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Rescue Animals in Need: Emergency Medical Grant Report

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

The funds were used to pay for tail amputation surgery for our kitten Dory.

Dory was able to get the lifesaving procedure she needed.

How many pets did this grant help?


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

Dory was rescued from an open-intake shelter as a 12-week-old kitten by RAIN. During her examination, it was discovered that Dory’s tail had been completely broken off internally from the rest of her spine. This meant she was not be able to move it, causing pain and open sores on her rear legs and rectal areas. Now that she has had the tail-amputation procedure, she is living a pain-free life and is just waiting for her forever home. Meet her:

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