Moose, the 32 lb cat

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Moose arrived at MHS weighing a hefty 32 lbs. His guardian had been hospitalized and was unable to care for him. In addition to his weight-related issues, Moose also developed a severe upper respiratory infection. He became very sick, very fast, and soon began going into liver failure. To save his life, we surgically inserted …

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A “sweet” start to the New Year

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Gumdrop the cat reunited with her family We just had a wonderful reunion at the Marin Humane Society! Gumdrop the cat was reunited with the Dimmick family of Tiburon after missing for one year. The Dimmicks went on vacation in February of 2013, when they returned, Gumdrop was gone. The last time they saw her was on February …

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Junior reunited

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Jeanne Blum of Novato has been reunited with her cat, Junior, after six long months. Junior went missing shortly after Jeanne moved to Mill Valley. Jeanne immediately posted missing cat posters and spent weeks canvassing the neighborhood, looking under cars and in trees for her beloved kitty. By the time Jeanne moved to Kentfield six …

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Without treatment, she would have died!

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Ten-year-old Pookie was surrendered to MHS after her guardian was forced to move and could not take her beloved cat with her. Our veterinary team discovered that Pookie had a benign tumor that was producing too much thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism). “Without treatment, the condition causes problems with multiple organs, and eventually death,” says Belinda Evans, …

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Dot Gets Rehabilitation

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This incredible cat was found injured and starving. When Dot was brought to us, she had a large, deep laceration under her armpit resulting from her front leg getting stuck in her collar while she was lost. She requires special surgery in order to repair the laceration in an area that is very difficult to …

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