(WORCESTER TELEGRAM) — An 8-year-old cat that was brought to a veterinarian for a flea bath was instead euthanized, its owner said, and she wants others to be aware of what happened so no other pets are harmed.
Colleen A. Conlon made an appointment to have her cat, Lady, bathed at Broadway Animal Hospital after Dr. Muhammad Malik told her it would be the best way to combat the fleas, which were affecting the family's sensitive dog.
Lady was special to the family because she first belonged to Ms. Conlon's daughter, who died in a car accident in 2010. Her daughter had given her the cat about a year before the fatal accident, Ms. Conlon said.
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