U.K.'s first tissue bank offers hope to severely injured pets

10/6/2011 | BBC

Merlin the cat had his shattered leg repaired with donated bone from the Veterinary Tissue Bank, a procedure that saved his life after he was struck by a car. Europe's first tissue bank for pets struggles to secure bone and tissue donations from newly grieving pet owners, though veterinarians hope to set up a registry similar to those available in human medicine.

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