Sam I Am

Pet Patrol is a volunteer-run, non-profit cat rescue organization in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. All our cats are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and any health concerns are addressed before they are available for adoption. Please visit our website for more information about our charity.

Have you ever seen a sadder, more malnourished and defeated looking cat. That's me...Sam.
This is what cats look like when they have been abandoned and left to fend for themselves without
survival skills, shelter or anyone who cares. I started my life in a home with people I trusted to
take care of me. They raised me from a kitten but in all that time I never saw a vet. I was
allowed to be indoor/outdoor (probably because once I matured and still not neutered I was
pretty stinky) and I roamed around outside, but never too far. I knew where my warm house
was and food, everything I ever wanted. But one day my people just up and moved. They
were gone and I was left behind, not invited to go along - I have the feeling that I was now an
inconvenience and they stopped caring for me. So I found myself going from door to door
begging for food and finding shelter from the wind and rain under muddy decks and sometimes garden sheds. Over time I became frightened of noises and sudden movements because I had been a target for predators and people. No one wanted me around and my heart
was broken. Life was a daily struggle. Finally after eight long, cold winters I felt I had had
enough and started to stick around one house in particular. The nice lady there fed me daily
and although I did not have proper shelter, my food and water dishes were in a covered box to
keep the snow out. I knew I was in poor health and would not survive the winter. Finally a
young woman took note of me and I was enticed into a humane trap and brought into Pet
Patrol care. They recognized my need to be seen by the vet and good nutrition was needed
as well. I am underweight, matted, have ear mites, scratches on my skin, an eye infection and
a mouth full of bad teeth. I am a mess. I am hoping that Pet Patrol will be able to give me all
the care I need to be a happy and healthy cat again, and be able to live out my years in comfort and with love. Would you be able to donate to my recovery campaign as it will make me
smile and purr, which I have not done for many, many years.

Please add this campaign to your Facebook Page. Thanks!


Jan S.
Waterloo, ON
The Pet Patrol (Elmira) Inc
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically tax deductible in Canada.

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