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This fundraiser ended on 03/22/12

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Any funds that are above Mika's will be used to pay it forward to another pet in need.

I never thought I would be on this end of the spectrum with animals.

Mika is our 4 year old Boston Terrier. She woke me up on 2-8-12 vomiting. This continued through 2-9-12. I called her Vet first thing in the morning as it was becoming clear Mika was getting worse not better. She no longer could sit without constant shifting. I could tell she was in pain. We headed over to our regular Vet office and they did an X-ray. On the X-ray you could see an object lodged. The Dr. immediately sent us to VSEC which is our local emergency clinic. Mika's body temperature was dropping and they felt as though an Ultrasound was needed. The Ultrasound showed another object twisted around her small intestine. The surgeon advised us that if she did not go in for immediate surgery that our Mika would not pass it on her own and very possible die. I asked every question I could think of to prevent a surgery. He said the chances were to high she would go septic. They took her right back to prep her.

Her regular vet and surgery is now estimated at 5,240.00. I asked if I could care for her at home to reduce the cost. They said I could not and she is not expected to come home today only to raise our bill more.

We have always been very careful with toys and such with her. Turns out she ate stuffing from her comforter. It was over 1 ft long that anchored her small intestine.

We would be forever grateful with any help to be able to pay for Mika's surgery small or large.

Mika is still at VSEC and for anyone that would like to verify that she under the care of Dr. Simon. She can be reached at 215-750-7884
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