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Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren (PAAW): Emergency Medical Grant Report

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

PAAW is very thankful for the grant money received! The grant money helped PAAW pay for above-and-beyond medical expenses for two animals taken into PAAW's care. The first is Lola, a dog who was a stray. The grant helped pay for Lola's multiple trips to the vet and her X-rays. The second animal is Kitty, a cat surrendered to PAAW. The grant money was used to pay for her surgery (see story below).

This grant allowed PAAW to be able to provide the extra medical care needed for Lola and Kitty. PAAW accepts all animals into the rescue, even if they are going to have large medical expenses. With the Petfinder Foundation's grant, we were able to help provide necessary medical care to animals in foster and get them adopted into their furever home! The money helps us keep helping animals in need!!

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

Kitty was a cat who was adopted from PAAW six years ago, but had been having “leaking” problems since shortly after she was adopted. The family surrendered her when they got new furniture and couldn’t deal with the leaking anymore. We took her back in and had anal-gland surgery on her to remove her anal glands, so she no longer leaks. She is a beautiful chubby brown-and-white tabby girl who is just as sweet as can be.

Lola the dog was a stray. After going into foster care, we noticed her limping and the vet determined she had a fractured front leg. Initially the vet thought she would need surgery, but after several visits to the vet and X-rays, the vet decided to not do surgery and let her heal without it. The grant helped pay for Lola’s multiple trips to the vet and her X-rays.

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