Help us with Dean's Veterinary Bill

28236126_15205240270_r.jpegDean was adopted out as a kitten but was returned years later due to a family member developing severe allergies to cats. He was again adopted out, this time by a gentleman who truly loved him. Dean was with him for years until the man became ill and was no longer able to care for him. He came back to the Adoption Center and had a difficult time adjusting after being an only cat in a loving home for years. Dean was a volunteer favorite but was often overlooked for adoption because he was no longer a young cat.

A woman came along who was interested in fostering. She fell in love with him and he claimed her as his Mom. We decided to let him be fostered on a permanent basis
because we felt that Dean certainly deserved to be the king in a loving home of his own. It has been a love match in his new home between him and his Mom. Unfortunately a few weeks ago, after only four months in his new home, his Mom noticed there was a neurological issue, he seemed to be blind and there was lameness on his left side. He was brought to Red Bank Veterinary Hospital where it was discovered that he had a brain tumor. We were told that this tumor was probably benign and although no tumors are good, this is the least harmful one for a cat to get.

We had three options-first was to euthanize Dean right then, second was to try to treat him with medication which probably would not give him a chance to live the life that he deserves or three to have the tumor removed. We opted for the third option even though we knew that this would be an expensive surgery. Dean had his surgery and is back in his foster home doing fine and being doted on by his Mom. We are asking if anyone has it in their heart to make a donation of any amount towards the high cost of his surgery, please do. It would be very much appreciated by everyone at Angel PAWS and of course by Dean and his Mom.

Angel PAWS is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to relieving the suffering of and finding permanent homes for stray, abandoned and homeless animals.

Donations

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  • Nan Gurzo 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
  • MICHAEL MCBRIDE 
    • $50 
    • 36 mos
  • Heather Marko 
    • $20 
    • 37 mos
  • Catherine Kunie 
    • $20 
    • 37 mos
  • Lois Logosso  
    • $25 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer

Angel Paws 
Organizer
Colonia, NJ
Angel Pets Animal Welfare Society, Inc. (Angel Paws) 
Registered nonprofit
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