LAWSUIT AGAINST MERCK AND HOMEAGAIN OVER PET CHIP CANCER
By Dr. Katherine Albrecht
October 16, 2010
I have big news! A lawsuit has been filed against pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. and implant maker Digital Angel over a cancerous tumor that formed around a HomeAgain pet ID microchip.
The victim was a cat named Bulkin, who miraculously survived the ordeal after surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. We are breaking the news on ChipMeNot.com website, featuring Bulkin’s story, along with a copy of the lawsuit. Our press release, which has already gone out to thousands of media outlets and personal press contacts. The Boston Globe has already picked up our story. As has Bruce Sterling of Wired.