PDA! My Cat Gus Needs Heart Surgery!

Hi everyone, my name is Austen and I have a huge favor to ask of you. Yesterday morning, I found out that my cat, Gus, has a congenital cardiovascular disease that is life-threatening. His condition is called Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA). The good news is that it can be resolved through surgery! However, that surgery is very expensive. Far too expensive for me to afford alone; $4,600, to be exact. While I certainly don't expect to run into the kind of generosity that could pay for the operation in full, I do ask that you consider donating anything you're able - whether that's $1 or $100. My goal is to try and raise as much money in donations as possible, while I work my peach off to try and afford the rest. Thank you so very much for your kindness and generosity.


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Austen Ortiz 
Kansas City, MO
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