After Pee Wee’s matching gift, another amazing donor stepped up to the challenge to help us save a special kitten – Mel.
Donations made for little Mel will be matched up to $3,000!
This week, our friends at animal control rescued a tiny, three-month old kitten who was lying on the shoulder of a busy highway. The tabby, so small and dirty, was barely visible against the grey asphalt, but it was her struggling movements that caught the sight of an alert Animal Control officer. The little cat was trying to walk, but she could only manage to crawl by pulling with her front paws and dragging her rear legs. She may have been hit by a car or thrown from the window of a moving car, but in any case, she was injured, in trouble, and in pain. Someone had left her to die, and she wouldn’t survive long in the cruel environment of the highway. Still, the tiny creature showed a lot of spirit with her desperate attempts to crawl, and she caught the heart of her rescuer.
Animal control picked her up, named her Mel, and called Furkids to help save her life. Furkids rushed the kitten to the an animal hospital, where they have been keeping her stable and helping her recover while they develop a plan of action for her injuries.
DONATE NOW TO MEL’S CARE
Today, the little kitten is eating and able to stand up, but she can not walk due to her injuries. Right now she is too weak to receive the surgery needed to help her walk on all fours. Our focus right now is getting her comfortable and strong enough to endure surgery.
The great news is we have a donor who will match your donations, up to $3,000, if you donate before year end. It doesn’t matter what amount you donate. It matters only that you donate something. When you do, your donation will be doubled. But that’s only if you donate during the next several days.
Know that your action this holiday season will start Mel on her journey to grow up to be a happy, healthy adult cat. Thank you for helping Furkids.
P.S. Pee Wee, our emergency dog last week, is doing well thanks to generous donors and support. He is on the mend and actually heading to foster care today for recovery.