Frozen cat covered in ice revived after being found in snowbank

By Caitlin O'Kane

/ CBS News

A nearly-unresponsive cat who was covered in snow and "essentially frozen," was revived by vets at a Montana animal clinic. The cat was brought in by its owners after being buried in snow, the Animal Clinic of Kalispell wrote on Facebook. The clinic shared three photos of the cat, one of which shows the feline almost entirely covered in snowballs.

Veterinarian Dr. China Corum cared for the cat until she started to bounce back after a few hours of treatment, WPEC-TV reports. The animal clinic, owned by Dr. Jevon Clark, told WPEC fluffy is now recovering at home, inside where it's warm.

"Her temperature was very low but after many hours she recovered and is now completely normal," the clinic wrote on Facebook. "Fluffy is amazing!"

Amazing success and survival story from this week. Some clients found their injured cat buried in snow. They brought…

Posted by Animal Clinic of Kalispell on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

First published on February 7, 2019

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