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Hello, I’m Tia!
Have you ever wanted more? Wondered what life would be like if you could just go someone new and upgrade your life. These are my current thoughts as a 25 year old living with my mother.
I want more from life, I want to progress and see and do things Iv never done. I am currently a registered veterinary nurse and I am so proud of that everyday. My problem is that I crave more, I am ambitious and I want a change.
Where I live with my mother, there is no exciting opportunities for me career wise. There are small boring practices that don’t scratch my itch. I currently drive one hour to work everyday to the nearest veterinary hospital to help me feel accomplished.
What I really want to do is go to an amazing state of the art, five million pound veterinary referral hospital. And you’ll never guess what, I have the opportunity to do that, to go there, to live this amazing life as a referral veterinary nurse! Imagine me walking into work every single day saving animals life’s with the technology this place has, MRI and CT scanning, neurology specialist, it would be an opportunity of a lifetime.
Well there is of course an issue, otherwise why would I be here writing this story for you. This perfect referral practice is 150 miles away. So you know what that means, let’s pack up and move 150 miles away, out of my mothers house and grip this opportunity by the balls.
However, I was a stupid teenager and university student. I got myself into some horrendous and stupid debts with credit cards and overdrafts. So now me trying to be the best adult I can, sit paying hundreds back every month to suffice the high interest rates.
What I need for this dream to become reality is money towards paying off my stupid debts so that I can live my dream and go to one of the best referral practices in the UK. I can go and rent a house debt free, afford my bills and have a better work life balance!
FYI- My mother is a single mother, always has been and works her bloody arse off as a cleaner to keep a roof over our heads so she is unable to support me. I have no other close family to help and Iv tried getting loans and debt help but with the debt I have my credit score is awful so all attempts were unsuccessful so here we are!
If you want to help, please know it would be greatly appreciated!
I never thought it would come to me begging strangers for money on the internet but this situation was such an unexpected and sudden thing. Thursday, March 25th my dog was hit by a car after she ran out toward the street when I was playing with her in the yard. I’m not exactly sure what caught her attention, because she never does that but she ended up getting clipped by someone who was speeding. My street isn’t typically busy, and unfortunately, because if this people feel as though they can drive faster, without having to worry about other cars. Some people drive like it isn’t a neighbor hood at all. Anyways, the woman who hit her didn’t just drive off like nothing happened, luckily, however she said she wouldn’t be helping to pay in any way for the inevitable medical bills. I’m currently in college and money has been a bit of a problem with me lately. Yes, I work and have been also doing my on side business to make the extra money but an unexpected expense like this isn’t going to be an easy payment for myself. She gave me an attitude and told me that if I knew how to take care of and train my dog this wouldn’t have happened. This really set me off, as I am the type of person that, if lost everything today, I would make sure my dog had food to eat and water to drink WAY before myself. Maybe I am in the wrong for not recognizing some thing had caught Luna’s (my dog) eye, but the woman driving seemed to be going a lot faster than what she should have been, I can also argue she should have been paying better attention, however, I understand that not everyone expects a dog to run into the road, but at the same time you have to, as a driver, be ready for any situations like that, ESPECIALLY in a neighborhood. My best guess is that the woman has to be liable in some type of way but at that point in time, I didn’t even think about the cost of a trip to the vet, I just needed to make sure Luna was going to be okay.
My paypal link is here: https://paypal.me/keithmello?locale.x=en_US
Any amount at all donated will be greatly appreciated and if you can’t donate please share with friends or family. If donations somehow exceed the part of the bill I need assistance paying, I will plan to donate the money to The St. Jude Fundraiser.
