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What We Do Every Day


P. O. Box 902, Hudson, New York 12534

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Cat hit by car-lying on sidewalk, can't walk - 05 Mar 2009

Hudson, NY, Thursday, Mar 05, 2009

Animalkind received another call from the Police: "A cat was hit by car and lying on sidewalk. He can't walk - PLEASE HELP!!"

We rushed to the scene and found the poor cat in distress underneath a car tire.

We approached the wounded cat slowly. Injured animals can react aggressively and are very unpredictable, since they are in pain and shock.

 

Once we got him wrapped in the blanket, and into a carrier, we were off to the vet!

Once at the vet, the poor cat was given pain medication and an X-ray. The X-ray revealed a broken pelvis -- not the best of news, but he will get better! Dr. Tucker at Round Top Animal Hospital in Germantown offered to keep him until he is ready for adoption.

Once the pain meds took effect, he started to purr ....and it turned out, he is a real love bug!

Please help us to continue our rescue work and donate today to the Ralphy Fund, a fund established to help with medical care for injured and abused cats.


Update 13 May 2009

Happy ending: he was relocated on a wonderful horse farm!

Please help us continue our efforts by making a donation today. Tax deductible donations to Animalkind can be sent by mail or online.  Your support is sincerely appreciated! 

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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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