Saturday, 4 June 2016

Photos: Pet Goldfish undergoes 45 minutes surgery to remove tumor


A goldfish was taken on a 200-mile round trip to the vets to have a huge tumour removed. Nemo the five-year-old pet underwent an intricate 45-minute operation on his head and shoulders.

He was operated on out of the water and at one stage his heart stopped - but vets managed to revive him.Veterinary surgeon Sonya Miles and exotics nurse Millie Gardiner carried out the successful £200 procedure - and Nemo was sent back with his owners Roy Hands, 59, and his wife Caroline, 54, to their home in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, just two hours later.


Source National Helm

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