Surgeons remove tiger's basketball-sized hairball

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In this photo provided by BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Vernon Yates, founder of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, lays his hands on Ty, a 400-pound tiger, as staff prepare to surgically extract a 4-pound hairball from the big cat on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Clearwater, Fla. Ty is cared for by Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation in Seminole. The non-profit animal rescue group mainly serves by assisting Florida law enforcement with animals that have been seized. (AP Photo/Courtesy BluePearl Veterinary Partners, James Judge)