Surgeons remove tiger's basketball-sized hairball

May 23, 2013 Full story: WBIR-TV Knoxville 11

It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from veterinary surgeons in Florida when he couldn't hack up a basketball-size hairball by himself.

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#1 May 23, 2013
This is so bad. Poor cat. Do this happen to the tigers in the wildness? He need to eat some grass like my kitten to get tummy ached empty.

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#2 May 23, 2013 I get it.

That's probably the reason his putting game wasn't doing very well.
Parden pard

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#3 May 23, 2013
milwaukee69 wrote: I get it.
That's probably the reason his putting game wasn't doing very well.
He outta slow down on the Blond fur pie consumption.

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#6 May 23, 2013
An NBA tiger? Remember to dribble the baskethairball onto the court, not ingest it.
The Paisan

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#7 May 23, 2013
Was it a Canadian hairball?

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#8 May 23, 2013
The Paisan wrote:
Was it a Canadian hairball?
Trina's hair....ball

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#9 May 23, 2013
They should knit it into sweaters for the Syracuse University cheerleaders. Or maybe DePauw. Or Auburn. Or Grambling. Or Princeton. Or Clemson.

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#10 May 24, 2013
Looks like a entire family of Tribbles...Mom, Dad and Baby.

You probably have to be over the hill and had to have watched the original Star Trek show to get that.
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#11 May 24, 2013
blah wrote:
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Trina's hair....ball

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#12 May 24, 2013
I guess if you're too stupid to notice something before it gets to the size of a basketball, you are in the wrong line of work. Things can be done that don't require surgery, if someone doesn't have their thumb up their ass and is only a little observant. I truly feel sorry for animals that have to suffer because their keepers are so ignorant. Maybe if the keepers had something the size of a basketball in their body, they might be a little more responsible.

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#13 May 24, 2013
Looks like Don King's head.

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