Need help with mounting vet and hospital bills

Since early October 2020, my sweet little girl, Patches scratched her cornea.  We are not sure how she did it but it was pretty bad.  She has been going to the Vet each and every week for treatment and care.  On Thanksgiving morning her eye took a turn for the worst.  She had a lesion/blister on her eye.  She was rushed to the Vet that Friday for care.  The lesion was removed but her eye still did not look good.  She wouldn't eat any food but she was still drinking some water.  Her vet had me continue with her eye drops and see what happened over the next few days.  On Tuesday morning, her eye looked the worst that I have seen it and she was rushed to the Emergency Vet Hospital.

I was given the sad and horrible news that she had to have her eye removed.  The infection was severe and she had ruptured her cornea.  She had a high fever and was severely dehydrated.  The hardest thing a puppy mom ever had to say to the vet eye surgeon was they had my permission to remove her eye!!!

All the money raised will go directly to paying her huge vet bills.  In just 24 hours, her vet bill for care, surgery and staying in the ICU  is almost $4000.00  I don't even know what the final bill will be as she is still in the vet hospital receiving IV fluids, IV anti inflammatory meds, IV pain medication and IV anti-biotics.  Her vet bills for October and November are almost at $1000.00  I just can't imagine what continued care and medication she will need.

Patches was a rescue dog and I have had her just a little over 9 yrs now....she is the love of our lives.  She is such a good girl and full of love.  She is loved by all.  

I would be so grateful of any donation that you can give.  I know how hard the holiday time is for all of us.  Any amount  you can donate would help bring my girl back to good health and finally be happy and pain free.

Thank you to all and Happy Holidays,

Maureen and Patches

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  • Patricia sanchez 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Jean Braatz  
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Teresa Arellanes 
    • $40 
    • 1 mo
  • Kelly LaChapelle 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Pat Lobbes 
    • $30 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

Maureen McDonald 
Organizer
Philadelphia, PA
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