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Tuesday, 09 June 2020 16:12

Injured Kitten Recovering at the Kentucky Humane Society

Maggie is a very tiny two-month-old calico who arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society on June 3, 2020 with a horrific injury. The poor kitten's right front paw had been degloved leaving behind a painful, necrotic foot that was infested with maggots.

Our veterinary team went right to work cleaning her wound and treating her for the pain. Due to the extensive damage, it was determined that Maggie’s limb could not be saved and she would need an immediate amputation to help her get better.

Maggie has since undergone surgery to have badly damaged limb removed and is now recovering in a loving foster home. Since coming into foster care, Maggie is doing so much better! Her foster says she loves all the attention she’s getting and has become especially fond of their resident ‘cat dad’ Ernie, who grooms her like she’s his very own.

Want to help? The Kentucky Humane Society is a local nonprofit organization that receives no government funding. We rely on donations from wonderful supporters like you to care for animals like Maggie. We are currently in the midst of “kitten season” and we are caring for many kittens who need your help. Please considering making a donation here.



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