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LaurieR

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  1. Cindy, I like to picture that wonderful meeting of Bleyderbug and Tuckiebutt at the Bridge. In spite of my sadness, it makes me smile to think of them running and playing and having a great time, with no medical worries or physical constraints to slow them down. What a sweet image that is. Sending love and hugs to you, and kisses to Justice, Laurie
  2. Cindy, I'm so very very sad to read about Tucker. My heart is breaking with you and for you. Tuckie will be in our thoughts and our hearts always. Larry and I send our love to you. Laurie
  3. Louie Lyons - Kitty with Chylothorax

    Angels, Louie has $695 in donations and needs $449 more! If you are able to help him with a gift of any size, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd. Please note that your donation is for Louie Lyons. You can also make a direct donation via PayPal by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. Don't forget to include Louie's name. As always, thanks for your incredible generosity.
  4. Angels, we have another $50 matching challenge underway! Thank you so much to Steve (RESTNWOLF) for your incredible generosity in honor of your beloved Rocky. We just need another $9 donation to meet Steve's second matching challenge, and then he will send in $100 for his two matching challenges! To make a donation of any size, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd. You may also make a donation via PayPal by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. Please be sure to indicate Maggie Thomas when making your donation.
  5. Angels, Brownie has $235 in donations and needs $630 more. And thanks to Judy G, we have another $100 matching challenge underway! Thanks to all who have given so generously -- Brownie is getting closer to his goal. If you can help him with a gift of any size, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd. No amount is too small because it will be matched, up to $100! You may also make a direct donation via PayPal by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. When you donate, be sure to indicate "Brownie Peter."
  6. Boi Boi Etheridge needs his leg amputated.

    We received this message this morning from Boi Boi's vet: The surgery went very well, and he is comfortable this morning. He is taking his antibiotics and pain medication well, and had a good breakfast. This is great news! Hopefully Courtney will be here soon to give us an additional update. Thanks again to all of the amazing angels who gave so generously to Boi Boi.
  7. Introduction please help my Sara

    Please click here to visit Sara's thread.
  8. Sara is an 8-year old Labrador diagnosed with pyometra. She needed immediate ovariohysterectomy (spay) surgery yesterday to remove her infected ovaries and uterus. Thanks to the incredible generosity of IMOM's supporters, who make one-time or ongoing donations to our General Fund, IMOM was able to pledge $500 so that Sara could have immediate surgery. Here is what Sara's human mom had to say about her: She has been our companion, friend, body guard, swim partner and bed snuggler. She always attends our holidays and for how sick she is she still give lots of licks and love. She isn't ready to go to the rainbow bridge yet. Please help us.I hope we will hear an update from Sara's mom soon. Angels, thanks for making it possible for Sara to have her immediate life-saving surgery. We are grateful for your donations. We couldn't do this without you. If you're able to make a donation to our General Fund to help the next pet who comes to us in need of emergency treatment when there's no time to fundraise, please click here. Thank you again.
  9. Elwen, thank you for your very generous $100 matching challenge! The challenge has been met! Frankie has $227 in donations and needs $605 more. If you can help with a donation of any size, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd - please note that your gift is for Frankie Portocarerro. You may also make a direct donation via PayPal by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. Don't forget to indicate Frankie’s name when making your donation. Thank you, angels!
  10. Faith is ADORABLE! What a precious, precious little baby. Seeing these photos just puts the biggest smile on my face. I'm so happy to read that she is doing so well. Please give her some gentle kisses from me, right on top of her beautiful little head.
  11. I'm so happy to read that "Stray" is doing so much better! Wonderful news! I sure do hope she's able to go home with you today. I'm looking forward to reading more updates, and yes, knowing what her name is! If you're able to post a few photos when she's home with you, I know we'd all love to see them.
  12. The puppy's rescuer posted this update on her introduction thread yesterday, and I wanted to copy it here so everyone saw the update. Today "Stray" puppy is doing good but still has to stay in the hosp at least another day. Tomorrow she will be given another x-ray and her condition re-evaluated. I know we are all hoping that the puppy's x-ray and evaluation go very well today, and that soon she will be on her way home to her foster family.
  13. Yesterday, IMOM received an urgent request for assistance from a rescue group to help a stray puppy. Here is what the applicant had to say: This baby was dumped in a persons yard, the litter mate had already died in the box. This little girl was barely alive and was taken to the vet immediately on 11-11-13. She was estimated to be approx 4-5 weeks old. She was diagnosed today with pneumonia and still needed to be hospitalized to continue treatment. She is a little fighter and needs all the help you are able to give. I called and spoke with the puppy's veterinarian, who told me that the puppy had bilateral pneumonia (both lungs) and needed additional hospitalization and aggressive antibiotics through Thursday. Thanks to those wonderful angels who make one-time or ongoing donations to our General Fund, IMOM was able to pledge $258.25 to ensure that treatment would continue. We hope that this sweet girl's recovery goes smoothly, and are grateful to those who rescued her and will find her a loving home once she's well.
  14. Fund Update: Cal has $644 in donations and needs $500 more. Angels, thank you so much for your generosity in giving to Cal. His injury is very serious -- his leg is shattered with an open wound, and there is serious concern about infection. His leg needs to be amputated as soon as possible, before infection spreads to other parts of his body. Can you make a donation of any size to help get Cal to All Funds Raised? If you're able, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd. Please specify "Cal Guerrero." You can also donate via PayPal by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. Don't forget to note that it's for Cal. No donation is too small, and will truly make a difference for this sweet boy. Thank you!
  15. Fund Update: Chopper has $817 in donations and needs $700 more. Angels, thank you so much for your generous donations. I know we are all very worried about Chopper. The vet says it appears that the loops of his intestines are caught inside on the right side hernia -- this can quickly lead to necrotic tissue which is very, very serious. Chopper's surgery can be scheduled as soon as funds are available. Can we get Chopper to All Funds Raised soon? If you can make a donation of any size, please go to http://tinyurl.com/79og6jd. Please note that your gift is for Chopper Alvarez. You can also use PayPal to donate by specifying paypal@imom.org as the recipient. Don't forget to note that it's for Chopper. No amount is too small -- every bit really does make a difference. Thank you for your kindness!