Using Leeches To Save A Kitten's Leg

January 6, 2017
Amie is a rescue cat with a fractured leg who started having problems with the blood flow in that leg. The Supervet, Noel Fitzpatrick, decides to use an old trick and get some live leeches to suck out the blood of her leg in an attempted to get it flowing again. The leeches did the trick and helped get the old, cold blood out of the leg. It took a while before the effect was showing. , after 25 minutes, the leeches doubled in size. The video ends on a cliffhanger, but Amie turned out alright and her leg was saved.

Animals: cat

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