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The Cat House on the Kings: Shelter+ Challenge Grant Report

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

We used the $1,000 for the ongoing care of the cats and kittens in our rescue and sanctuary: vet bills, food and litter all cost money!

The grant helped us because we recently had 6 cats dumped over our fence ~ ill with infection and blind. Your grant helped cover vet care costs and other costs (food, etc.) for them and many like them.

How many pets did this grant help?

6 blind cats benefitted from this grant, in addition to the other 1,000 cats in our sanctuary and rescue.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

When our employees arrived for work at 5am they found a box that had been thrown over the fence with 4 kittens and 2 6month old cats. All the cats had upper respatory infections and horriable eye infections, their eyes were crusted over. Because of this grant we were able to provide for these 6 kitties by sending them to the Vet to get expert care. As it turns out all of the kitties seem to have a genetic sight issues, they have very little sight. All of the kitties are healty now, they have been spayed/neutered and 3 of them have homes already waiting for them.

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