Cage-free Shelter Needed HELP!!

$2,300 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 46 people in 23 months
Becky Vaincourt
for Focus On Ferals Inc
 MALONE, NY

I am raising funds for my local animal welfare organization so they can provide a cage-free shelter for their special needs rescue kitties. They believe FIV and FeLV kitties deserve to live. Like many shelters do, this organization does NOT euthanize simply because felines test positive for FIV and/or FeLV. The immune system of some cats will combat the virus and some cats can combat the virus with T-cyte treatment.

Focus on Ferals is a 501c3 that was established in 2011. They are not government funded and rely on generous public donations from individuals like you so they can continue saving the lives of the forgotten felines. They are the only animal rescue organization in our small community, in northern NY, that focuses on the ferals, as well as, the stray and abandoned cats and kittens. They are an all-volunteer organization with 100% of donations going towards the welfare of the cats.

Their #1 focus, for any cat that is fortunate enough to cross their path, is the cat(s) well-being. They are a no-kill rescue and will go to any length to save a life. This is why their special needs kitty population has grown and will continue to grow.

They were fortunate to have an individual foster their special needs kitties for the past 5 years. Unfortunately, they recently lost this foster home, leaving the organization with several displaced positive cats, forced to live in cages, because the cats cannot be housed with the general population.

The organization is in need of a shelter to be able to house these displaced kitties in a cage-free environment. Since they have been displaced they have been living in cages, confused and depressed, and unfortunately, will need to continue to be caged until the organization can secure the funding to begin breaking ground in the spring for a building.

Please HELP my local animal welfare organization free cats like Apollo, Callie, Chance, Oreo and Taz, just to name a few, from living in a cage. The organization is a 501c3 so your donation is tax deductible. Please share this campaign, so together, we can help these cats live their life beyond the cage.

Your support and compassion for these cats is truly appreciated.

Tax ID #45-1713063
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3/9/17-We received a call from a concerned citizen of Malone about an hour ago. Individual had found "Annabelle" laying flat out on the side walk. When they picked her up to bring her inside her body was very cold. When the volunteer arrived to pick up Annabelle she could barely lift her head. She appeared to have mobility and feeling in her legs but could not sit or stand up. Very, very thin!! Once at the vet clinic it was determined that she is extremely dehydrated and has a respiratory infection. The vet clinic is drawing blood and evaluating Annabelle at the time of this posting. We are not sure of Annabelle's future at this point but please say a prayer for her.

3/10/17 UPDATE
We just spoke to NFVS about Annabelle. She made it through the night!! Vet believes the very low blood sugar, extreme dehydration, very thin body weight, fleas and an FIV+ test finally took a toll on her. She has been on fluids and meds to increase her blood sugar level. Dr. Robbin's said she was up this morning, eating and grumpy! Lol. She feels at this point she is going to be OK! Let's pray for the best!
Annabelle is just 1 of 4 positive cats we have rescued since we launched this Go Fund Me Campaign, hence 4 more reasons why Focus on Ferals needs to construct a shelter for these special kitties! Please DONATE and SHARE this campaign so we can give this growing number of special needs kitties an appropriate and enriching living environment. Thank you!
Annabelle (FIV+) found neary lifeless on the sidewalk, dehydrated, thin, cold, with low blood sugar!
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Please help us give these kitties a better living environment. Spring is right around the corner which means an influx of pregnant and nursing mothers like Deeva and her newborns (Born January 16). We will not have the capacity to take in cats like Deeva as long as our special needs kitties are occupying the cages. Please help us secure the funding to construct a building in the spring so Focus on Ferals can take in more cats like Deeva and her kits. Please DONATE and SHARE this campaign. For those who have donated thus far, your support is truly appreciated!!
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Check out this video! These cats are depressed and deserve a better life. We need your help! Please DONATE and SHARE if you haven't already.
They deserve better!
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$2,300 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 46 people in 23 months
Created January 8, 2017
Funds raised will benefit:
Focus On Ferals Inc
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Brainardsville, NY
EIN: 451713063
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DG
$25
Diana Grant
4 months ago
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Wish it was more. God bless!

$75
Anonymous
6 months ago
$75
Anonymous
6 months ago
VB
$20
Virginia Brady
10 months ago

Thanks for helping these dear animals.

DG
$20
Diana Grant
10 months ago

For the "special kitties"

$55
Anonymous
10 months ago
$20
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10 months ago
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