My Little Babe
I rescued Strummer, a 2lb chihuahua, from the streets of San Francisco 5 years ago and she has been my best friend ever since. From America to Europe, we've been side by side, faithful friends to the end.
Life Changes So Quickly
Recently, I had to take Strummer to the veterinarian after finding a lump on her chest. We hoped for the best, but after doing a biopsy on the tumor, I found out my darling Strummer has cancer.
After seeing an oncologist, they determined they were unable to operate to remove the tumor, as she is so small. Thankfully, after a week of treatment, the tumor has been reduced and she will be able to be operated on Wednesday, August 7th. If all goes well, the surgery will remove the cancer from her body and she will have a clean bill of health.
So, now what?
Treatment is going to be in the $3k range, which is beyond my means. I hate to beg for money, so instead, each $5 donation will be an entry to win some AMAZING prizes!
What Can I Win? (OMG, REALLY?!)
- A 3 month Vegan Cuts Snackbox subscription *or* a 3 month Vegan Cuts Beauty Box subscription
- The NEW Bake & Destroy cookbook + a Bake and Destroy T-Shirt
- An Obsessive Confection Disorder Gift Box ($100 Value!)
- A tasty Chicago Vegan Foods prize pack
- A selection of books by Joni Marie Newman
- The 1st 2 issues of cruelty free publication Laika Magazine
- Stitch'd Ink Cross Stitch Kits by Miss City Down
- A selection of HAIR FIX hair and bodycare products
- Knit goodies from Sailor Mouth Handmade
- Pet Treats made by My Sweet vegan author, Hannah Kaminsky
- Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary by Maya Gottfried
- A Pansy Maiden cruelty-free Bag
- Nutritional Pet Consulting (via Skype, phone, or email) by Elisabeth Redman
- A signed copy of The Vegan Girl's Guide to Life; which features a Strummer drawing inside and on the back, hehe!
- A 6 pack of Sweet and Sara Rice Crispy Treats (just added!)
- A Vaute Couture Sweatshirt (just added!)
- An Enjoy KALE or Special KALE shirt from The Engine 2 Diet (just added!)
- Vegan Pizza cookbook by Julie Hasson + her gluten free baking mixes (just added!)
- A One Year Subscription to Big Fat Vegan Radio- a $250 Value (just added!)
More prizes and more details on the prizes are coming, so stay tuned!
I will be numbering each donation ($5 = 1 entry / $25 = 5 entries / etc.) and on Friday, August 16th, I will announce the winners.
ANY FUNDS RAISED BEYOND THE COST OF TREATMENT WILL BE DONATED TO AN ANIMAL SANCTUARY, tbd.
The Little Patient
Strummer is being so strong and sweet, as usual. She hasn't been slowed down by treatment thus far and I'm hoping for a speedy recovery, so she can keep licking faces and breaking hearts all over the world!