The power of crowd-funding and a compelling cat.
In January 2018 we took in 5 cats: a mom with a broken leg and her four 10-month old kittens. The vet says Mama Helga’s leg has been broken for a while and she will probably need amputation, which will cost $500. The Friends group wanted to sponsor her surgery, and reached out to the community to raise the money needed to take away her pain. We set up a GoFundMe campaign and asked for donations online. Here’s what happened: