Vet funds pour in after kitten found with throat cut in Grangemouth

WARNING: contains graphic image. A kitten has been found with his throat cut after going missing from a Grangemouth home.

By Jonathon Reilly
Tuesday, 24th November 2020, 12:34 pm

The seven-month-old moggy, named Rudey, hadn’t been seen for two weeks when it was discovered alive in the town last Thursday.

It’s not known how the animal suffered the gruesome slit to its neck.

Campaigners have since raised more than £2000 to cover the cost of vet bills via a GoFundMe page.

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Rudey the kitten was discovered with gruesome a gruesome throat injury. Other 3rd Party.

Rudery is now undergoing almost daily observations and Falkirk-based service Lyn’s Small Animal Rehoming has stepped in to offer support.

Owner Lyn Reid said: “It’s hard to say how Rudey was injured, it’s a very clean cut but the vet thinks it might have happened when he first went missing.

“So with all the infection and skin that’s already dead and can’t be saved we are in for a long hard fight with the wee guy.

“But he’s only seven months so deserves a chance.

“He’s to go every two days to the vet to have the gash packed, as well as painkiller and antibiotic injections and this will take months of treatment.

“His mandible is also showing so it’s not going to be easy.

“I really hope this has just been an accident and nobody is responsible.”

The cat's owner and the Scottish SPCA are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

Chief Superintendent Mike Flynn said: “We would encourage anyone with any information to call our confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999 or Police Scotland on 101.”

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