Blue Cross of India

To alleviate the suffering of animals
May 22, 2015

Progress of the last three months

Theo undergoing treatment
Theo undergoing treatment

From  February to May 2015, over 100 cats have been sterilized in Blue Cross. These months have also been hectic with many rescues and adoptions.  Two cats have had their legs amputated and are now in our shelter. We are happy to share the rescue and recovery of one brave cat, Theo.

Theo, a brown and white male cat, was rescued by Blue Cross a month ago. Theo came in with an injured foreleg and was in obvious pain. His condition seemed serious and he was referred to a private feline clinic. The veterinarians, without wasting any time, operated on him and closed his wound with a flap. Theo is now recovering in the private clinic and should be soon upon on his feet.

Since fleas are a major problem for cats, we decided to give flea medication to the cats. The cats, numbering more than one hundred, in the shelter were administered spot-on to prevent fleas.  Remember Duke, who was featured in the previous report. Duke who had fractured both his forelegs is now able to carry on his daily activities with ease and loves his pal Duo. It is a pleasure to watch both of them together

All these happy stories are possible because of your kind donations. We thank you all and hope you will continue to support us in making a difference to the lives of animals.

Shelter cat been administered spot-on
Shelter cat been administered spot-on
Spot-on being given to a shelter cat
Spot-on being given to a shelter cat
Duke and Duo- the best of friends
Duke and Duo- the best of friends
Feb 10, 2015

Giving Duke and Garfield a second chance

Duke before surgery
Duke before surgery

We want to share two remarkable stories with you. One is about Duke and the other is about Garfield.These heart-warming stories are possible due to generosity from people like you!

Duke, a two-year-old cat, was rescued by Blue Cross of India with both his forelegs fractured. He could barely move and crawled with great difficulty. He seemed to be in a lot of pain. X-rays confirmed his broken bones. Luckily, the diagnosis was encouraging. He could be treated and could walk again! Each of his broken legs had to fixed with a plate. Surgery had to be done on one leg at a time. In December 2014 his left foreleg was operated and a plate fixed. There was a lot of swelling on the operated leg but with good care the swelling soon reduced and he recovered beautifully. In January 2015 his right foreleg has been operated. He is recovering and in a month's time he will be able to walk again.

The second rescued cat is Garfield, He is a five-month-old kitten with a broken foreleg. He was scared, weak and suffering from a respiratory infection. With good care, he soon recovered from the infection and was fit for surgery. His foreleg has been amputated and now he hops all over the shelter. He loves to play by himself and is slowly socializing with the other feline mates

Blue Cross of India continues to rescue hundreds of injured or sick dogs and cats every month.The spay and neuter program continues in full swing. All this is possible because of your generous donations. Cats like Duke and Garfield are able to get a second chance due to compassionate donors like you. 

 A big thank you from Duke and Garfield and countless others!

Duke just before his first surgery
Duke just before his first surgery
Duke on the road to recovery
Duke on the road to recovery
Garfield when he was rescued
Garfield when he was rescued
Garfield after surgery
Garfield after surgery
Nov 10, 2014

Monsoon Season

Bandit one year later
Bandit one year later

More than 4000 dogs and 100 cats have been sterilized from July to September 2014. All this is possible with your generous donations. The monsoon in Chennai is underway and these wet months see a large increase in the number of rescues which are mainly abandoned or injured puppies and kittens. We at Blue Cross provide them shelter, medical help and food.

We would also like to share the progress of our special kitty, Bandit. It has been one year since Bandit has been fitted with prosthetic legs. She is now one happy kitty, playing, romping and being her sweet self. Another  story with a happy ending is our latest two-legged cat, Duo. He was rescued with both front legs  crushed. He has undergone treatment and his wounds have almost healed. He has been vaccinated and neutered. He will now move into his new home.

These unfortunate cats and dogs get a second chance because of the support that we have received from our well wishers. We are grateful for all your kind  and continued support.

Duo
Duo

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