Hello, my generous and caring benefactors. Im trying to not only improve the life of the animals I love so much, but also improve my own life, which I have to admit I’ve made a pretty good mess out of. I love animals, more than people actually, and they are the one thing that consistently & completely make me happy, and right now the only thing I have other than a lot of pain & regret. I have nothing else, & I can honestly say that I don’t have one single friend or anything even remotely close to it. My family don’t speak to me because I got in trouble a few years ago & went to jail. Since then it has it has been very obvious that what I thought were friends were just there for the ride, cuz I haven’t heard or seen any of them. I lost everything & without help from my family, or a background that will allow me to get a decent job or even rent an apartment, I haven’t been able to get back on my feet & rebuild a life. I have struggled with lots of debilitating conditions throughout my entire life that have made it nearly impossible to wring joy out of my days, like severe depression, social anxiety & even self-medicating (drug & alcohol use) and it took most of my life from me so quickly that I cant believe it when i say my own age out loud. But never before in any of my 43 years have I ever had absolutely nothing of any value at all to my name, and not even one single person who knows or cares about any part of my life. I’m totally alone, & when I say I have nothing, I mean I don’t have a dollar to my name, or even a place to stay that isnt a temporary fix. But I can say that the one thing that makes me happy is being with animals, & I have a burning desire to help them & make as many of them happy as I possibly can. I’ve found to that by helping them I am truly happy!! Im applying for grants & loans as a sole proprietor because I’m going to build a no kill shelter for animals & make their care my full time job from this day forward. Please help me, beautiful people, do something good for them & for myself. I have found a piece of land in Hearne that I can rent for $500/month that has a perfect building with lots of rooms that I can use as kennels. I also have a retired, local vet that agreed to be “on call” as soon as I got running. All I need is the means to rent the place, & the money for food & supplies for the animals. Please, please, PLEASE consider helping me get this dream of mine together & help the animals in the area have a safe & loving place to go when they find themselves in a situation like mine. Please? I’m begging you to give us a chance. My pay pal is paypal.me/HMRagsdale, and my cash app is $HRdollface.
Gustave is a cat that had a difficult bringing up.
She used to be in a family where the food that she would be given was not good for a kitten. The people that had her did not want to do badly but they didn’t have the funds to raise one more cat.
That is when I took Gustave with me to raise her with proper food and care.
She has been with me for 5 years and she is a sweetheart who has helped me go through all kinds of tough moments.
The reason I am making this fundraiser is because we have noticed that she is having trouble with her right eye. She is always closing it and something is leaking from it.
We have already met with veterinary and they told us to go to the animal hospital since her eye is not healing after the 2 weeks treatment that we have already done.
At the animal hospital, we will be meeting with an ophthalmologist who will be able to find exactly what is wrong with my little bundle of love and they let us know why she had not been seeing correctly since her birth.
She is the most precious thing I have and she is always there for me. I want to be able to be there also with your help so we can have many more years of happiness together!
The money would be used for the check-up on her eye as well as the meds that I will be giving her for the treatment. And her final check-up to make sure that she is healing correctly. Her first appointment is in 2 weeks and the second one will be in the 2 weeks that follows.
And the reason why I cannot pay for her appointment is because I am a full time university student working part time and paying rent. It’s not because I don’t want to, it’s because I, unfortunately, can’t afford it. but I don’t want this to stop Gustave from receiving the treatment she deserves!
I would be so , so , so grateful for your support and your help, I love her so much!
I am looking for is 1000$
Hello dear readers. I will try to keep this short and clear. I have been taking care of stray animals in my city for many years, food, shelter and medical care if needed. I live in Greece and as you know the economic situation here for the past decade or so is really bad, people have a ton of problem so caring for animals is the least of their concerns. Greek cities don’t have organized animal shelters and those that do the conditions are terrible, the whole system is depending on personal donations and those are pretty scarce for the last years. I lost my job about 4 years ago and really struggling I live in a small apartment with my parents and a rescue cat named Lazarus and always fighting with my family cause we can barely make ends meet and I spend money buying cats and dogs foods, almost everyone I know is telling to just give up and stop caring about them and just look after myself, but I can’t do that, I don’t want to do that. Don’t get me wrong I am looking after myself and I am trying really hard to find a job and get back on my feet but as I wrote earlier the economic crisis plus me living in a small town makes it really tough to find something. For as long as I am searching for a job I want to continue helping animals in need as much as possible. My dream is to raise enough money to start my own animal shelter and help animals all over the country, I know this is a big dream especially for a country like Greece where bureaucracy is brutal. I asked around and talked to vets and city officials from my city and there are no plans from the city council to do anything about stray animals even though the law says that they have to, they don’t care. My first priority is to keep being able to help and feed as many animals as I can and if god willing and with your help we can raise enough money for the shelter project to be realized then that would be a dream come true. I know it is a big commitment and I am going to need a lot of support but with enough resources I know I can make it happen. So to every animal lover out there whatever you can spare is greatly appreciated. With just a little bit of love you change an animals life forever. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
I’m Alison and I’m 20 years old, my little dog Kira is an Shar pei of 4 months. She has a medical condition called entropion, this makes that her eyelashes have contact with her eye so it gets irritated and it’s really dangerous to her.
