Couple Pays Hundreds of Dollars for Goldfish Brain Surgery

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Photo: Courtesy of Lort Smith Animal Hospital

A 10-year-old goldfish was going to die from a brain tumor if it didn’t undergo a complicated operation. Knowing their beloved pet could live for 20 more years if the surgery was successful, George the goldfish’s owners decided to pony up hundreds of dollars to save the little guy.

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Photo: Courtesy of Lort Smith Animal Hospital

Luckily, the procedure went well and George is now happily recovering at home.

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Photo: Courtesy of Lort Smith Animal Hospital

This Australian goldfish has better health care than most American humans.