Fundraiser For Mathew

$747 of $800 goal
Given by 16 generous donors in 4 weeks

SURGERY FUNDRAISER FOR MATHEW! Mathew has just had a full amputation of his right rear leg after being found with an accidental amputation.

Auckland

We received a call from a local business in 2014 about 2 stray cats living on their premises. They were happy to continue feeding them, and the cats were safe and happy. We desexed and microchipped them both, and returned them. But unfortunately one disappeared straight away....

Turn forward 4 years - we received a call from the SPCA saying one of our cats had been taken in. Screening out database for his microchip we were absolutely amazed it was him!!! He had suffered an accidental amputation of one foot during that time, which was covered in open wounds, but obviously very old. We suspect he had caught his foot in a trap :-(

We took him to Millwater Vet who said he needed a full amputation otherwise he would suffer a lifetime of pain - so no questions asked he went in for immediate surgery.

Mathew has been a street cat all of his life. He is currently in foster care, but has never been inside a house, and the world is overwhelming for him. But - he is comfortable, pain free, and gaining confidence every day!

We are fundraising to cover his surgery costs needed to ensure he has a chance for a long, and happy life. He will stay in foster care with us until we can find a suitable and loving new home for him.

About us

Gutter Kitties is Auckland largest no-kill cat rescue. We focus our efforts on the rescuing of unsocialised street cats, which are hugely misunderstood.

A non-profit Charitable Trust, we rely entirely on donations and fundraising to do the endless work we do to make a difference to those with no voice.

Use of funds

Money raised is to pay off the veterinary bill for Mathews surgery.

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Nadia
Nadia on 23 Apr 2018
$50
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 23 Apr 2018
$10
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Guest Donor on 21 Apr 2018
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Jeannie
Jeannie on 21 Apr 2018
Good luck Matthew 😘 Glad you're warm and safe now xx
$25
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 21 Apr 2018
$50

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