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Rescue Our Animal Shelter

Organized by: Mary Donaldson

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THE STORY:

We are currently in a financial crisis. Since we rely on donations to make ends meet, it can be difficult to keep our shelter up and running especially during the winter months. We currently have $0 in our account right now. You read that right: $0. We not only need money for our $3,000 vet bill but also for food, wood pellets (cat litter and heating), our electric and phone bills, and this years medical needs. 

Any bit of donation will truly help us and the lives of the cats we care for. 

We are an all volunteer, not for profit*, cage free, small animal shelter located in Chester Vermont funded by donations. We serve our community by rescuing cats and other small animals, having them spayed/neutered and doing our best to find loving homes for them to live out their lives in. In addition we work to educate the community on the importance of spaying/neutering, how to  care for and feed their pets. Pets adopted here will always be considered Webster’s House animals. We offer support to our adoptive families for as long as their pet lives.  

The feature of Webster's House we take particular pride in is taking in cats who would otherwise be euthanized and either give them the medical care they need or hospice them until they're ready to pass on. One of the most beloved stories of our shelter is Jesse. We got her from a couple who couldnt take Jesse where they were moving. When Jesse first arrived at our shelter, she didn't like other cats so she needed to be in a cage. After some time, she came around and had her own room where there were fewer cats. She fell into her role as a transition companion where she would help new cats orient themselves to their new home and help them build confidence with other cats. Sadly, she developed cancer but we knew she wanted to keep on living until her body gave out. After her diagnosis, we had Jesse for a happy. loving 5 months. Jesse is just one of the countless stories we have of dedication, love and endurance. 

Another aspect of our shelter we're excited to offer to the public is our therapy cat Merle. She was born at the shelter in November 2014 and developed an infection in her left eye. No matter how much we treated it, her eye never cleared up. Once she was old enough, the vet was able to save her eye and separate her inner eyelid. As she grew, we noticed she loved interacting with people, especially children. Since then, we've taken her to events such as the Annual Chester Fair, Heroes Day at the Putney Library and visits at the Good Odd Fellows Nursing ome in Ludlow, VT. Our ultimate goal is to have her officially registered as a therapy cat. 

Check out our video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjJz2p9e-OU

Our Website: 

https://www.webstershouse.wordpress.org

 

 

 

*All donated and raised funds go to the operation of the shelter, caring for the animals, fundraising, and the furthering of our mission. We are working on getting our 501 ( c ) 3 status. We're sorry but your contributions are NOT tax deductible at this time.

$635

 

2% Raised of $30,000 Goal

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  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Carla and Mike

    $100

  • Cindy Riendeau

    $50

  • Joan Johnson

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Amy Lanterman

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Claudine

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Florence Bolella

    $25

  • Schneidermeyer Family

    $100

  • The Nolan Family

    $50

  • Rebecca Dickson

    $50

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Mary Donaldson

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Donor Comments

Rebecca Dickson

Rebecca Dickson

DONATION: $50

Thank you for Kovu! 2 years ago

The Nolan Family

The Nolan Family

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Schneidermeyer Family

Schneidermeyer Family

DONATION: $100

We've adopted three beautiful cats from Mary...Chachi, Michi and Paige. She rescued and cared for all three until they were adopted by us. Mary and her volunteers work tirelessly to take care of these rescued animals 24/7, 365 days a year. Please help if you can. 2 years ago

Florence Bolella

Florence Bolella

DONATION: $25

To all volunteers who work tirelessly to provide shelter, furever homes, and comfort love to our feline friends 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Claudine

Claudine

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Amy Lanterman

Amy Lanterman

2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $10

Sorry we cant donate more right now, we will if we can 2 years ago

Joan Johnson

Joan Johnson

DONATION: $25

Doris McCusker 2 years ago

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