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Helen Sanders CatPAWS: Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Surgery for a kitten with nerve damage who needed that arm removed to live comfortably

Our small rescue has been inundated with cats and kittens saved from shelters this year, several of whom needed expensive surgeries. We are so grateful for this assistance!

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We rescued this kitten, whom we named Sugar Ray, from a public shelter. He had extensive, irreparable nerve damage in his right forearm. The arm dragged on the floor and he developed a sore and potentially life-threatening systemic infection. After consulting with a couple of veterinarians, the only option was to remove the forearm so he could live a comfortable life. He is still a friendly, happy boy who wants and deserves a forever home!

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