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  • Sight Savers
    Tabby undergoes corneal graft surgery on both eyes ... read more
  • TC
    TC, a 13-year-old purebred Manx cat, “talks to me all day. ... read more
  • Hermione’s Courageous Story
    Hermione arrived in the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center’s emergency room on Thanksgiving evening after having been in a house fire that had destroyed her home and tragically claimed the life of the other cat in the household, Luna. Hermione had burns covering the ... read more
  • Willy’s Story
    In the kitchen, Willy Hale is always at your feet, waiting for food. The black American shorthair feline has polydactyl paws wide enough to pick up almost anything that accidentally hits the floor. But retired doctors Zoey and Mahlon Hale only smile at his antics. After all, Zoey says, “he’s ... read more
  • Sleep Tight
    What you’ll want to know about anesthesia, whether your pet’s procedure is risky or routine ... read more
  • Boots Miraculous Story of Cheating Death Not Once but Twice!
    Boots, a 16-year-old cat, has cheated death twice. Nine lives? Maybe. But perhaps this cat’s resiliency has more to do with a strong family bond and the depth of love from his owners. ... read more
  • Nine Lives: Fact or Fiction
    Barley’s Story of Survival Barley reclaimed one of his nine lives late one night in the Tufts emergency room. The 6-year-old cat arrived at the Foster Hospital in pretty serious shape: whimpering in pain, not eating or drinking, unable to walk without a wobble. His owners, Daniel Plante and Elizabeth ... read more
  • Resurrection
    Barley reclaimed one of his nine lives late one night in the Tufts emergency room. The 6-year-old cat arrived at the Foster Hospital in pretty serious shape: whimpering in pain, not eating or drinking, unable to walk without a wobble. His owners, Daniel plante and Elizabeth Hughes of Worcester, Mass., ... read more