Jodie Marsh reveals her nostril is ‘hanging open’ after struggling nasty animal chew on her farm


JODIE Marsh’s nostril was left “hanging open” after being bitten by a wild animal on her farm.

The previous glamour mannequin – who now runs an animal sanctuary – was attacked by a genet as she was treating it for an an infection.

Jodie Marsh's nose is bandaged up after being bitten by a ganet


Jodie Marsh’s nostril is bandaged up after being bitten by a ganet
She had to get stitches after her nose was left 'hanging off'


She needed to get stitches after her nostril was left ‘hanging off’

The carnivore that is cat-like with an extended physique clawed at Jodie’s face and left her needing stitches.

Posting a video on Instagram, Jodie mentioned: “Usually I say it isn’t as unhealthy because it seems, however that is worse.

“I bought bitten badly on the nostril, actually badly.

“I used to be giving the genet an injection of antibiotics as a result of her tail has puss and she or he bit me.”

Regardless of her harm, Jodie selected to not go to hospital – and as an alternative despatched her accomplice Mark out to purchase butterfly stitches.

She mentioned: “I am not going to A&E, completely no approach. I am updated on my tetanus, so it is high quality. I am too busy to go to A&E.

“Mark’s gone to get butterfly stitches as a result of the highest of my nostril is gaping vast open.

“In order that’s a very good search for New Yr’s Eve.

“I am high quality. It hurts, however I am high quality.

“That is the perils of working with animal rescues.”

Explaining extra about what occurred, Jodie added: “We have a really untame, unfriendly genet who has an an infection and must be handled every day. Tonight she bought the hump.

“The pores and skin is hanging open. It isn’t fairly.”

Jodie then shared extra movies from her buddy’s home the place she had her nostril stitched again up and bandaged by the nurse.

She then hung out on the cellphone to the NHS 111 line in the course of the evening, trying to get antibiotics.

“They had been all laughing at me as a result of they mentioned they’d by no means ever heard anybody name up and say ‘I have been bitten by a genet’,” Jodie laughed.

Fripps Farm has been going from energy to energy since opening in 2020.

At a earlier website in Chelmsford, she had round 350 animals, together with meerkats, sheep, emus, birds, rabbits and even a child deer.

Since then, Fripps has additionally develop into a CIC (Group Curiosity Firm), which has similarities to having charity standing, and means it’s formally recognised as being a “service to the group,” and might obtain donations and assist with funding. 

The sanctuary now has over 600 animals, together with “masses and a great deal of geese,” greater than 20 equines, meerkats, skunks and much more exotics – together with a loud parrot that squawks all through our interview.


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