By Alex Matthews
A family spent £300 on an operation to save their pet goldfish after he developed a tumour that stopped him swimming.
The ailing 20-year-old fish Bob had been struggling to swim for a number of weeks because of a lump on his fin.
As most goldfish only live up to the age of 15, the outlook for the poor pet looked bleak.
However, Bob’s owner opted for the operation on the three-inch fish after hearing of their local vet’s previous success with exotic animals.