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You may have seen this diary last evening about Mayrose's cat Slate. We thought that we had all the funds; however mayrose spoke to the surgical vet today and they are now quoting $2800. As of 3PM Eastern, we were at $2,221. Without this surgery, Slate will die. Please, if you are able, go to this link and help save Slate.

For those of you unfamiliar with the story, here it is:

My sweet Slatey needs a bladderstone operation and the price for this surgery is $2000. Without it he will will die because he can't pee. Bladderstones fill up the bladder and block the urethra. They are hard like sand and only the little ones can pass. He was just about 10 months old when I brought him home from the shelter nd he has become a huge part of my life. He wants to be near me whatever I'm doing. At feeding time he wants to sit on my lap and thank me before he eats. Slatey is so gentle that he lets my dog Quinn slobber all over him and just purrs more. He is only 6 years old, far too young to go.
I'm trying to find a good surgeon that is not so expensive, but it is a very delicate surgery. I'm not being specific out of respect for the sensitivities of the men that may visit this site. I am retired and on a fixed income. And I also work a part time job to pay the rest. I've just paid more than I could afford for his first visits and medications and the surgery is just impossible for me.
THIS is the cat that you will be saving.

2:55 PM PT: OK, looks like we made the goal. NOT removing the diary, in case someone else wants to help, and also to prove how wonderful everyone here really is. Thank you so very much.


Originally posted to PWB Peeps on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 02:16 PM PDT.

Also republished by Kossacks helping each other, Community Fundraisers, Positive Intention and Lovingkindness, and J Town.

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