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Cat Splenectomy

…below the cat’s stomach. It is possible to live without a spleen, but it does perform many important functions in the cat’s body. The spleen cleans out old or damaged red blood cells that circulate through it. In effect, it is a filter. The spleen will filter out the iron in the cell and discard the rest. It also stores red blood cells, which it can release in the case of mild anemia, or if one has a hemorrhage. The spleen also nips out pieces…

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