A Special Cat in Need of Help

Second Chance for Strays is looking for anyone who can help our cute cat Garek recover from his injuries. We desperately need donations and support for this loving little guy!

Our little Survivor Garek is in need of your help!

When our little Garek was born in September 2012, he didn’t have a Mom to nurse him and care for his and his sibling’s needs. Being so little, his siblings of course didn’t know the difference between Mom’s tummy and poor little Garek’s private parts.

Nursing was the only thing that mattered and unfortunately for Garek it resulted in an abscess, abnormal penile growth and scar tissue to form which stopped him from being able to urinate normally. His little body responded by making a tiny hole in his tummy that allowed for some of the urine to be dispersed. When we realized what had happened, the decision was made to immediately contact a specialist and see about helping our little survivor as quickly as possible. Garek deserves to live a long and healthy life and the specialist was able to repair all the damage that was done.

Our sweet little bottle fed baby was on the road to recovery when his Foster Mom noticed that his tail was hanging limp and showing hair loss. He was immediately rushed back to the doctor who stated that his tail is broken and is dying and needs to be amputated which will happen the first week of January 2013. Hopefully this should end his streak of bad luck and he will have a chance to grow up to be a healthy young kitty boy.

Unfortunately the rescue operation came at an understandably steep price for the specialized surgery and facility costs (over $900!), not including the amount for the tail surgery, a bill our animal rescue organization cannot afford. We are trying to raise the money to pay the bill and that is where we need your help. Any donation, no matter how big or small would be greatly appreciated. Your generosity makes our efforts to offer even special needs kitties like Garek a good life and a forever home.

Please give freely and make sure to note that your donation is for Garek’s medical bill.

How to Donate:


Please make donations payable to:
Second Chance for Strays, Inc.

Mail to:
Second Chance for Strays, Inc.
PO Box 5032
Clearwater, Fl. 33758

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