I need to pay an eye operation but it’s very costly and I don’t have too much money. So that’s why I’m asking your help so I can give Kira a better quality of life. She can’t open her eye most of the time and she feels very uncomfortable with the eyelashes touching her eye.
I don’t want her to suffer more so I really need to make the operation.
I would really appreciate if you can help me in this operation to give a better life to my previous Kira
I have created a foundation for horses after having an accident where I could no longer work in a regular job, so I created my own job, because I am creative person, and I have always worked and it was difficult not to be able to go back and earn in my first trained skill of banking and finance. So I decided to use my secondary skill qualifications in horses. This foundation was not only for myself – to create my own job. It’s purpose is to help other through exchange of service.
The last 12 years I worked very hard to pay and provide for all of the foundation, feeding and living costs, by myself. Over the last year, I have faced financially difficulty because people decided not to pay the work I had done in exchange for service in fairness, and then these same people decided to create me further issues by cutting my fences and letting my horses out. In the country we live it is very hard to recover these types of losses, and insurance only covers damages what the horses outside the property, but not what others do to us, therefore I have to pay to go to court. As the damages amounted to 30,000 euros, it has become financially hard to cover this cost, let alone go to court and has made buying hay, feed and to pay rent. Losing this money on damages takes away from buying not only feed but also medical supplies, treatments, helping further others.
The foundation consists of horses – where we help people around the world to learn on care, helping them horse issues and education, adoptions, helping the elderly when they are too old to manage their pets, when a pet or equine dies, equine therapy, emotional healing, grief counselling, rehabilitation of horses. I am the only earning person, I do it all, and have help from young interns onsite who are not paid, they are taught in exchange for work. All is about exchange. All I earn goes to the foundation, and having this loss is a lot and we owe already the bank the 30,000 euros for the damages over the last year.
This is the first time I am requesting asking for money publicly. My request 4,000 euros for an urgent donation so I can buy feed and hay for the horses and pay the current land rent, until I can work enough to catch up from the loss. It’s winter here and the land has turned into sluge because we had to pay for damages rather than investing in the ground. If damages were not fixed, we would be charge for not respecting the law. We really deserve this money, as great work has been achieved, and I want to continue as I know if I receive financial assistance now, I will be able one day be able to pay it forward to other people.
If we are helped, as an official foundation, we can provide a tax invoice where the person or persons donating can received a tax refund from this donation. So this makes a donation both giving and receiving aspect. We need urgent help, and we can give back via tax refund.
Many thanks for helping us, I very appreciate being able to ask via this site request form. With gratitude,
Please help us pay for our expenses for our beagle Rebel. Out of nowhere Tuesday he was dragging his back legs, couldn’t urinate, wouldn’t drink water etc. Our primary vet advised we rush him to emergency. No more than 24 hrs later he was having a larger ruptured disc removed on his spine. It will take a lot of rehab for him to walk again. Surgery is close to $8,000. Our down payment so far was 6,039 and that was just to get his treatment started . We are running out of credit cards and need tremendous help. Covid has already hurt us financially and now this. Rebel is our baby and we would second mortgage our house if we had to!! Please help if you can, we are desperate at this point. Thanks so much for reading/considering.
