Help save Kevin’s life

Closed Cause page created in the Animals category by Karen Shaw

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  • He’s home!     27 January 2018
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    Hi everyone!

    This will hopefully be the last update on Kevin, we have him home now after surgery, and we couldn’t be happier or more grateful to all you kind people who’ve helped make this possible! He’s had a plate put into his leg, and we will keep up with the therapy to help it heal correctly, the vet was really optimistic..

    We go back to Massey in about 5 weeks for a check up X-ray to see how it’s doing.

    Again, thank you thank you thank you! Without your support the outcome would of been very different.. if anyone is local (Levin) and wants to meet up with me and Kevin, we’d be happy to do so!

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  • Terms accepted      05 January 2018

    Hi everyone, here’s another update on Kevin..

    So after speaking again with the hospital (Massey) and having shown them the givealittle page, they are assured that money is coming in and they are confident to proceed with Kevin’s surgery!

    I’ve paid them now almost $2000 as deposit, they actually asked for more but I was able to convince them to go easy on us..

    So he’s going to have surgery today or tomorrow, depending on their schedule and Kevin’s pain levels.. hopefully his broken leg will be mended, they have to put a plate in, the fracture is just above his knee joint so recovery will be tricky, I’ll have to buy a crate to keep him confined once he’s allowed home, and I’ll have to do some reflex therapy to ensure it heals properly..

    Hopefully we can have him home by the start of next week if all goes well, I’ll do all I can to pay the bills to get him out, though we are still not confirmed on the exact cost.. and it’s definitely going to leave us strapped for cash.

    I’m trying to sell my car this week, and also my partner is hard out looking for roofing jobs (he’s certified and experienced) should anyone know of any opportunities.

    Thank you all again so much for your support and kind words, and I’ll keep you updated as always.

    Much love!

    Karen x

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  • Moved to university hospital     03 January 2018

    Kevin has now been moved from the local vets to the University hospital (Massey) in Palmerston North. They are keeping him well looked after in terms of pain relief whilst we wait for more x-rays and scans to be done.

    Massey have confirmed the cost for surgery will be around the $4500 mark, and could exceed that depending on how many days he must stay in their care.

    I am ever so grateful for all the response received so far, its given me great hope that my little guy will make it out of this mess, I will keep posting updates as they come in.

    Thank you all, kind people..

    Karen x

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