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West Coast Dog and Cat Rescue: Emergency Medical Grant Report

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

We had requested help for Bumblebee, who needed an MRI, but at his second visit, the vet found that the phenobarbital he was on was doing the job.

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How many pets did this grant help?


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

Luna (first and second photos) had been rescued after being unceremoniously dumped outside after the couple had a baby. She was severely malnourished and almost hairless. The vet diagnosed her with a severe flea allergy and put her on medicine. She was placed in a loving foster home, where she ate voraciously! After several months of care, her hair had grown back in and she was a healthy weight. She found her forever home with a woman who pampers her.

Lumpy (third and fourth photos) was just a tiny kitten when it was discovered he had a hernia. It was a gamble to wait, but we had to since he was so small. He finally gained enough weight that he was able to tolerate the surgery and is healthy and happy now. Hernia surgeries are very expensive and without the Petfinder Foundation’s help, it would have been a challenge to pay for.

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