Ren and Stimpy: pruned tree looks just like cartoon character

It's Ren and Stumpy: Pruned branches look just like cartoon character Tree resembles cartoon dog from popular series The Ren & Stimpy Show | UPDATED: 20:24 GMT, 19 December 2012 One is a newly-pruned tree, the other is Ren, a cartoon Chihuahua from the popular Ren & Stimpy Show.

Jack Rooke: Football-mad boy denied surgery to help him walk, despite living just miles from specialist hospital

Football-mad boy, 4, denied surgery to help him walk, despite just living seven miles from specialist hospital that could treat him Jack suffers from spastic cerebral palsy, meaning muscle tightness in his legs makes it impossible for him to walkAn operation that cuts the faulty nerves in the spine could improve his conditionHowever, his NHS Trust has refused to fund it, despite Jack only living seven miles from the specialist hospital that performs the surgery | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 A football-mad four-year-old boy has been refused an operation to enable him to walk and play his favourite sport due to an NHS postcode lottery. Jack Rooke suffers from cerebral palsy but a procedure available at a hospital just seven miles away could make a dramatic difference to his life. His family have now launched an appeal to raise 35,000 to pay for the surgery privately after his local NHS trust refused to provide funding.