November 2013 Issue

Holiday Hazards Can Tempt the Curious

They range from ‘linear foreign bodies’ to lilies, toxic essential oils and exposed electrical cords

As then-veterinary student Pamela J. Perry, DVM, Ph.D., was packing her car to head home for the holidays, her cat Chester began vomiting wads of tinsel. When she called the veterinary college to have Chester examined, her roommate mentioned that she had seen Chester pulling strands of tinsel from the tree and eating them — she even took photographs.

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