Posts Categorized: big bear awards

Big Bear Award – Bella

Bella’s story One very happy success story! Gorgeous little kitten Bella was signed over to Vet4life with a serious injury. Bella had obviously suffered a high impact trauma and her femur (the long bone at the top of her back leg) was smashed into several pieces. There were two options, either amputate the leg, or… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Rambo

Rambo’s story Rambo a lovely little 5 week old Ragdoll and came in to see us the beginning of February. The owner brought him in due to trauma and after the trauma he was showing signs of what the owner described as having a seizure. William, our vet, admitted Rambo for treatment for trauma and… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Wilma

Wilma’s story Wilma recently joined our Vet4life Family at the age of 8 and a half years old. She is an extremely affectionate and giving soul who struggles with lameness and has done for a little while. Her mum Katherine has been to other vets searching for the best help available for Wilma, not wanting… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Rocco

Rocco’s story Recently Rocco came in for a day procedure. He had been having trouble with his eyes. As cats get a little older, they can lose some elasticity in their eyelids, resulting in an entropion. Entropion is when the eyelids start to roll inwards resulting in the eyelashes scratching the cornea (the surface of… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Liption

Liption’s story Liption is a handsome grey domestic short hair, fluent in both English, Spanish and catitude. He befriends giant dogs (his best friend is Rolo the Labrador) and flirts with the staff at vet4life. He had a dice with death in his younger days leaving himself with a tail pull injury. This meant that… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Branston

Branston’s story Branston is a cocker spaniel who presented to vet Jodie one morning as he was struggling to urinate.  On examination he had a massive bladder and it was clear that something had blocked his urethra and it was preventing him from urinating. Branston was rushed in for x-rays and ultrasound which revealed he… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Reggie

Reggie’s story Reggie is an 11 year old Westie who has been with us at Vet4Life for just over a year; he came to see us in October last year as he had been coughing for a while and it had been getting worse. Several tests were done in the clinic to work out what… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Roscoe

Roscoe’s Story Roscoe is a lovely little dog that came to us after he became very lethargic and didn’t want to eat. He was dehydrated and had a very painful abdomen. A urine test and blood test revealed that Roscoe had pancreatitis and a condition called diabetic keto-acidosis. This is a life-threatening condition whereby the… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Misty

Misty’s Story Back in March, little Misty, a beautiful 12 month old grey and white short haired cat was rushed into the clinic following a Road Traffic Accident. Poor Misty was in a very bad way, struggling with breathing and with severe head injuries.  She was given pain relief and anaesthetised to assess the extent… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Charlie

Charlie’s Story Charlie came to see us recently when his owners noticed a swelling on the back of his right leg behind his Achilles tendon. Charlie was very brave and had several tests done to try and work out what the swelling was. He eventually had surgery to remove it. The surgery was quite complex… Read more »

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