RSPCA branch in fundraising appeal to operate on Andy the cat - The Solihull Observer

RSPCA branch in fundraising appeal to operate on Andy the cat

Solihull Editorial 31st Aug, 2021   0

THE RSPCA is appealing to supporters to help fund critical eye surgery for a poorly cat in its care.

Andy was found in a garden in Sparkhill, Birmingham, with his three siblings.

The litter were alone without their mum and suffering quite badly from cat flu. Andy was suffering so much that he had a ruptured eye.

Unfortunately, this means the 11-week-old cat can no longer see through this eye and it needs to be removed to prevent further complications.

Haley Medlock, from the RSPCA Cotswolds Cats and Dogs Home, which is treating him, said: “Poor Andy is in a bad way.

“He’s currently receiving twice daily eye drops, treatment for ear mites and cream to treat sore patches on his neck.

“He really needs surgery to remove his ruptured eye but as he is still quite young the vets have advised we wait until he is a little bit older to make the surgery safer.”

Haley added: “We’re now appealing to our kind supporters to help fund Andy’s surgery which will cost £2,000.

“As a branch of the RSPCA and a separately registered charity, we rely on funds from our amazing supporters and we need help to ensure Andy gets the treatment and care he needs.”

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