Fire victim & homeless cats

  Barbara Cisco, an animal lover and dedicated volunteer at the Florida Humane Society in Pompano Beach, Florida was injuredrushing back into her house to try to save her beloved cats during a fierce house fire in Deerfield Beach.  She had to be airlifted to a burn unit in Miami. Two cats died in the fire. Three were rescued and were taken to local animal hospitals. 

Her good friends at the Florida Humane Society are overseeing the needs of Barbara and her remaining cats. Four cats are still missing and they have been setting traps for them at her house to try to catch them so they can care for them.

Barbara's house is destroyed. and she has nothing left, not even clothing.  The cats are her world. She took them in because they were homeless and no one wanted them, and now she and the the surviving cats are homeless. I'm Bonnie Vanak and I live in the same neighborhood as Barbara in Deerfield Beach.  I started this fund to help her with everything she and her pets will need, including clothing, food, temporary place to live and medical care and food for the cats.  All funds raised through this campaign will go to Barbara Cisco.  

If you wish to donate directly to Florida Humane Society for Barbara Cisco, please earmark your donation in Barbara's name. Here is their website:

Thank you.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Bonnie Vanak 
Deerfield Beach, FL
Rosie Burgess Auer 
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