Venus – Update After Surgery to Remove Her Eye

11/29/18 – UPDATE — Venus had surgery to remove her eye yesterday. Dr. Zalac determined that the surgery was necessary for Venus’ health and comfort. She was also spayed and will be picked up this morning. Her foster mom, Debra B, will be giving us an ‘official update later on. ~ diana

11/28/18 – Prayers for Venus who will be seeing Dr. Zalac this morning. And, although it doesn’t appear so from the photo, her foster reports that her eye is worsening and appearing to sink back more into her head. She has been treated with steroids since she was first found in a cat community and brought into an emergency hospital when we were asked to help. Dr. Zalac will decide whether Venus’ eye can be saved or if she will be healthier and happerier having it removed. Our decisions are always based on what is best for the animal and we take all surgeries very seriously. We will let you know. P.S. Debra B. is fostering Venus and she tells us that Venus is just a sweetheart. If you are interested in her, please contact Debra at: debraberolatti28@gmail.com . ~ diana
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Luna – Rescued Before She Was Used for Dog Fighting

11/26/18 – I earlier told the story of Comet. He was one of a litter where the owner planned to use them in the world of dog fighting. The man’s girlfriend learned of his intentions and made some contacts. Eventually, all but two puppies (Comet and Luna) found their way into good homes with the help of the rescuer. Luna and Comet were the last of the litter and our good friend, Amy, paid for Luna to save her. Based on the comments from our previous post on Comet, I know that everyone wants to get this guy locked up because of his alleged intentions. The bottom line is that everyone does the best that they can to save these animals from cruelty and abuse. Very often, all of the issues can’t be addressed, but, please understand, that in most areas in our State, human crime is a higher priority then crimes against animals. Anyone interested in Luna should contact Amy at: amycuppetelli2002@gmail.com Luna will have all of her medical needs taken care of by 4 Paws 1 Heart. ~ diana
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Bubba – Rescued Moments Before Being Killed by a Local Shelter – Now in His Forever Home

11/21/18 – Everything happens for a reason. So, one afternoon I was at work walking past a dog that I noticed was in a fetal position and shaking uncontrollably. Not knowing his temperament, I slowly opened his cage door and sat on the ground beside him. He would not make eye contact with me nor could he take a deep breath because he was shivering so rapidly. I talked to him for a while and a few days later learned that he was found running the streets and brought in by animal control with chains on his neck. No one claimed him during his stray hold and his fate was grave based on his look, his fear, and his breed. I reached out to take him into 4 paws 1 heart, but had no idea what I was going to do with him because we are not a rescue.. Fortunately, one of my co-workers was willing to foster him and give him the opportunity to receive love and confidence. He was skin and bones and covered in scabs. Fast forward 2 months. His name is Bubba and he is now in the best home I could possibly ask for. It was love at first sight when this family saw him on social media. He is happy, loved, comfortable, and words cannot describe how much I love this dog and this happy ending. Bubba has a kitty brother that grooms him and stays by his side. They perch on the couch and look out the window together, they hang out and look out the front door, the kitty groom’s him and gives him a little love bites, and the couple said that Bubba is “Everything they wanted in a dog and then some”. Here are some before pics and seriously take a good look at the before collage, and then look at the after pics. These Pics speak a million words. Bubba. Gina ♡bubba==9:16:18 bubba++ 11:21:18 bubba 11:21:18

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Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers – Chevy Detroit Champions

Almost $800,000 paid in medical bills since August, 2010 for over 5,000 animals and we are still counting. Thank you Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers!
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4 Paws 1 Heart helps finance the medical needs of homeless cats and dogs found by good Samaritans. By helping save local animals and encouraging other to help as well, Diana and the rest of the 4 Paws 1 Heart team have earned a spot in the#ChevyDetroitChampions ranks!

