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Last Updated: Thursday March 06 2008 14:24 GMT

In pictures: Eve the one-legged chicken

Meet Eve the one-legged chicken. She is so precious to her owners that they're helping her to fight cancer.

Meet Eve the one-legged chicken. She is so precious to her owners that they're helping her to fight cancer.

Eve was left with one leg when the disease attacked her body.

Eve was left with one leg when the disease attacked her body.

She's just had a growth removed from her remaining leg and is having an intensive course of drugs to try to make her better.

She's just had a growth removed from her remaining leg and is having an intensive course of drugs to try to make her better.

But it hasn't put her off her food - and she's still laying LOADS of eggs. Her owners say she has a "zest for life".

But it hasn't put her off her food - and she's still laying LOADS of eggs. Her owners say she has a "zest for life".

The treatment has cost 1,000 - but Eve's owners think she's worth it, saying: "If you've got an animal you love, it makes no difference."

The treatment has cost 1,000 - but Eve's owners think she's worth it, saying: "If you've got an animal you love, it makes no difference."

Eve's making a good recovery from her latest operation. Here's hoping the plucky chicken gets well soon.

Eve's making a good recovery from her latest operation. Here's hoping the plucky chicken gets well soon.



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