Pet chicken medical bills cost owner Â£2,000
Lily, a chicken who lives with her owners in Cwmbran,
South Wales, needed several operations after her leg got snagged in a barbed
"Our vet said he could try to save her leg and we gave the go-ahead
whatever the cost," says owner of Lily the chicken.
Lily's owners, Sam and Vicky Mills, took out a bank loan and paid a hefty
Â£2,000 on medical bills. However, even then her medical bills were not over, as
Lily was diagnosed with depression.
But 24-year-old owner, Vicky Mills, who loves the chicken, says it was
worth it. ""She is a happy hen again and laying eggs regularly for us. She is
quite happy to hop around on one legâ€¦ And apart from the occasional fall, and
having to take extra care when she wants to cross a road, she is back to her
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