Explosive device strapped to Rocket's neck

STOCKTON, Calif. -- It's a case of animal cruelty that's almost unbelievable.

The vet said it's a miracle that this little guy named Rocket is even alive.

Apparently, a man and woman strapped some sort of explosive device to Rocket's neck.

The blast left him with a deep wound needing 10 stitches.

Rocket will stay in the Family Pet Hospital through the holiday weekend , before being moved to the Stockton Animal Shelter, and he is said to be doing okay.

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