A Second Chance for Fred & Barney: A Heartwarming Rescue Story

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Meet Fred (tabby kitten pictured below) and Barney (white kitten pictured below), two adorable kittens who were brought to our clinic in dire straits. They were found abandoned, suffering from severe cat flu along with their sister who sadly, didn’t make it.

But Fred and Barney’s story is one of hope and resilience and we’re excited to share their story as it truly warms our hearts and showcases the dedication of our team.

But Fred and Barney’s story is one of hope and resilience and we’re excited to share their story as it truly warms our hearts and showcases the dedication of our team.

These two kittens arrived at Berwick Clyde Vet on a Friday afternoon and were very unwell. They required around the clock care, something we knew was not possible if they were sent to the pound with no one to advocate for them. So, Dr. Kunal took these sweet kittens home over the weekend, providing them with the care they desperately needed. But it wasn’t just Dr. Kunal who went above and beyond – our incredible nurses also took turns caring for Fred and Barney, from the moment they arrived at the clinic to the day they left for their new adventure. They provided endless TLC, ensuring the kittens’ bellies were always full and their spirits were high, playing with them and showering them with their very first toys and soft beds. It was a team effort filled with early mornings and late nights, but seeing these little fighters overcome their battles made it all worthwhile.

While Fred showed remarkable improvement, Barney faced a more difficult road, requiring emergency eye surgery to remove a ruptured eye. Dr. Jess consulted with specialist eye vets and successfully performed the delicate procedure. It was a risky operation, but Barney’s fighting spirit and our team’s unwavering dedication paid off. Today, he’s bouncing back with newfound energy and joy!

Both kittens are now safe and thriving at a local cat rescue, where they’ll continue to heal and hopefully find their forever families soon. We’re so grateful for your continued support, which allows us to make a difference in the lives of animals like Fred and Barney. As our team says, “They brought so much joy to the whole team, and everyone is so proud of their immense strength and can’t wait to continue receiving updates and seeing their progress.”

It’s a reminder of why we love what we do!

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Unit 3/121 Grices Road, Clyde North

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  • Avatar Ashlee Crisp ★★★★★ in the last week
    The staff at Berwick Clyde Vet are warm, friendly and so passionate about what they do! The service is impeccable - the reception staff are absolutely lovely and the vets are extremely thorough and knowledgeable, not to mention great with … More the fur babies. My dog doesn’t get anxious at all going to the vet because he is always so well looked after from the minute we arrive. I can’t recommend Berwick Clyde Vet highly enough!
  • Avatar Michelle Thompson ★★★★★ in the last week
    Vet talked me through in simple terms how they can help my chi after going to serval vets . Patience and knowledgeable.
  • Avatar Tahyah McGrath ★★★★★ in the last week
    The care provided by the team from beginning to end of my kitty’s recent procedure was exceptional. What truly impressed me were the consistent updates and photos they shared throughout the day, which provided immense peace of mind. I couldn't … More be more satisfied with the quality of care received!
  • Avatar Andrea Triffett ★★★★★ in the last week
    They looked after our little girl so well sent us messages to let us know how she was doing. Thank you for taking good care of Ayla A++
  • Avatar Kylie ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    Amazing Team!Such a relief to find a vet that is amazing with my Australian Shepherd. Very caring and professional, and they have no issues in handling him, and he very much enjoys going there.Lovely photos, updates and follow up when … More having a procedure, and everyone is very welcoming.Also a great sized waiting room, so your pets don’t have to feel cramped and overwhelmed.
  • Avatar Ashily D ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Super lucky to have this new vet nearby! Dr Jess and the team have the utmost care for animals. Our dog is not a fan of vets due to previous experiences but has been really well taken care of here! As a testament, our doggo was actually … More excited by the idea of going here the second time we took her in. Thanks so much to the passionate team here! Your support and extra mile of care and attention to detail is not unnoticed!

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