Consider unemployed animal lovers

2018-06-12 06:00

I wish to express my absolute dismay and anger that I feel with regards to the difficulty that I have experienced regarding the adoption of a kitten.

I’m a single mom and recently divorced. At the demand of my husband at the time, we had to get rid of our beloved pets, which broke my and my two children’s hearts.

The children and I are now living with my folks. My son of eight years has a desire for a kitten. I believe it will be good for his emotional state.

I enquired from the AACL and SPCA and some other animal adoption agencies.

I am prepared to pay the adoption fee but I will not be able to afford a private vet. They charge far too much. I am currently unemployed. I was told by the AACL and SPCA that they will not be able to help me with future veterinary care. I will have to go to a private vet.

I don’t understand why a single mom cannot get any assistance. I am willing to pay the fee and give a cat a home for goodness sake.

So my son must be disappointed again.

Single moms should really be given some kind of consideration.

Tania Evershed, Email

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