Mousey's Story

Gray cat being held on a woman's shoulder

Cats and dogs can get heart problems just like people and while it’s fairly easy to implant pacemakers in dogs, it’s very tricky and dangerous in cats.

The University of Minnesota performed its first-ever pacemaker surgery on a cat — and it worked.

Meet Mousey: MN’s 1st Cat With A Pacemaker

 

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