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What We Do Every Day
Dozens of Suffering Farm Cats Needed Help - 24 Sept 2008
Animalkind received an urgent call from concerned neighbors who drove by a farm and saw a number of kittens, blinded by infections, sitting in the middle of the road. The kittens seemed to be disorientated and emaciated.
The concerned neighbors called the the Humane Society for help, but were referred to Animalkind. Of course, we and our vet, Dr. Elaine Tucker of Round Top Animal Hospital, went right away to help these suffering creatures. We found over 30 cats and kittens, many un-altered and sick with Upper Respiratory Infections.
Two litters of kittens were discovered blinded by eye infections and starving -- not able to smell or see. We took 24 cats and kittens that first day -- all went to Round Top Animal Hospital where Dr. Tucker attended them late into the night. One had a urinary blockage -- all were sick and needed medical treatment.
With no other place to take them, eight adults were released back to the farm after altering/ vaccinating and recovering. Medication for the cats was left at the farm.
The others are still in need of medical care and remain hospitalized. Thank You Dr. Tucker!!
The medical cost and spay/neuter treatment will run into the thousands of dollars -- PLEASE HELP and make a DONATION TODAY! Thank You!!
Dr. Tucker tends to the over 24 cats and kittens taken from the farm site, giving them needed medications, nourishment and examination.....
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Animalkind Inc.is a not-for-profit welfare, protection, rescue, rights organization dedicated to the compassionate care and humane population control of abandoned, feral and stray cats in Hudson, New York (Columbia County) and the surrounding area. We promote non-lethal prevention of an unwanted litter or litters of kittens through trap, spay, neuter, release (return), (tnr, TNR). An altered cat or kitten is released into a managed colony. Felines living in such colonies are assured kind daily care. Adoption to homes providing love and care for cats and kittens is encouraged. We also provide low or no cost spaying and neutering assistance to low income pet owners and help increase public awareness and education through the media, special events, and publications to promote compassion, respect, and kindness towards all animals.
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