My name is Elizabeth Coley. I am trying to raise money for my cousin Emily's cat, Sebastian. Emily is training night and day to be a teacher and currently lives away from home. Her cats, Sebastian and Nicodemus, stay at her childhood home with her parents, my aunt and uncle, Trudy and Paul. My aunt and uncle have fallen on very hard times - my aunt suffers from fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and COPD to name a few. My uncle has his own medical bills as he has Diabetes, is blind in one eye, and has a very bad back. They can't get around too much and most of their money is tied up in medical bills. Their cat, Sebastian, developed this growth on his chin years back. I had him examined by a vet and she recommended surgery to remove it. The only problem with that is, the surgery plus the bloodwork required to approve surgery will total to roughly $1,000.00. They do not have pet insurance. This growth frequently bursts open and has to be gently squeezed to remove the fluid. The growth doesn't seem to be terminal, however, as you can see, it greatly affects his daily life. It's harder for him to be comfortable, to play, to eat, to drink, or to even bathe himself. I know this is a hard time for all of us, so I wanted to thank you for reading and giving us a chance. I worry about this kitty and want so badly to get him that surgery. The surgeon is someone I trust very much as Sebastian is 16 years old. He appears to have a lot of life left in him as he is still very affectionate and playful. Thank you for any help you can provide, God bless!