Please Help Fatty Cat Get His Ear Canal Surgery!
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Fatty Boom Boom is the most mellow, huge, lovable Rag Doll Rescue Cat and he desperately needs delicate and very expensive surgery to remove his right ear canal due to numerous tumors before they turn cancerous and to ease the severe, chronic pain. More ...

Fatty Boom Boom is the most mellow, huge, lovable Rag Doll Rescue Cat and he desperately needs surgery to remove his right ear canal due to numerous tumors before they turn cancerous..

I recently rescued from Euthanasia, a wonderful adult Rag Doll Kitty I named Fatty Boom Boom from the Hillsborough County Animal Services in Tampa, FL. He was such a good boy, I kept him.  Upon rescuing him, it was discovered that he has tumors in his ear that are so bad they have to remove his entire ear canal so they don't spread or turn cancerous which is highly likely if the surgery doesn't go forward..According to the vet, he has had severe, chronic ear pain for YEARS...he holds his right ear down to try and compensate for the pain. The Vet recommended a very delicate and EXPENSIVE surgery which involves the total removal of his ear canal costing $1700-1,900.00 for the surgery alone.

While doing pre-op tests, the Vet thought something looked odd about his lungs on the x-rays and recommended a separate ultra-sound and a heartworm test before the surgery. This pre-operative work-up to tell me this cost $451.00...and then another $551.00 for the ultrasound and heartworm test. The tests fortunately turned out negative :-) However, these extra tests excluded any possibility I could pay for his surgery without assistance.

The Pre-Op work cost almost a $1,000 and there is still his surgery of approx. $1800 to be paid. This is just too much for me to afford by myself and therefore Fatty Boom Boom and I are asking for your generous help so his ear canal with tumors can be removed in time to save him. He really does deserve it. I've was told by the vet that these types of tumors turn cancerous at this stage and I don't want to delay the surgery any longer and want to get him his much needed surgery so that he can be out of severe ear pain which the vet he has had for what he thinks is many years before he was dumped at the kill shelter.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for caring enough to read this request. Any questions, feel free to contact me.

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