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Diane from Mansfield adopted her baby girl ‘Abby’ 13 years ago when she was just a 12- week old puppy. ‘Abby’ the Maltese cross, has been her loyal dog ever since. Over the years she has walked every day with Diane’s’ daughter Sally who has lymphoedema in both legs, suffers depression and also PTSD.

“ I was up to 180kg at the start but with help from Abby, I’m currently down to 135kg. Abby is a massive support system for me we love her.” Said Sally.

We always talk about the massive difference pets make to our mental wellbeing, but helping drop
45kg gives testament to what help they give physically.

‘Abby’ became very unwell and needed to be rushed to the local vet. Dr. Chelsea Hair and her talented staff at Delatite Vet. Dr. Chelsea discovered that ‘Abby’ was suffering severe pancreatitis, which is crucial especially for a more senior dog. PMC was contacted and ‘Abby’ was treated for the condition.

She had a wonderful 24 hours at home but became very unwell and was in extreme pain. Dr Chelsea Hair from Delatite Vet had put in 110% for their darling and was distraught as we all came to realise that Abby needed her eternal wings.

Rest in peace sweetheart…

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It’s hard enough to lose a parent at the age of 16 let alone facing the prospect of losing the same parents’ lovely cat less than two weeks later. Well, young Ryan was looking at this prospect with the family cat ‘Winnie’ needing urgent dental work to keep her from potentially passing too.
Ryan living with his pensioner mum knew the cost for the dental surgery would exceed the strict budget they have to live on. Coming across Pet Medical Crisis Ryan acted beyond his young years and reached out for our help. We gave it to him gladly.

Ryan and his mum got ‘Winnie’ the cat to Gippsland Veterinary Hospital where they looked after her brilliantly. ‘Winnie’ is now happily back at home and Ryan knows his dads’ last wishes were honoured by taking care to make sure his little cat has been looked after. A nice thing to be part of at Pet Medical Crisis 

Winnie is a real tonic for her boy Ryan.
So pleased to have them reunited in health.

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Chantele a disability pensioner whose mother passed away recently has 2 children with special needs. Her youngest son has a superb therapy cat called Sprinkles who brings enormous joy to all the family.

The family was devastated when Sprinkles was hit by a car and suffered a facial trauma needing urgent surgery. This unexpected cost couldn’t have come at a more desperate time and they faced having Sprinkles unnecessarily killed.

Pet Medical Crisis was contacted for help and were happy to assist. Sprinkles went to surgery on the 29th of October at Sale Veterinary Centre and has made a full recover. The family couldn’t be more grateful.

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‘Darcy’ a 12-year-old Staffy loves two things the most in this world. He loves his family that consists of his Mum who adopted him 12 years ago, and his sister who is a 2-year-old toddler named Indy. And the second thing he loves is his KONG toy, which he carries everywhere he goes only dropping to eat or drink. It was his trusty KONG toy that made mum Shareen notice ‘Darcy’ was unwell when he wasn’t carrying it in his mouth and seemed out of breath and seemed to be swelling before her eyes.

Darcy had a cardiac effusion (fluid around the heart) and without treatment would not survive. PMC was contacted and ask to help and we donated to Wandin vet to get the friendly boy over the line.

“Darcy is a much-loved family member and best friend to me and my little two-year-old Indy. He has been by my side for over 12 years and has helped me thru a lot of life’s ups and downs. He has always been the man of the house … he means more to us than anything in the world, he is apart of me like a shadow at my feet. Being a single mum we have used up our entire savings trying to help him, now those funds have diminished the lovely people at Pet Medical Crisis have been our angels in this emotionally hard time … we cannot thank them enough for helping us and supporting us through this difficult time .”

‘Darcy’ has made a good recovery and he gets all the cuddles he deserves from his adoring family.

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Gentle Kelpie X Abbey from Gippsland is the adored 6yo sweetheart of a family of 4. Mum and Dad and 2 teenagers. It’s been a tough year with Dad having 2 health issues that left the family’s income depleted.

When Abbey developed an immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia she was treated with medication which couldn’t control the disease. With her health deteriorating before their eyes the family’s hearts were breaking – feeling helpless to save their darling girl.

Mum Sandra called Dr Chris to prepare to say a final farewell to their girl.

Dr Chris from Maffra Vet contacted Pet Medical Crisis this evening as a last resort to save Abbey’s life. He discounted the cost of her care, the family used their last $300 and Pet Medical Crisis donated their maximum of $1,000 – enough to give this sweet girl a life-saving blood transfusion tonight with another $200 – probably to go on a payment plan.

Abbey showed some good signs of improvement and was able to eat and drink for the first time in days the next morning. She has gone home and is cured – gradually getting her strength back and centre of her family’s loving care again.

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Wolverine, this poor kitty has had a terribly painful couple of days crying and begging for attention.
Something wasn’t right. For ‘Wolvy’ to hide and not come running when it was dinnertime meant something had to be wrong.

Once ‘Wolvy’ got to the vets, Kirinia single mum of two lovely little girls, was informed there was a high chance that he wouldn’t be coming home unless he was able to have the life-saving surgery he desperately needed.


