FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR KITTEN
Please help Scooter!
Scooter, a 10 week old kitten, comes to F.A.T. Cat Haven instead of being euthanized. He was born in July with deformed, paralyzed hind legs and his hips never developed. He was unable to use them and scooted on his bottom – thus the name “Scooter”. We knew that he was going to be a challenge and require special care and have some special needs. He is a very rambunctious, happy, playful, loving kitten and doesn’t seem to know that there is anything different or wrong with him. Just like any kitten.
His back legs got in his way, from getting into a potty box to eating. They were actually a danger to him. They got caught on everything and were in danger of being broken as he “scooted” around on his bottom and tried to climb. So off to the vet he went for some advice. Bloodwork was done to make sure he was healthy, then last week at 4 months old he had a double amputation. Surgery was a success and Scooter came home with lots of stitches and staples in the small stumps that were left. He did awesome for a week than last night we noticed a small hole in the skin on one leg stump and made an appointment to have him seen this morning. By the time we arrived at the vets there was also a large split in the skin at the end of that stump caused from the swelling. He will be spending the next couple days with the vet getting fixed up, but he assured us that Scooter will be fine.
Scooters back end never developed properly so his testicles have never dropped which will mean another serious surgery later to get them removed or they will become cancerous.
Our little guy just purrs through it all. This has really been a financial hardship but he is so worth it. Please find it in your heart to help him by sending your tax deductible donation to:
F.A.T. Cat Haven
P. O. Box1751
Crescent City, CA 95531
Tax ID 68-0485301
No donation is too small. We hope you enjoy his video and photos and fall in love with him like we did.