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Rosie Roo – Has More Dental Work Done

11/12/18 – how can you not love this face. We have had some serious cases this past month, many of which I have not had the opportunity to report on. A huge thanks to all of our supporters. Without you, these animals would never have had a second chance. – diana
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“Helloooo everybody, it’s me Roo. Sooo, Chances appt went good, his booboos are slowly going away and now that the respiratory part is over Dr. Wilson felt comfortable giving him a low dose of liquid steroid for mom to give him 1xday for 7 days, 1xday every other day for 7 days to help make the sores go away.
Tomorrow morning is Carla’s day to show off her moves to Dr. Kern! Shes been working hard and is excited for her appointment!
The littles are ready to start the vetting process so they can go to their forever homes and mom will probably make their 1st appts this week after she speaks to Auntie Di.
Annnd that brings us to me! It has been increasingly clear this last week that I’m having..uh..old lady (leak) problems. Not only that, but sometimes I cant even hold my…uh…lady business till I get to the back door. Mom called Dr. Z today and her technician told mom not to worry, there are meds to help with that and we will address it when I have my dental which is 1wk from today!!! We are still under what we need for my dental and now my new lady meds too. All these appts for everybody I just told you about are all backed by 4 Paws 1 Heart, that includes Chances & Bridgettes last week. With soooo many just from our house alone you can see why it’s so important for us to raise as much money as possible on our page to help. Sooo please help me to raise the money for my dental by making a donation to 4paws1heart.org/donation/and be sure to put in the message box “Rosie’s Dental” Thankyou Team, it’s so very much needed & appreciated.
Well it’s time to get our treats, kisses & cuddles and off to bed we go.
Much love & kisses Rosie, Chance & the Gang”rosie roo 11:12:18

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Binx (aka Halloween Kitty) – Update

11/7/18 – Thank you all for voting! Halloween kitten finally has a real name!!! I took a tally from this page and my personal page and it was a hard decision, but meet BINX! Binx is the cat character from Hocus Pocus. He is doing great and he’s such a little sweetheart. If you are interested in giving him a forever home I’m accepting applications. My email is gina.4paws1heart@gmail.com Thank you all for the prayers because I truly believe they work!!!!!!! Ginabinx 11:7:18

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Lucy – Found With a Serious Wound After Being Attacked by Young Boys

11/4/18 – Meet Lucy who is now in her forever home. She was rescued when a person saw a couple of young boys throwing rocks at her. When the finder picked her up she saw a three inch wound that turned out to be a chemical burn. The finder notified her friend who took in Lucy and that friend, Amanda, contacted us for help. Lucy was in so much pain, she couldn’t stop shaking. We immediately had her see a vet who started treatment. Lucy was seen a couple of times before she finally was mended. We are so happy that Lucy is now in a loving home never to be tortured or abused again. ~ diana
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Copper – Found in the Middle of the Road — His Face Covered With Mud and Grass — They Thought He Was Dead

11/1/18 – Prayers for Copper. Here is his story:
“My co-worker found Copper in the middle of a dirt road (off County Line Rd.) on her way to work two weeks ago. She thought he was dead in the road but then saw him move so she stopped and picked him up and brought him to work. When she told me about him and said he was out in her car I went out to see him. His face was covered in mud and grass, eyes almost completely closed with infection and mud. Mud was up his nostrilsand green drainage coming out as well from infection. His right eye was severely swollen open. The blades of grass were stuck to his open eyeball. Dr. K removed tons of ear mite dirt from both ears and cleaned him up as best he could. I took Copper home with daily antibiotics (liquid) and eye ointment and kitten food too. He was lethargic and just wanted to sleep. After a day of medicine and kitten formula he perked up significantly. He is now a member of our family (2 adult cats 6 and 17 yrs old and 1- 14 year old dog (blind for 2 years now). Everyone is getting along well together. I am reaching out to our organization to see if you would be able to provide any financial help with Copper’s upcoming surgery. Thank you. Linda N”

Of course, we could not turn our back after this sweet guy fought through so much. Copper’s medical is now under 4 paws 1 heart and he will be having his surgery tomorrow. Prayers for this little one. ~ diana
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