Merlin the cat
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Transplant bank to help poorly pets

Doctors have long used donor schemes to save people's lives and now vets can use a pioneering programme to help pets too.

The Veterinary Tissue Bank supplies bones, tendons and ligaments, which are often needed in orthopaedic surgery.

Tim Muffett reports.

  • 05 Oct 2011
Go to next video: 'Cat-nav' to study pet behaviour