Daily Archives: August 2, 2007

Update 3 on Adam the Burned Kitten

Not 5 minutes after I got off the phone with Forgotten Felines to check on Adam, they sent out an update which is below. The gentleman I spoke with this afternoon said the response has been overwhelming. They even received mail from Tokyo today. That’s amazing and inspiring.

It helps restore your faith in the human race knowing that when 2 people do such a horrific thing to an innocent, practically new born kitten, that there are thousands of people all over the world that care enough to do something about it. The good far out weighs the bad for a change. It’s great to see and again, I’d like to also thank you all.

Adam Update – 8/2/07

Dear Friends: Adam came through this last surgery on Tuesday (7/31/07) with flying colors. It was his best recovery yet! Once again, Tina, his caretaker, had to confine him the next day in order to curtail his attempts to run all over the house playing chase with her dog. (Which he complained about rather loudly, I might add!) His entire back is now covered with fresh, new skin. Our surgeon, Dr. Alexander, will examine him this evening and if this new graft “takes”, we’re finished with those surgeries. Whew!

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Hazardous Toys Recalled by Fisher-Price

Approximately one million licensed character toys made in China are being recalled in the U.S by Fisher-Price due to a lead poisoning hazard in the paint used on the surface of the toys. Toys affected by the recall include Big Bird, Elmo, and the Dora and Diego characters. The details below are from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission press release issued by Fisher-Price:

Fisher-Price Recalls Licensed Character Toys Due To Lead Poisoning Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and other children’s toys.

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