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Weʼre raising £350 to help pay towards flukes vet bills

Shefford, UK

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Apolgises for the long story, on how we came about Fluke (we named him this!) but i feel all details are necessary to really show the seriousness of abondoning animals :(

A couple of sundays ago (13/05/18) at 8pm, my husband and I were travelling back from a weekend away, where we stopped on the side of the a6 Bedford near Silsoe, my husband had drunk to much on the drive back and couldnt wait till we got back to Shefford. He went deep into the bushes to give himself more privacy where he saw a cardboard box behind a tree, tucked into some bushes and it was all taped up. Interested in what this was, as it looked very out of place, my husband started to rip the box when it started to move and out popped a rabbits head, it seemed friendly, but it had a nasty gammy eye. Now you dont have to be an animal lover to know that is absolutey disgusting. To treat a once loved family pet like that, not even giving it a chance to survive, for the size of the rabbit this box was very very small, and it was taped up in a way that the rabbit had no chance of escaping itself, it was left to die in a completely disgusting way. We got it home and gave it some water and carrot which were gone in 5 minutes.

My husband and I took it to the vets the next morning where they tell us the eye is very swollen, very sore and very infected, so antibiotics are given immediately, however where we stand now is the vets are 80% sure this rabbit will need its eye removed, which is where this crowdfund has come from. We are more than prepared to give this rabbit a loving home, but as much as we would love to be able to pay for this rabbits treatment outright, we just simply cannot afford it on our own, obviously we dont have insurance and would be impossible to get it now to help with the vet bills & If we dont take responsibilty of fluke then theres a chance he could be put down due to the cost of the surgery! So we need your help, the response that was received to express your outrage was incredible, so if you could donate anything to help, it really would help out weigh the evil that this rabbit, and many other animals are going through everyday.

Many thanks for reading. We will of corse upload a photo of the receipt from the vets, and if for any reason we go over our target we will donate the rest to the RSPCA & Henlow Vets who have been amazing to Fluke.

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    35

    • Sophie Hindmarsh

      Sophie Hindmarsh

      May 29, 2018

      Get well soon fluke x

      £20.00

    • Cassie

      Cassie

      May 25, 2018

      This is really sweet guys! I hope your kindness inspires others the way it has me :)

      £10.00

    • Helen Cawley

      Helen Cawley

      May 22, 2018

      £10.00

    • Gemma Roper

      Gemma Roper

      May 22, 2018

      Let's get him better! Cant wait to meet him x

      £10.00

    • Victoria Sage

      Victoria Sage

      May 21, 2018

      I know you’ve made your target already but hopefully this can buy little Fluke a recovery treat! Well done on rescuing him!

      £5.00

    • manda shortman

      manda shortman

      May 21, 2018

      just a little bit of help for Fluke. Well done for taking him on :) He's a lucky bunny!

      £5.00

    • Beverley Morris

      Beverley Morris

      May 21, 2018

      Just a little to help x

      £5.00

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