51 Leicester Road Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 1LW

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Fairfield Pet Stories

Fairfield Veterinary surgeons Terry Dunne and Geraldine Young write "Interesting Pet Stories" articles for the Hinckley Herald, published by the Hinckley Times.

View our Pet Stories below from dogs, cats and all kinds of other pets and wildlife. The stories are all genuine cases from the Fairfield archives.
Warning: Some images may be upsetting for some viewers.

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"Malcolm" - Cat with a Problem with Dental Floss

"Malcolm" - Cat with a Problem with Dental Floss
Every day, in pets as well as people, we end up with an invisible thin film on our teeth called plaque. Over 24-48 hours after forming, plaque hardens and becomes tartar. Bacteria and their toxins which attach themselves to the tartar cause inflammat...
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"Harry" - Cat in Road Traffic Accident

"Harry" - Cat in Road Traffic Accident
When we are presented with a difficult case which will require prolonged and expensive treatment a question we are often asked is, "Will it be worth it? "This, as you might imagine, can be an extremely difficult question to answer. The best that we c...
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"Crinkle" - Cat with "Cauliflower Ear"

"Crinkle" - Cat with "Cauliflower Ear"
"Crinkle" was very aptly named. Rescued by her owner from a cat shelter it was clear that her ear had been very badly traumatised. So much so that it was barely recognisable as an ear. When the ear flap (pinna) becomes damaged it will swell with bloo...
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"Ellie" - Cat with Pyometra

"Ellie" - Cat with Pyometra
Sex can seriously damage your health. . . if you are a female cat. An infection of the womb (pyometra) is a life threatening condition and is relatively common in unspayed bitches. In contrast it is relatively rarely seen in the cat. One re...
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"Galore" - Cat with Kidney Failure

"Galore" - Cat with Kidney Failure
Kidney failure is one of the commonest illnesses we see in older cats. In fact it is estimated that approximately 16% of cats over the age of 15 have significant kidney dysfunction. The kidneys perform numerous tasks, the main ones being to excrete w...
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"Jess" - Cat with Feline Influenza

"Jess" - Cat with Feline Influenza
It would appear that the Hinckley human population has been in the grip of an outbreak of influenza B. The most susceptible group are young children and is the reason why many classrooms have been half empty in the run up to the half term break. Abse...
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Fairfield Veterinary Centre

51 Leicester Road,
Hinckley,
Leicestershire
LE10 1LW

Tel: 01455 637 642
Fax: 01455 631 898

enquiries@fairfieldvets.co.uk

Emergency Number
0116 255 6360

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