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Bride Lizzie Griffiths Postpones Wedding So Pet Lizard George Can Get Chemotherapy

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File photo of a bearded dragon.
File photo of a bearded dragon.

Call her the anti-bridezilla.

A British woman postponed her wedding so she could use the money to treat her cancer-stricken pet lizard.

Forced to choose between her man and her scaly reptile's health, Lizzie Griffiths chose the latter. The 25-year-old schoolteacher from the London area paid approximately $4,700 so George, her bearded dragon, could get chemotherapy for tumors in his face.

"George will always come first." Griffiths told the Sun. "I fell in love with George the minute I saw him and knew I'd do anything to look after him properly."

The chemo was hailed as a success. George is in remission. It was also an unprecedented procedure on a bearded dragon in Great Britain, according to reports in the country's tabloids.

But Griffiths doesn't have the money to tie the knot with her fiance.

Chris Fisher, who's been in a relationship with Griffiths for 10 years, understood the warm affection that Griffiths has for a cold-blooded creature.

"They have a special bond," Fisher told Metro If he sits on me, he will just wriggle about. When he's with Lizzie, he's so calm – it's like he knows she saved him."

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