Austin Pets Alive! | Say “Sure” for Sapphire this Giving Tuesday


Nov 29, 2021

At Austin Pets Alive!, we by no means hesitate to deal with any companion animal that trots, limps, or should be carried by way of our doorways.

Due to your beneficiant help, we now have been capable of save almost 100,000 lives within the final 10 years. A type of lives is Sapphire. We see tragic circumstances each single day, and Sapphire isn’t any exception.

Residing as a stray, Sapphire was struck by a automotive. A bystander alerted the town and she or he was dropped at the town shelter, Austin Animal Heart. She was bleeding, writhing in ache from nerve injury and bruised ribs — and pregnant. However when the town requested us to take over, our clinic workers did the ultrasound and made the heartbreaking discovery of no fetal heartbeats.

Decided to avoid wasting Sapphire, our clinic gave her ache treatment and she or he was secure. Sadly, her entrance left leg doubtless will not heal with the nerve injury so it must be amputated within the coming weeks.

At most shelters, canine with accidents like Sapphire’s would instantly be euthanized however along with you, we imagine all pets deserve an opportunity to get better and reside lengthy wholesome lives.

You may help pets like Sapphire each single day by giving right now. With each present matched as much as $100K till December thirty first, your present right now has TWICE the affect for pets in want.

“When Sapphire got here to us, she was in numerous ache. Strolling to the top of the nook and again was a giant deal for her,” stated her foster Anne.

Earlier than transferring to America, Anne heard of Austin’s No Kill standing and knew she wanted to foster. She started fostering in January 2019 and adopted her “foster fail,” Luna.

“Nothing deters me,” stated Anne. “It’s simply the appropriate factor to do. I don’t have lots of people right here due to the pandemic, all of my household is abroad. This may be my adoptive household proper right here. I imply, who doesn’t fall in love with that face?”

Due to animal lovers like Anne, we all know that fostering is the way forward for APA!. The extra pets we are able to get into houses, the extra crucial circumstances we are able to deal with on campus. Along with you, we are able to attempt in direction of a future the place we save extra pets than ever. Will you take into account making a present to assist additional APA!’s future?

At present, Sapphire is all play! You’d by no means guess this gem has nerve injury. At the moment Sapphire is on a particular surgical procedure listing for amputation. No matter whether or not Sapphire has three legs or 4, we’re decided to provide her the most effective life attainable. Till then, she’ll be hanging along with her foster mother Anne and foster sister Luna.

“Her spirit by no means falters,” Anne stated. “I simply hope she finds a extremely good household who’s going to like her unconditionally.”

As we enter into this season of giving, your energetic help permits us to say “sure” to each pet that wants us. With so many companion animals in want, your present right now immediately impacts 1000’s of pets nationwide. Along with you, we are able to finish unnecessary euthanasia throughout our state and our nation.

With gratitude and eyes on the longer term,

P.S. Along with you, we may give gems like Sapphire twice the prospect at a wholesome and blissful life with all presents being matched as much as $100K, till December thirty first. Don’t wait!


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