A GoFundMe for Baby

Cassidy and Baby on Tybee Island.
Cassidy and Baby on Tybee Island.

Maybe it’s all the love you’ve sent, but Baby is really responding! They had decided not to see the oncologist because Baby seemed in such poor shape and they just didn’t have the money, but now that she’s eating well and is active with little medical assistance the vet thinks she’s a good candidate for some other treatments. When she was a kitten, Baby fought off whatever virus was trying to kill her, and maybe she can have some more time before this cancer can really move on her.

Cassidy worked at a day care all summer to pay for her phone and car insurance during the school year so she doesn’t have to work during her senior year (she wants to go to medical school, this is a critical year), but all that money paid for Baby’s care, and Jennifer just left her day job to start her own business, she’s a single mom, and already paid out as much as she can afford, and the rest of the family has helped as much as they can. Any donation will help to reimburse them and possibly carry Baby into a few more months. As always, if you let me know you’ve donated, I’ll be glad to send you a gift certificate!

The photo above is gorgeous and I’m envious! My niece took it on the trip to Tybee Island to see the sunrise. Since then Baby has had mostly good days and is quite active, in fact, more than she was before now that the genie is out of the bottle. She loves to visit the back yard—and give everyone heart attacks when she disappears under the fence. Who thought she’d even be interested? But she’s weaned off the appetite stimulants and the pain relievers, and even though they can see the progress of the mass in her face she isn’t reacting with either pain or lethargy. She had had some breathing difficulty initially, but that hasn’t increased at all since she was diagnosed. Some pill forms of chemotherapy can help to slow the progress of a mass, and therapies like acupuncture and even CBD, or cannabis oil, for pets can help with pain.

Here is the original story of Cassidy and Baby: http://thecreativecat.net/rescue-story-no-ill-wait-2/

Here is the link to the fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/help-cassidy-amp-baby Thanks for whatever you can donate, or just send love. That’s been working pretty well so far.

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