WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Dear Animal Lovers,
We are reaching out for your help. Beautiful, five-year-old Isabella is in desperate need of surgery! The cost of surgery will cost between $2500 – $3000. Donations required (and much appreciated). Please help us save her life!
It was during her spay operation the Vet discovered the trauma to Isabella’s hind end. Usually, during spay surgery, the team will straighten an animal’s legs, allowing them greater access to carry out the procedure. They could not bend or stretch either of Isabella’s back legs – at all.
X-rays were performed, and the extent of her injuries was discovered; both hips were badly broken. The orthopedic surgeon determined that surgery was required for her to have a good quality of life.
At this time, the veterinarian has prescribed medication which, cannot be used long-term as it will cause other issues including organ failure.
Isabella needs surgery, and we need your support to make that happen!
Georgina Feral Cat Committee is an organization that focuses on TNR efforts to reduce the overpopulation of feral cats in the community. The organization fosters, rehomes, and provides medical care for cats, and their kittens that are born before they have had the opportunity to spay or neuter the adult cats in feral colonies.
Overpopulation is a concern in most communities. These efforts require human resources and significant funds to make a difference. Although this case is outside their usual practice, Georgina Feral Cat Committee did not want to see Isabella euthanized, believing that ‘All Lives Matter.’
We just had to try to help her and cannot use funds that have been earmarked and raised for TNR efforts (Trap, Neuter, and Return)
There is a solution, but it costs money. Please donate today – every little will make a difference to Isabella and the feral cats being cared for by this organization.
We believe that, at one point, Isabella was a beloved family pet that found her way outside and was hit by a car. The trauma to her hind end is severe and will require significant surgery on both hips. As a result of the injury, and despite the option of having surgery, Isabella has arthritis which will require long-term medical treatment.
When I first met Isabella at the animal shelter where she had been residing for more than four months, she was so utterly terrified, and, as we now know, in such pain, I was unable to open her cage without having her hiss and lash out and scratch me. Thankfully, Georgina Feral Cat Committee saw the determination demonstrated by this little cat and agreed to request the shelter sign her over to their care.
Isabella wants to live!
During the three weeks that Isabella has been in my care, I have seen a significant improvement in her disposition. Her eyes look at me softly, and she is relaxed and comfortable. Initially, Isabella would not come out of her hide-a-box for treats, but clearly, she enjoyed them as they were all gone when I next visited. It didn’t take long until Isabella would come right out for her treats and would remain out of hiding to eat her meals (full meals when at first, she barely ate).
Isabella has found her little voice and can be quite chatty. I see hope in her eyes and hear the gratitude in her voice. Isabella’s personality is starting to show. She is a cheeky madam, tapping my fingertips as if to say ‘you can drop those right there, thank you.’ I can’t wait to see what other traits she shares with us in the near future.
I will continue to work with Isabella over the next few weeks. However, even though Isabella is finally receiving medical treatment for the pain, this isn’t a long-term solution as she cannot be treated with strong pain medication for the rest of her life.
It is clear that, with pain management, love and patience, she is starting to trust again. I can’t wait to see how much her personality shines once she has had the necessary surgery to relieve her from extensive pain.
Your support will give Isabella the opportunity to enjoy a good life. Please help her to get the surgery she needs to be able to thrive in a loving home.
Isabella is a fighter, and we believe she deserves to be comfortable and experience love, again. She deserves a chance! Please, help us help Isabella. Donate today!
Email transfer or PayPal payments accepted by Georgina Feral Cat Committee email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Georgina Feral Cat Committee
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