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Outcast Rescue: Emergency Medical Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

For baby Marshall’s medical expenses

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

This grant enabled us to pay the balance from his emergency care, which required amputation surgery and hospitalization afterwards.

How many pets did this grant help?

1

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

Marshall was just a 6-week-old pup when his owner surrendered him to the SPCA with a severely swollen leg that had been left untreated. Marshall’s leg was shattered, requiring emergency surgery to remove it. Because he had been an “only child” and was taken away from his mom too soon, we knew he needed a special home with another dog to show him the ropes. Marshall recovered and went to foster where there were other dogs in the home. Marshall was just adopted after 10 weeks in our care.

Outcast Rescue: Emergency Medical Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

The grant funds were used to pay for part of Gesa’s hospital stay.

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

The medical expenses for Gesa were in excess of $6,000. This grant helped us to pay some of the expense fairly quickly.

How many pets did this grant help?

1

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

In September we saw a video floating around Facebook of a senior gal at a shelter who was clearly suffering. We immediately put out a request for a foster. Gesa, meaning strength and power, was brought to our emergency vet, where she was placed in isolation to be examined. As we suspected, she had pneumonia, but we didn’t expect it was going to be as bad as it was. She had bilateral pneumonia in both lungs and all fields. Her little body was filled with scars and it appeared she’d recently had a litter of pups.

The severe case of pneumonia had developed after she acquired an upper-respiratory infection at the shelter. She spent days in the hospital, dependent on oxygen. After several weeks of antibiotics, nebulizer treatments and rest, we are happy to say that she has fully recovered. She is now in search of her forever home. If you are looking for a middle-aged (7- to 8-year-old) love who enjoys the company of people and other dogs and would do anything for treats, check out our chocolate diva. She will melt your heart like a sweet Hershey’s kiss. Meet Gesa here.

Outcast Rescue: Sponsor a Pet Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

We put the $90 sent to Outcast Rescue towards the purchase of microchips for the dogs.

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

Microchipping is an important part of our process. All chips are registered once implanted.

How many pets did this grant help?

9

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

We microchipped one of the dogs we took in from New Jersey’s largest hoarding case. Spinner is just one of the dogs who was helped.

Outcast Rescue: Senior Pet Adoption Grants Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

Adoption fee and supplements for our senior dog Suky

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

Outcast Rescue will waive Suky’s adoption fee of $275 and provide the adopter with arthritis supplements and Omega-3 for six months (Dasuquin is $75 per month and Welactin Omega is $24 per month).

How many pets did this grant help?

1

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

While has not been officially adopted, she does have an approved application and a meet scheduled for next week. From her Petfinder profile: “Meet senior gal Suky! This gentle old girl was surrendered to a shelter and we were able to help her out by giving her a warm home to sleep in until she is adopted. Suky is 10 years old and is currently being treated for Lyme disease. She has some arthritis in her hind legs, as expected of any dog this age. Suky is very friendly and loving. She is housebroken and crate trained. She is good with other dogs and cats.” Meet Suky here.

Outcast Rescue: Emergency Medical Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

Funding was used for a dog named Olaf who was struck by a car and left to die on someone’s lawn. Olaf had several thousands of dollars in treatments and testing, including a CT scan and an MRI.

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

This grant enabled us to do testing that we otherwise would have struggled to afford.

How many pets did this grant help?

1

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

Olaf was found on a lawn after being struck by a car and left to die. Outcast Rescue helped him get out of the shelter and to the hospital for much-needed treatment. Olaf had more than 10 fractures in his skull, some being displaced and actively bleeding, as well as a dislocated leg. Olaf underwent extensive treatment, including the placement of a feeding tube. After three weeks of no improvement, an MRI was performed where the results were devastating: Olaf’s brain and spinal cord had severe swelling and hydrocephalus. After consulting with our team of veterinarians, it was decided the kindest thing to do was to humanely euthanize him. We were all by his side and are beyond heartbroken over the outcome.

Outcast Rescue: Emergency Medical Grant Report

What was the money or product used for?

This Emergency Medical Grant was used for Samantha’s emergency hospital care and amputation surgery.

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

This grant helped us to cover some of the hospital expenses accrued during Samantha’s hospital stay.

How many pets did this grant help?

1

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

Samantha’s story is one that is just shy of a miracle. Samantha, who is an approximately 1-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, was struck by a train in front of her owners. Her injuries were too much for them to handle and they surrendered her to a high[-intake] shelter. Outcast Rescue saved her and immediately brought her to the hospital, where she was treated for her injuries. She had her front leg amputated as it was too damaged to fix. Samantha then went into foster care, where she recovered.

Now here is where yet another miracle happened. A few weeks after surgery, Samantha’s body started changing. Because she couldn’t undergo anesthesia for several weeks after having her leg removed, her spay was delayed. With Samantha’s ever-growing midsection, she was seen by our vet for an ultrasound. Samantha was indeed pregnant — and more than halfway through. This past Monday, after undergoing an emergency C-section, she welcomed two baby boys: Sebastian and Stanley. Samantha was also spayed during her C-section. Samantha has an adoptive home that is patiently waiting for her once she has finished nursing her babies.