in front of us, so we stabilised her with fluids and drugs and she then underwent an operation to remove the remained of her foreleg.
“It is difficult to guess the cause of the injury. Her limb was severed through the bone in a very clean cut, not what we normally see from a dog or fox attack or a road traffic accident.
“There was no evidence of self-trauma so we hypothesise that a train may have severed her leg. We would hope that there wasn’t human involvement in this case.”
Those interested in housing Pebbles can contact the Wood Green Animal Centre by visiting the charity’s website.