“We have been told that if we did not take Wolverine in straight away he would have died as his bowel would have burst. His urine has had nowhere to go.
I can’t half imagine the pain this poor baby is going through. Finance is what was going to have his little sisters almost needing to say goodbye to this tough kitty as he was too sick too soon and the emergency surgery is costly.”

‘Wolverine’ is a brother to fluff dog Toby and his 2 human sisters who love him so much they wouldn’t know what to do if he were suddenly gone. Thanks to PMC and the vets at Passionate Vetcare, ‘Wolverine’ has now healed well.

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‘Queen’ is a 3-year-old assistance dog for Rebecca and her family, in particular her beautiful little 2-year-old granddaughter Mercadies. Mercadies loves to pat and stroke the loving dog’s ears which calms and keeps her happy. Mercadies has two older sisters Brittany and Selina (who has been diagnosed with ADHD) who ‘Queen’ also loves and cares for.
‘Queen’ managed to badly tear open her leg on some sheet metal that the family, who is on a disability pension were unable to afford.

“Queen’ isn’t just a pet to us she has been part of our family since the day she was born. She has helped us through all the hard times and has stayed by our side” said Rebecca. “I thank Fur Life vet in Epsom, Kate Watts’ clinic coordinator and Pet Medical Crisis for helping us get Queen’s leg fixed. I don’t know what I would have done without their help”.
‘Queen’ is back home having more cuddles and ear rubs – just where she belongs!

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‘Dustin’ the adventurous 2-year-old cat went missing for 4 days and unfortunately got far more than he bargained for on his trip. When ‘Dustin’ was found he had mutilated his leg in what was believed to have been a brutal rabbit trap. Darcey, the mother of two young kids, didn’t know what she was going to do after taking ‘Dustin’ to the Bellarine Vet Newcomb and being told he would need his leg amputated.

‘Dustin’s’ bestie is young daughter Sydney who is 4 and adores the cheeky cat. Mum Darcey knew without the surgery the cat would surely die and leave a collective hole in the entire family’s hearts. “Dustin is great for the children’s mental wellbeing and helps them understand love and compassion.” Reaching out to PMC through the vets meant we’re able to step in and assist the grateful family and donate our maximum which was enough help get this kitty back with his family.

‘Dustin’ is now adjusting to life with 3 legs and will hopefully not want to be so adventurous in the future.

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Cristabel is a kind-hearted mother of three sons who sadly all have medical conditions and disabilities. Cristabel suffers also with PTSD and narcolepsy, but rather than dwell on the negatives in life she decided to share kindness by rescuing horses and dogs over the last few years. Her 3-year-old Dachshund ‘Ducky’ had a really tough start to life after being bred by a back yard breeder. She had all sorts of injuries which set the family back nearly $6000, however ‘Ducky’ has still been training to be an assistance dog for the Mother and kids.

Tragically ‘Ducky’ was bitten in one of the first cases of snake bites to come to us in 2019. After already having one shot of antivenin that costs $1000 she started dropping her oxygen saturation and the chances of her survival became less due to the lack of a second shot. PMC had already spent our maximum to help Cristabel and her family save the cute little lady.

Cristabel went on to explain “It was only a few days ago Bojangles our rescue horse was found dead in the paddock so to be hit with this two nights later has no words. Losing both would be like a punishment beyond understanding.” Cristabel said in a broken voice.

Animal Referral Hospital in Essendon Fields cared for ‘Ducky’ and applied a 25% discount for the proud Mum. After some great case-work, PMC managed to get the second shot of antivenin donated free-of-charge by the incredibly generous ‘Summerland Serums’ and John Curtin, working in with support from the team at ‘ProVet’.

Receptionist Corrine from Essendon Fields was tearful when Pet Medical Crisis secured a second vial of antivenin. Ducky’s life lay in the balance and when Corrine went home the previous night it was with trepidation that she’d not see her again. On returning to work next morning Ducky greeted her with a tail wag, a lick and stood up on her four legs for the first time since being admitted with a deadly snakebite.

“There is no doubt about it – she would have been dead without your help!” “She was over the moon to see me, doing her little excited whimper that she does, but still very weak. The swelling in her face had almost completely gone.” Said mum Cristabel.

‘Ducky’ was transferred to the Lort Smith for her next round of care. ‘Ducky’ the brave little girl could not eat for a few days and her throat was swollen initially, and she looked a little like she’s about to go scuba diving with all her tubes.

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June 19th, 2019 10:00am

Mum Carol visits her desperately ill boy in hospital

Mum Carol Watt from Kerang couldn’t give up on her boy Puss-Puss who saved her life 8 months ago when she felt suicidal. In financial crisis though she had nowhere else to turn.

350 mls of pus was drained from Puss-Puss’s chest cavity and with a $1,000 donation from PMC and another large single donation of $1,000 from one of our supporters, Carol and her 10 yo daughter were relieved of the financial burden and were able to get their loved boy home again to make all of their lives that much sweeter.

Pets bring untold mental health therapy – and securing that bond for owners in necessitous circumstances is what Pet Medical Crisis do best.

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