Senior Furry Family - In Dire Straits

Hi I'm Fes.  I have 8 brothers and sisters and we're in a hot mess situation as we just lost our Dad and now are losing our home.  Our Dad Nandi was an amazing man who had a machine shop and spent his profits feeding and rescuing abused and abandoned cats & dogs. He rented a space above his shop for myself and my 2 brothers and sister to live. He was caring for his mother with dementia so he couldn't bring us home right away. His mother passed on and he began plans for remodeling the house so there'd be space for us. He got sick though, and was diagnosed with lead poisoning and ALS.  He started treatment and seemed to be doing better but 10 days ago collapsed and died.  Dad was supposed to leave funds for our care and a directive so we could stay together at the house. He didn't. Dad's relatives said all of us have to go as soon as possible. They don't want us and aren't honoring his wishes. One of our Dad's friends, Julia who looked after us when Dad couldn't and really cares, has been buying our food and visits twice a day to help us. My brother Henry got sick this week and she took him to the vet which cost $190. Julia promised Dad she'd take care of us and make sure we find good homes but doesn't have the money to pay for our daily care which is why we're asking for help. Our siblings at home need to leave now. We're low maintenance but haven't managed to learn how to open cans of cat food on our own...or sweep the floor... otherwise we'd take care of ourselves... We're really smart and well behaved kitties, but one of our older brothers, Scooch, is not doing well and will need to go to a sanctuary. He loved our dad and has been depressed since he died. Sanctuary is the best place for him as he likes cats but not people. Sanctuary donations cost a lot. My brother Henry needs his teeth cleaned. Vet estimate is $550-$600. My sister Honey Gray -long haired gray tortie- takes medication for pancreatitis and stomatitis which costs $85 a month. She's elderly so we leave her alone. Sparky aka Mr. Personality - the black cat - and I could use a check up. We haven't been to the vet in a long time and dad never microchipped us. With the exception of Honey Gray, we're in good health. We mind our manners. We're active and love to play with each other and our humans. We especially love to play with rolls of cheap paper towels.  We get along well with other cats and I even like mellow dogs.  I also like to ride in cars as long as I'm secured in a harness and get to look out the window! We've been in a commercial space for the last 4 years.  It'd be great to have a home where we have some space and can look outside, watch birds and squirrels, and be loved. We need help with money for medication, food, and supplies. Having this will help us get fosters who'd give us a place to live until we find new homes.  I'm really hoping to stay with my brothers, especially Henry, we were rescued together and have been best buds for 7 years. Sparky likes us but he likes ladies more... He would be okay on his own or in a home with another cat/kitten especially a girl.  While we're waiting for our new families, we're asking anyone who can help to donate - it's very appreciated! It's been really rough and we miss our Dad. Thank you for reading our story. I'll keep you updated: Fes, Henry, Sparky, Honey Gray, Chopper, Diesel, Scooch, Mitzi and Malle aka Felix        

Fundraising team (4)

Juli Farris
Redondo Beach, CA
Laurie McDonald Frasco
Team member
Lindy Bazan
Team member
Sharon Beringer
Team member

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