Semple, who runs Furry Friend Rescue, knew that Barry needed immediate medical attention and rushed her to the vet.
“Barry’s shoulder was broken in half,” she explained, “after suffering a blunt force trauma, probably a road accident. He had old injuries where he’d scraped along the road that had started healing. The vet said he’d probably been left for one or two weeks without seeing a vet and, when he finally collapsed, they dumped him.”
The situation gets worse. He is also ridden with worms and fleas, and suffering from lung bruising that is the cause of his labored breathing.
Barry when he was found inside a phone booth.
Thankfully, the bruising will heal with time.
Semple thinks that Barry suffered immense pain for one or two weeks. The scratches in his body have healed, but internally, there’s just so much injury and it’s causing him a lot of pain.