Archives for January 2007

Puppybowl not Superbowl..Cat TV and Irwin

In the news was an article about Steve Irwin whose multitude of broken bones and aftermath of animal bites was taking a toll on him before his death.

On a lighter note, if you are a superbowl fan you might want to drop your pets off for the “puppybowl”–daycare while you watch the game!

Cat TV…just when you thought your cat was bored…

Big Danger from Animal Attacks? Infections & Pain

One of the things most people don’t know is that the danger of any animal attack (and bites or scratches) is infection. Animal claws or nails and teeth of exotics or wild animals are the worst. Early in my career we were instructed to tell any doctor not to sew up the wounds when possible so they could drain.

Anyway, my point is that Jim Hamm was flown down to San Francisco for care as serious infection had set in.