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Aging Tiger Has Groundbreaking Arthritis Surgery

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March 19, 2013
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Tacoma the Siberian tiger is the ripe old age of 13 and his golden years have been painful. The big cat has debilitating arthritis and walks with a bad limp. But, his caretakers gave the cat a groundbreaking surgery to relieve the aches.


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