Darlington County Humane Society is needing help with a badly burned kitty, their Facebook page reported November 23.
The following case of abuse of this sweet cat thrown into an open fire by a 16-year-old was posted
“Yesterday Elizabeth was brought to the shelter by her owner. The owner’s 16 year old neighbor threw Elizabeth into a fire last week. The owners found her yesterday and brought her to us for care. She is burned over the majority of her body – and was in incredible pain. Yet, she still purrs and head butts even when her painful burns are being cleaned. She is feluek negative. I cannot imagine the pain this cat has been through for the past week before she got to us and was put on pain meds and antibiotics. She DESPERATELY needs a foster home that does not have any other cat fosters right now. Her immune system is so compromised that she will not survive any additional risks of colds. She will need to be inside only, with someone who can clean her wounds. We had a hard decision to make when she came in – euthanize her or try to make a difference for this abused sweetheart. We opted for the latter – we are hoping our community friends will support us in this endeavor and prove that we made the right choice for Elizabeth. Your support by rescuing, fostering, adopting, and donating gives us the ability to continue to make the difference for pets like Elizabeth. Thank you for continuing to support us! And please pray that the disturbed teenager that did this gets the care he needs from both the judicial system as well as the mental health system. Lynette Note: We have created a ChipIn to help cover her mounting bills. To learn more and give, please go here.”
Elizabeth was thrown into an open pit fire by a 16-year-old. She barely got out alive and then it was days before she was surrendered by her family to the shelter. She suffered incredible pain for days before she received any medical care.
She is now comfortably resting but has already racked up a medical bill. Of course, she is on pain medication, and also on antibiotics to help keep her infection from going out of control. Elizabeth is looking at several subsequent vet visits as she tries to heal.
She will also need to undergo painful debriding as her skin heals and grows another healthy layer. Please give today and let this sweet girl know that we love her, will care for and will NEVER let this happen to her again.
Please share, especially in the Darlington, SC area. You can follow her thread on Facebook here.
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