Author’s Note: This is the first in what will be a monthly series of benefactors. I want to make sure everyone knows a bit about the group that the auction/raffle funds will be going to. This month’s group is Missy’s Friends who is run by the amazing & wonderful Miss Noel. Her cat Baby Gir will be featured to kick things off for this month’s theme which is “Opt to Adopt” all about adoption stories. Mainly on cats this month, but don’t worry dog lovers, there will be dog adoption stories in July.
About Missy’s Friends
(Taken from http://missysfriends.webs.com/whoweare.htm)
Missy’s FUFCF & Missy’s Friends is a non-profit 501(c)(3)organization. We hold benefits and various events to raise money for medical care and diabetic supplies for pet owners who may be having a difficult time paying for their pets medical bills. All donations are tax deductible. This organization has been made possible in honor and in memory of a Diabetic and CRF kitty named Missy.Missy was an 18 years old, 9 year Diabetic & 3 year CRF kitty. Missy was a fighter & even though he has recently passed away on September 19th, 2011 he is still an amazing inspiration to all & is loved by hundreds & has touched the hearts of so many & still continues to do so.
I have made it my life to care for feline diabetics and to get them on the right road to recovery, remission or just a better quality of life with needing less insulin. I give pet owners the knowledge on how to do this and start them on the path of learning this disease and how to manage it, cope with it and offering their beloved feline a better way with the tools I offer to them. You can read some of my success stories under “work with feline diabetes”.
Donations of cat food, dog food, towels, blankets, feeding bowls, toys, etc. will be distributed to animal shelters in need to help the forgotten & unwanted as well as non profit organizations, animals who need help with medical care and the cost of their medical care. Contributions will also be disbursed to Social Services for those who have pets & need help caring for and feeding them.
Every animal deserves a fighting chance at life. Missy came to me when no one else wanted him because he was a polydactyl kitty; one who has 6 toes on all paws & he has blessed our hearts in more ways than one. My boy is the one who inspired me start this non profit organization & in doing so, I am keeping his memory alive.
Missy has his own facebook page named “Miss Moo” (with his memorial candle)with over 700 followers; humans and fur-friends who have been following the story of his life & helping other felines who have been newly diagnosed with Diabetes to get them into remission with no need for insulin, with normal glucose ranges, with proper diet, home testing, curves & management. So far to date, Missy has a 100% success rate in doing so. Recently he has created another page called “Missy’s Forgotten & Unwanted Feline & Canine Friends“ https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Missys-Forgotten-Unwanted-Feline-Canine-Friends/229824327071578and “Missy’s Friends” https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Missys-Friends/217226798362180 which is a shorter branch off of Missy’s FUFCF. You can go onto our organizations page & follow along with events, updates, photos, etc. All events will be posted on here under Calendar of Events.
“Ribbons For A Cure” is a page made solely of awareness jewelry with awareness ribbon charms for every disease that our animals battle. Orders canbe made directly on the pag.https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Ribbons-For-A-Cure/315007318588253
Missy’s story over the past 18 years of his beautiful life is in the works of telling his story of an unwanted kitten who was very much wanted & loved greatly & his memory will live on in his very own book to help & to teach others about these serious deteriorating diseases & that there is some hope for a longer & better quality of life.
Author’s Note: Many thanks to Miss Noel, for the tireless efforts she puts into Missy’s Friends. There will be an auction on the Peace, Love & Whiskers facebook page to benefit Missy’s Friends.
To skip to other “Opt to Adopt” Articles link the below link. The image was made by the wonderful Miss Ann of Pawsitively Pets.