Coraline is a 1 year-old munchkin kitten who lives in a house full of kids. One of the kids accidentally stepped on her tail and Coraline wasn't acting herself shortly after. Her mom was hoping she was just sore from being stepped on, but soon she wasn’t wanting to be around any of the family members, and wasn’t her usual playful self, so her mom ran her to the vet right away. That's where it was discovered little Coraline didn't have a sore tail, she had pyometra.
Coraline and her human sister are the best of friends. This duo sleeps together, Coraline scratches at the bathroom door when she's not included (like most cats who don't understand privacy), and her human sister jokes about taking her to school with her in her backpack because she doesn't want her to be lonely. Coraline’s family had recently faced some setbacks including surgeries and broke down cars, so they reached out to the Foundation for help with her surgery. We are happy to say we were able to help, and Coraline is now on the mend.
Pyometra is a uterine infection that can be fatal if not treated immediately. The symptoms of pyometra vary, and depend on whether the cervix is open or closed when the infection develops.
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