Hi everyone I’m a single mom with an almost 6 month old female puppy who needs to be fixed. The surgery will cost between $400 and $500 due to her size, she’ll be a large dog likely 70lbs full grown and is just over 40lbs now and they go by weight for survey. I had the money set aside for this when I got her but car problems came up and it needed repairs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance 😊
Tasni’ (Hello in Cree First Nations)
Here is my scruffy, adorable and mischievous dog Maskwa (bear in cree). He is a little over 1 year old and is half Chihuahua and half Pekingese. He is the light of my life and keeps me busy with cuddles and play time.
I would like to share a bit about myself. I am half Cree First Nations and grew up in foster care homes and volatile and dysfunctional family members. There was heavy physical, emotional, sexual and mental abuse for many years. There was also the sad stereotype that my First Nations family were heavy and destructive alcoholics. There was no stability and no love growing up.
Which makes sense that at 14 years I had my first major depressive break in reality and had a suicide attempt and later turning into a year chaotic mania. Back then we didn’t know I had bipolar disorder and continued to treat it as depression. Which led me to a young life starting at 16 years old of addiction, instability, chaos, abusive relationships, and poverty (after I left home at 16).
Over the years I’ve learned to pull myself out of that chaotic life and away from addiction and abusive relationships. But the battle of bipolar is real and the destruction that major depressive states that occur are terrifying. I get so low that I cannot see the light of life and lose all will to live. I have attempted suicide since a youth, 5 times in my life. Some worse than others, but all life-damaging and destructive.
I do manage most of my bipolar states with medication and therapy, which help a times, but so far, when a major deep deep depression begins, there is no way of stopping it.
Which brings me to why I’m reaching out for support.
You see, during one of these major bipolar depressive states, my psychiatrist suggested I get a pet to care for and to help with the depression.
I didn’t grow up with pets so it was a new concept to relish the idea of getting a pet, like a dog.
So I found this adorable puppy that pretty much walked into my life and took over everything!!! I had to learn how to potty train, and help him when teething, and managing his shenanigans all the time. He brought so much love into my life!
I was so focused on him that I was astounded when I hadn’t had the bone and soul crushing depression for most of the year. I was amazed. And so thankful.
But I wish I did things a little differently while I was raising Maskwa. Especially at the beginning. Sure I was distracted with Maskwa, but it didn’t take away a lot of the residual issues I had that came with even low levels of depression. I still had a lot of anxiety and aversion to going outside a lot. I mostly stayed indoors and played with Maskwa and was too shy to interact with other dog owners when he was young.
Then about 6 months in, he started barking at everyone and everything. It got to the point that he is walked early early morning or very late at night so to avoid other people and dogs, which he will just lose his mind over and bark until they are away from us. He also started to show great levels of separation anxiety as well.
And this makes me so sad for him. I feel he is missing out on interacting with other dogs and having a much more freeing and outgoing life in general. He is a cuddle bug indoors, but once he’s outside, he is a wild, out of control dog.
I don’t work right now and am trying to go back to school. My husband manages our bills and rent and we are stretched thin, so extensive training for Maskwa isn’t even on the horizon for us.
But I came across a website and a dog training boarding school with a successful business in retraining the most difficult of dogs. This makes me hopeful that he could learn to behave so he can interact with other dogs and have a fun, exploratory, playful life around other dogs and other people. The boarding school is about 5 – 8 week duration and stay and the cost is CAD $3500 -$5600. It depends on the severity of the issues.
There he will work through:
-Severe human and dog aggression,
-Intense leash reactivity,
-Extreme anxiety and fearfulness,
-High level of separation anxiety and confinement phobia,
-Serious hyper-ness and complete lack of impulse control,
-Incessant barking, constant jumping, massive pulling, non-stop whining, destructiveness
I know I messed up with his younger years of training, but I hope there is a way for support for him to help get retrained so he can enter into doggy society as a good boi, that I know that he is.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
And if anyone is able to help, I am most appreciative and thankful for everyone helping us out. Here is my Paypal.me information.
All my relations (a respectful term in cree)
I never thought I would have to resort to this, as I have been a donor on this website before and have helped others in need. But this is my last and only option because of my finances giving my rising college loans and current state of the economy with COVID-19.
