We had already spent 900 dollars of our rent money on diagnosing our beautiful Reef, the calico cat that rescued us 2 years ago when I reached out to For the love of Alex. Reef had diabetes and muscle atrophy.
We were 6 weeks into the Covid crisis, both my husband and myself unemployed all that time, and for noone knows how long, and I really felt hopeless. None of our local resources were taking cases due to quarantine rules. When the angelic voice on the phone said she was with FTLA I couldn't believe it! ( When I emailed them I fully expected to be turned down, simply because of the number of families in need. )They were going to help! Reef had a chance! My prayers were answered by the Angel's. Alex's angels.
Turns out after further tests that I could not have gotten otherwise, that Reef is not only diabetic but she has an old spinal cord injury that is being worsened by muscle atrophy and arthritis. Also turns out she is a senior kitty, between 8 and 12 years old.
Reef really had no chance to live out her years with us without FTLA.
Now we are able to manage both her pain and her diabetes, and she is coming back to herself. Our queen.
There will never be words adequate to communicate our thankfullness, but we will pay it forward in thanks and testimony. Please, even if it's only 5 dollars, give to FTLA when you can. Share their posts. They are the real deal, helping pet families in dire emergency.