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Rico has a jaw infection so bad that his jaw has begun to sag, his tongue cannot remain in his mouth, and his teeth are falling out.

How did this horrific situation begin? Because Rico never received any dental care and one or more of his teeth rotted while still in his mouth. This gross neglect resulted in an infection that not only threatens his jaw, but his life as a nasty infection rages through his little body!

Now Rico struggles with blinding pain, which can only be managed by strong medicine. To free him completely of this agony he needs your help to get the surgery to remove all his teeth and to help cover the powerful medicine that will save his life.

Rico needs you now.

ID#: 436103

*Goal includes: surgery, medication, annual vaccinations, regular health check, and daily care for Rico until he’s ready for adoption. If his medical costs and cost of care is less than is raised in his name, additional funds will provide care for other animals.

Animal Cost of Care (minus medical emergencies)

Item / Activity Cost
Initial Medical Exam C$46
Food, shelter and daily care C$315
*Cat - Additional Costs (due to longer stays) C$250
Vaccinations C$14
Spay/Neuter and ID Tattoo C$125
Total: C$750

User Comments

Deb M.
1 week, 5 days ago

With love from the Fluffians.

Diane M.
1 week, 6 days ago

Good luck little one. Diane M

Sheila K.
1 week, 6 days ago

Thanks for helping Rico

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