Life is a complicated and dangerous thing … No matter how we take care of ourselves, misfortunes happen anyway. But we have an undeniable advantage – medicine. Relatives, friends, doctors, and even strangers usually help a person who is in a difficult situation, survives an accident and becomes disabled.
But animals can not boast of this. Disability, loss of limb for a wild or homeless animal means a death sentence. But some are all the same lucky, and good caring individuals appear on their way.
So lucky and Nakio (Naki’o). Although initially his life was not at all like luck. Continue reading
Botulism is an acute feed toxicosis of animals and humans, manifested in the form of paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, lower jaw, a sharp weakening of the skeletal muscle tone and an upset gastrointestinal tract.
The causative agent of the disease is the spore-forming anaerobic microbe Clostridium botulinum. Of the seven available types of pathogen, the most virulent are Type A and C. Spores are located subterminally and give the microbe the appearance of a tennis racket. Spores are highly stable in the external environment. Continue reading