Hope Needs Us

Hope became sick on October 2, 2018 with a fever. She was taken to Blue Pearl in Tampa Fl for treatment.She spent the night and was released on October 3, 2018 with medicines. All tests at the time ultrasound and bloodwork were all normal other than low platelets and WBCS. Hope than was seen by Dr. Presnell at Santa Fe Animal Hospital for follow up bloodwork on October 4, 2018.It revealed WBCS normal and platelet still low. Fever still remained. Hope was taken to Parkway Emergency Clinic in Lakeland on Thursday Evening due to labored breathing.More XRays revealed no changes. Attributed it to meds. We returned to Blue Pearl on Tuesday afternoon as Hope was vomiting and not eating.Her joints began to swell and more tests were done all coming back negative.A biopsy of Hopes joints has revealed Immune Mediated Arthritis. She is in ICU at Blue Pearl being monitored.We appreciate any and all donations to help Hope overcome this that is causing her to be sick.All donations are tax deductible. Hope is a fighter as she has already overcome so much.
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Leigh Sockalosky 
Wauchula, FL
Hardee Animal Rescue Team Inc 
Registered nonprofit
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