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Cat Amputation – Our cat's transition to having three legs instead of four

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Fang’s Four Months on Three Legs

February 28th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Fang's Story

Well, it’s now been four months since Fang had his front left leg amputated. I am happy to say that there’s pretty much nothing to report. The warmer months are coming and Fang is happily running around outside, enjoying the sun, the birds and the rodents in the fields. He continues to hop cattle fences […]

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Fang’s Hop Video – 3 Weeks

November 25th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Fang's Story

I wanted to show Fang’s “hop” at 21 days after amputation surgery. He gets around very well, and as you can see, still stops to scratch/stretch on various wooden objects like he always did. Please excuse my messy porch – been cleaning out the house. 🙂

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3 Weeks after Amputation

November 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Fang's Story

We are now at three weeks after Fang’s leg amputation, and he is one happy three legged cat! As I mentioned in my last post, I didn’t and don’t really feel like there’s too much more recovering to do. Fang spends a lot of time outside in all of his regular places, and gets around […]

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2 Weeks after Amputation

November 16th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Fang's Story

It’s been two weeks now since Fang had his front left leg amputated, and really I could not be happier with the outcome of this whole endeavor. I never would have imagined that things could be so normal after what seemed to me like such a catastrophic and life-changing loss. Fang can do everything he […]

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1 Week after Amputation

November 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Fang's Story

It’s been seven days since Fang’s amputation. This week has taught me that in many ways, what a lot of people have told me is true – this process is much harder on mommies than it is on kitty. Fang could get around immediately, and continues to improve every day. His confidence has been rocked […]

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