5/24/18 – Roxy’s sad but happy ending story:
Roxy was adopted from a shelter when she was 2 and lived with her previous owner for 5 years until he became homeless. She then lived behind a dumpster for 2 months until someone discovered them. Roxy then was taken to the local animal shelter; they put a hold on her for 2 months to allow the owner time to take her back. The owner then pulled her and stayed in a motel until he ran out of money. A person who knew the owner’s case manager offered to hold her until the owner got housing. Roxy and her dog didn’t get along and the case manager lost contact with the owner. It was determined that the owner was incapable of taking care of her. She was posted on the All Things Livonia page and15 rescues were contacted in hopes of finding someone to re-home her. But then, Kate was found and she was happy to give this very sweet dog a home. Kate was told that Roxy was spayed but she had a large hernia that wasn’t a threat to her health. Her new mom brought her to a vet where it was determined that she actually wasn’t spayed and she had multiple masses on her mammary glands. That is when 4 Paws 1 Heart was contacted. We were happy to help Roxy (who was 40 lbs when taken in) and agreed to pay for her surgery. The good news is that Roxy’s masses are gone and she is CANCER FREE. Roxy is now 60 lbs. and is doing great. ~ diana
5/23/18 – RIP SweetPea. She was rescued from the streets. Then, suddenly a cyst began to grow on her face. She was taken to the vet but before surgery could be performed, she passed away. We really don’t know why or whether there was something more going on than what we could visibly see. Again, thank you to one of our dear friends for trying to save her. ~ diana
5/22/18 – A friend of 4 Paws 1 Heart received an urgent call about a female cat who was unable to move and appeared to be pregnant. Our friend immediately went to rescue the cat and brought her to one of the vets who work with us. It was confirmed that Savannah had a fractured pelvis and was indeed pregnant although no heart beats could be detected. Savannah had to have an emergency c-section; no babies were alive. Savannah is now with a foster and is doing well on crate rest. Please say a little prayer for her recovery. ~ diana
5/21/18 – Johnnie and June’s parents could no longer give them the care and life they deserved. 4 Paws 1 Heart agreed to take on their medical needs and help to find a rescue that would find them their forever homes. All of that has been done and now these cuties are with Midwest Small Breed Rescue. They are the ‘parents’ of our little Annie. Here are their ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos. ~ diana
5/19/18 Some one is being cheesy… Uno rocking the cheese house.
Little Uno had her first shot and wellness check last Tuesday….besides being diagnosed as a little maniac….she is rocking this kitten thing too. Thank you 4 Paws 1 Heart for taking care of her medical. Uno says “pleasey cheesy donate to 4 Paws 1 Hearts so more animals can have the medical needs taken care of.
5/17/18 – Graham was found as a stray and his owner was never found. He was brought into rescue when they were asked for help. The rescue paid for his vaccines and heart worm test but, unfortunately, the test was positive. This rescue has had at least 12 heart worm positive dogs in the last 12 months. 4 Paws 1 Heart has experienced the same.
Graham is still a bit under weight and he has a wonderful temperament. 4 Paws 1 Heart has paid for Graham’s heart worm treatment and anyone interested in giving Graham a forever home should contact StreetHearts Animal Rescue. _ diana
5/17/18 – Tuesday night I received an urgent call for help:
“Hi, about an hour ago I was contacted by a colony caregiver about a mama and 4 kittens. One kitten seemed to be weak and all kittens had uri’s. The finder was going to turn them over to the shelter but instead i took them in. I’ve only had them for about 2 hours but it is urgent they get to a vet, one
kitten is not doing good at all; the kittens are around 8 weeks old. one has poop falling from his bottom and he is very weak, the mama is not feral just a little scared…. I have begged rescue but all are full and time is of the essence
with the weak kitten… if I cannot find a rescue I am willing to keep this mom and kittens until they find great homes or until a rescue is found but I cannot fund their vetting. At any time I can take them anywhere if needed to be… If you could help I would forever be grateful. Ty Shawna” ~ diana
5/15/18 – A sincere thank you to all of our supporters who donated during the ‘Annie Banana’s Scholarship for Needy Puppies and Kitties’. We met the $1,500 goal!! Annie, who is now in her forever home with 3 siblings, just had a professional photo shoot this past weekend. Here is Gidget, Maggie, Lexi and Annie. It’s amazing, how by working together, we can truly make miracles happen. ~ diana
5/14/18 – Prayers for Kuz as he gets ready to start his heart worm treatment. We are thankful to our many rescue friends, veterinarians, and supporters who make a difference in the lives of the abandoned and abused. ~ diana
“A little over a month ago we found out this guy had a slew of health problems and heartworms to top it all off. Diana and 4 Paws 1 Heart are his saving grace. They are sponsoring the heartworm treatment. He had bloodwork and started doxycycline to begin treatment. He was started on milk thistle and cranberry for his liver and kidneys. And he was sent up north to be cared for.
Today he had the staging done and more bloodwork. His bloodwork looked good (greatly improved) and he will start the shots on Monday.
Thank you Linda for being his caregiver and making sure he gets to his appointments.
Thank you Diana & 4 Paws 1 Heart 💗~ Megan”