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OVC supplies surprising life-saving surgical procedure


Ophelia’s story is one in every of resilience, teamwork and generosity which have come collectively to vary a life!

Ophelia is roughly three years previous and got here into the care of the Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre as a stray. When it got here time to discover a loving dwelling, Ophelia was despatched to our companions, the Ontario Veterinary Collage on the College of Guelph, for her spay surgical procedure. 

Life-threatening situation uncovered 

Throughout her process, the surgeon found that Ophelia had a pre-existing situation known as Diaphragmatic Hernia that wanted in depth emergency surgical procedure to right. The diaphragm separates the stomach from the chest cavity and, if there’s a tear, the organs from the cat’s physique can push by way of into the chest cavity – a life-threatening situation. 

OVC pledges their assist 

We had been relieved that the situation may very well be corrected and Ophelia would get the second probability she deserved. However surprising prices like this will have a huge impact on a charity. We had been stunned and so very grateful when the Ontario Veterinary Faculty (OVC) provided to offer the life-saving surgical procedure. 

“We’re so happy that Ophelia is recovering properly and has discovered the household she deserves. She was such a candy affected person and her glad ending makes me so glad!” says Dr. Alexandra Gillan, Supervisor of Veterinary Scientific Expertise, Ontario Veterinary Faculty. “We actually respect our relationship with the Orangeville Animal Centre and the Ontario SPCA! An enormous quantity of gratitude to the Ontario SPCA for all that you simply do for Ontario’s animals.”

Discovering her ceaselessly dwelling

Our volunteer driver, Rusty, fell in love with Ophelia when he drove her to her appointment. When she wasn’t with the opposite animals on the return journey again to the centre that day, he was fearful about her and pledged to offer her with the purr-fect post-op care as soon as she was launched. He fostered her for 2 weeks after surgical procedure, diligently caring for her rehabilitation wants to assist her get better. Rusty has since adopted Ophelia, who he has re-named Chloe. Apart from a big scar that may function a reminder of her ordeal, she is now residing her finest life!

Thanks to our associates on the OVC, Rusty, and everybody who helped make this second probability doable!  

“We’re so grateful for the assist the Ontario Veterinary Faculty and College of Guelph give to our furry associates,” says Daybreak Lyons, Supervisor, Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre. “Ophelia obtained the life-saving care she wanted due to the generosity of our companions. We’re ceaselessly grateful for his or her assist.”

Rusty and Ophelia   




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