January 25, 2012
Fixnation has been the backbone and major support of my own Cat Rescue and Adoption Group called Krazy For Kats. I began my work in rescue a few years ago when I was called on by a friend to assist a feral cat and her babies in a backyard. It was my 1st experience in working with ferals and while I have had cats before, I was unaware of the extent of the homeless cat population in Los Angeles. When I took the kittens to a local vet and told them about the feral colony in the neighborhood, they immediately had me contact Karn Myers and Mark Dodge to get educated on proper TNR. When I rescued this first feral cat family, I realized that I had a burning desire to work more closely with animals. Karn invited me to volunteer at their free spay/neuter clinic a week later. I was shocked at the amount of cats that were brought in to be fixed! I never knew there were people who actually dedicated their time and energy to help these homeless, starved and often injured cats on the streets of LA! I found that I could no longer turn a blind eye. I was so impressed by the dedication of Karn and Mark that I immediately began to volunteer at their spay/neuter clinics. I started with TNR and then began taking in the baby kittens to place for adoption. While working with Fixnation, my own rescue group was formed and I brought 100's of cats per year to their clinic for medical treatments. I have been with Fixnation from the beginning and watched it grow into the amazing organization that they are. During my volunteer work, I was able to get first hand knowledge on how to take care of the cat/kitten rescues, how to educate the public on spay/neuter in my cat adoptions and become a part of a team of animal lovers that have devoted their time to saving lives. Fixnation has become THE place to go for all rescue workers in TNR. It is also where we refer our adopters for basic medical care with their own cats. The clinic staff and vets are extremely knowledgeable, caring and always there to assist you. Fixnation is one of the GREAT Nonprofits of California and deserves to be recognized on the highest levels. Thank you Karn and Mark of Fixnation for your vision, dedication and love for cats. You are an inspiration to us all! Michele Guzy, Founder Krazy For Kats, Inc.
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