Kitten Recovering From Acid Attack - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Kitten Recovering From Acid Attack

GARDEN CITY, Idaho (AP) - A two-month-old kitten was beginning to recover from a chemical and physical assault at a Garden City veterinary hospital.

Danielle Stem of Meridian says she rescued the kitten from teenage boys who had apparently thrown acid in the animal's face and were throwing her around on Thursday.

Northwest Animal Companions Clinic director of operations Eileen DeShazo says the kitten had chemical burns in her eyes, mouth and throat. DeShazo says the kitten opened her eyes on Saturday and was taking food from a syringe rather than a feeding tube.

The clinic donated $2,500 toward a reward fund leading to the identification of those responsible for injuring the kitten, dubbed Raisin.

DeShazo says Stem will be filing a police report.
   

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