My name is Daniel and my girlfriend and I are recent graduates who adopted a beautiful aussie shepherd/border collie mix. Koda is 16 weeks old; hes charismatic, energetic, loveable, and a hassle all at the same time. Unfortunately, we don’t know if he’s going to make it past this week. Dakoda got into a bowl of grapes on a counter and managed to swallow 7. We didn’t realize what happened until we heard him whimpering, barking as if he were in constant pain, and pacing back and forth without getting his hind legs of the ground. Little did we know about the toxicity of grapes in dogs, but after noticing a few were gone, we realized the severity. It’s scary. Kidney failure is the ultimate result, and we think that’s the ultimate fate of our little one.
We called poison control and told them the symptoms (we recommend not doing that because they charge $75 for a useless call). They were wrong with the diagnosis, however the main point they always say is bring them to a vet hospital asap. Since my girlfriend and I have financial issues, we had to look for cheap vets or vets where we could communicate and pick and chose the treatments, because getting slapped with a $5000 is not ideal. We rushed to an animal hospital about 40 minutes away, they brought him in without us because of COVID (not ideal) and ran tests which equated to $500 on top of the emergency fee visit. We did not know anything they we’re doing nor did they communicate their procedures. After, they charged us again unknowingly, and came out to talk to us again to say our little guy is infected with absolutely no blood work shown to us. They also said they’d have to induce vomiting, run 2-4 blood tests, and keep him overnight for 2 days to monitor. What are we supposed to say?
Long story short, they were not transparent with us and the treatments they did were ineffective. Although they got the grapes out, coming back with a diagnosis of saying your puppies kidneys are failing with no proof and slapping on a $3500 bill is unprofessional. Plus, we don’t have the money for any of that including dialysis, so we supposedly got placed on a payment plan that has yet to be brought upon us. Currently, we don’t know what’s up with his body, he’s completely different with every thing and we’re fearful he can collapse any time. We can’t bring him to a vet because we cant afford, so the only thing we can do is monitor and give him unconditional love until further notice.
The money is irrelevant right now to be honest. I just wish we were more careful. Please make sure your dogs are always safe and make sure they don’t ingest chocolate, grapes/raisins, onions, corn, avocados and much more. Also, buy pet insurance, because you’ll be covered.
Here is my paypal if you so choose to donate:
Hi, I’m a 19 year old girl, I legally became an adult at 16 because my parent was neglectful. I’ve worked my ass off since I was 15 by working and going to school and always getting straight As and a few Bs. I have my associates degree and am waiting to continue schooling until i can get back to a good financial place.
This year has been really hard for me. I started off spending the first month of 2020 in the hospital. And I was able to stay afloat with bills from that since I’m good with handling finances and keep an emergency fund, but I lost my job when COVID hit and unemployment only pays me about one third of what I was making. So I’ve been making it by just barely making ends meet. I’ve had thousands of inevitable, but no ones hired me yet and based on the status of us possibly going back into lock down I don’t see this changing any time soon.
I never thought I would be in this position of having to ask for someone to help me with money since I’m so used to taking care of myself and being in my own, but then this last streak of unfortunate events broke me.
I have a ragdoll kitten who has helped me through this year, I got her from a box in front of a grocery store a year ago and she has been the only thing keeping me going through some of this. And this is why I’m asking for donations today. Because my kitten Lux woke me up at midnight a few weeks ago and was seizing. I drove her to the vet and on the way she had a second seizure in my lap as I tried to safely speed her to get emergency care. She ended up having a grand total of five seizures and had to stay in the emergency vet for four nights until I had to check her out due to lack of funds even though she still wasn’t better. They gave me seizure medication and I spent about a week not sleeping and just making sure she was okay and giving her the medication to stop any coming episodes. She’s no longer having seizures, but she has some permanent brain damage that causes her to start seizing when she gets scared.
I pulled out a line of credit before taking her out of the hospital, but wasn’t able to get approved for a second one since I’m only 19. Her total bill ended up being about $3,900 and I’m struggling a lot financially now. I’ve started only eating one meal a day max to save money and not get behind on rent or other bills. Any kind of donation would help, even if you can only contribute dollars at a time.
Hello! As I write this, I’m a little embarrassed but I keep telling myself what kind of Dog Mama would I be if I didn’t exhaust all possibilities. I handle things on my own but a series of financial “bumps” have put us here. I realize everyone has their own burden but my hope is that people can spare a couple of dollars, literally. It’s so hard for me to ask for help because I am used to being the helper.
We are a family of five- Due to COVID our hours have been reduced; My mom also lives with us and we take care of her. In the past week, random acts of violence have caused us to purchase five tires for our two vehicles…My husband and I both attend online school and our computer died after five years and we had to replace it…We just spend over $500 on Howie, our family doberman because he has been experiencing intense itching and is starting to lose his fur. The $500 covered antibiotics (he ended up getting a gnarly infection from scratching), comprehensive exam, medications, and lab work. The vet now tells me that Howie needs a biopsy while under sedation so they can pinpoint what is causing his itchy coat/skin and start allergy shots. The quote was between $500-$1300.
Howie is more than a pet, he is part of family. Sometimes Dobermans get a bad reputation but he is a gentle soul. We have had him since he was a puppy and my kids have grown to love him for the past three years and likewise. Howie would know somehow when the kids were about to come home and he would sit at the window and wait for the bus to appear. He is so protective of all of us and someone tried to break into our backyard months ago and my Howie scared him away. Howie is suffering because of his allergies; I tried to put a cone of shame on him and mittens to help him stop scratching but it is no use. He drags his body on the floor, wall, anything that he can use to relieve his itch. He stays up all night until he is so exhausted that he finally passes out. His once beautiful coat\skin is now an angry, red bumpy mess. He whines a lot now, probably because he is so uncomfortable and we feel bad for him. He has lost all the hair on his chest, has patches missing from his side, patches on his rear, it looks so bad, I previously thought he had mange. You can make such a difference for Howie; Please show Howie some love with anything you can spare; I am depending on the generosity of others to help my furbaby out. Thank you for taking the time to read this and take care.
Any amount will make a difference to Howie. If we succeed in making Howie better, I plan on paying it forward on this site.
Hello! We need $6500 for surgery. Our sweet girl Lucy has a tumor behind her right eye. We have two options, to remove her eye or try to save the eye and just remove the tumor, which is a more costly way to go but we would like to save her eye. Of course we would all love her just the same with just one eye, but if we can save it we would! Lucy joined our family in 2015 to help my autistic son. He was struggling with self- regulation and had trouble calming down when he was over stimulated or anxious. We also though a dog would help him develop his motor skills and a sense of responsibility. She has helped in all the ways we were hoping for, and so many more. She is a source of comfort for all of us. What we didn’t expect at the time we got her was that she would help all of us heal from a difficult divorce and accept new husband as her own. She is protective, smart and so funny. She has incredible ability to sense when one of us id hurting or down and she nuzzles her big Boxer head into your body until she gets your attention and makes you feel better. She is my son’s best friend and she has brought him out of his shell. He is completely responsible for her care and does it perfectly every time. She has taught him responsibility, accountability, self- control and improved his communication skills. She has taught us all a thing or two about love. I have lost two other boxers to cancer, both were 10 when we lost them. Lucy is only 6! We can not lose her. If she does not have this removed it will most certainly grow or even worst spread to her brain. We can not afford the surgery. We bought a bad house that has ruined us financially. We are struggling to put food on the table and pay our bills. The house situation was not our fault, but it was especially not sweet Lucy’s fault. She does nothing but love us unconditionally. The vet has quoted a price of approximately $6000, but it does not include any medicines she would need or anything unexpected, nor does it include the initial visit too the specialist to access the eye, which is why I am requesting a bit more than that. We are so desperate to help Lucy and save her. We need her in our lives, especially my son. I implore you to help us as we have no one to turn to right now. Thank you for considering our sweet Lucy and our family.