April 2011 - death
Parent Category: Air Travel Pet Incident Reports
Carrier and Flight Number
Date and Time of the Incident
4/11/2011; Incident reported at approximately 6:30 a.m. at DFW
Description of the Animal, Including Name
Male Orange Tabby Cat named Scruffy ; 10 year-old weighing approximately 3.6 pounds
Narrative Description of Incident
Upon arrival at DFW, the kennel was unloaded from the belly. The cat was not moving, and, upon further investigation, it was determined the cat was deceased.
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident
The animal was immediately taken to CVA Metroplex Animal Hospital for a necropsy. The necropsy concluded the cause of death was enteric lymphoma.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident