Over £1000 raised so kitten can have surgery on broken leg

Nala Animals in Distress
Animals in distress
(Last Updated On: January 30, 2017)

A 9 week old kitten will have an operation to fix her badly broken leg following an online appeal to raise £1200.

Nala was handed to Animals in distress after her owner could not afford treatment but did not want to have her put to sleep.

Orthopaedic specialist Patrick Ridge agreed to carry out the surgery at a much reduced charitable rate for the chairty but at least £1,200 was still required to cover all of Nala’s treatment.

A spokesperson said in their Facebook page:
“Thank you so much to everyone who gave so generously towards Nala’s operation. We reached the target amount in under 3 days, which is a testament to your incredible generosity. Once again, we are completely overwhelmed by your kindness and love for the animals in our care.

“Thanks to you, Nala has now had her surgery, and the operation went really well. Nala will stay at the vet’s until next week, so that he can make sure she is recovering well and is able to use her leg properly. It was a complex break and there is concern that the radial nerve may have been damaged by the fracture – it may be up to 4 weeks before this can be properly ascertained.

“We are all hoping and praying that Nala will make a full recovery, and as she is so young she has age on her side.

“We will keep you updated with Nala’s progress, and we will soon have some photos to show you. Thank you again for your incredible support,”

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