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Bicester Vets
Victoria Rd Bicester
OX26 6PJ

Vet Lucy Dobree knew she had to act quickly and before long had Casper anaesthetised and ready for x-ray. She was very surprised to find that Casper had inhaled what looked like a pebble.

Now cats are usually pretty clever about things like this and inhaling a pebble is quite a feat – not something you’d really expect to see. But that’s one of the challenges of being a Vet as there are always new things to surprise you!

A cats trachea (windpipe) is about 5mm (1/4″) diameter so not an easy place to try to fish things out of, Yet with great patience and precision Vets Lucy, Claire & Cliff along with nurse Jenny were able to ease the pebble out with the help of a 4 pronged grasper.

Casper was very lucky to have been found in time and especially fortunate that the pebble was able to be removed successfully.

Who knows how a cat was able to inhale a pebble in the first place but we trust it isn’t likely to happen again. Casper is now safely at home with his brother Bam-Bam curled up on the sofa well away from any more pebbles!!

Charity Cycle Ride for Thinking of Oscar

On 12th June, Jason and his wife Catie will be cycling 100 miles from Oxford to Stafford as part of a huge fundraising event called the Thinking of Oscar 500

Canine disease going round Bicester

We have had some calls and messages over the last twenty four hours about a potentially infectious canine disease going round Bicester