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Tattoo Saves Cat From Surgery

Sweet little Spooky was saved from cryptorchidism surgery by this green tattoo. Spooky showed up at a client’s home a few weeks ago. They have two cats already, and no room indoors for him to be a pet, but they didn’t want…

Cryptorchidism In Dogs And Cats

Cryptorchidism occurs when testicles fail to enter the scrotum and instead are retained in the abdomen. Equivalent terms are “retained testicle(s)” and “undescended testicle(s).” Crypto, from the Greek kryptos, means “hidden.” The Greek word orkhis means “testicle.” In mammalian embryos (people,…

Tattoos Indicate Spay And Neuter

Tattoos. It won’t be long before more people have them than don’t. Today, though, we’re talking about dog and cat tattoos. These tattoos are not for decoration, but for conveying information. Veterinarians use small, straight-line tattoos when pets are spayed…