Cat Now Recovering After Being Shot By Arrow In Bellville

  • 11/27/2018 1:15:51 PM
  • Jenna Ramolt
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - After being found in Bellville with an arrow two inches from his heart, Oliver Queen the cat is now on the road to recovery.

Currently at the Humane Society of Richland County, Oliver has a good prognosis and is currently on antibiotics to treat any infection. 

The Humane Society is also treating Oliver for any parasites that he has. Oliver will return to the veterinarian soon to see if his draining tubes can be removed. 

According to Missy Houghton, the executive director of the Humane Society of Richland County, around $900 has been raised to cover medical expenses. 

"We appreciate everyone that is supporting us in the work that we do and those that donate to us because it not only helps animals like Oliver, it helps the ones that unfortunately we will encounter in the future too," Houghton said. 

According to the original Facebook post on Oliver Queen from the Humane Society, the arrow missed the cat's heart by only two inches.

It is not yet known if the injury was intentional.

Oliver Queen was located on Ankneytown Road in Bellville by the Richland County Sherriff's Office. The cat was operated on at Phillips Animal Hospital, where it is currently recovering.

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