Hi, my name is Emir, I'm from Turkey, and I have recently adopted a kitten (Luna) from a shelter. Immediately, after seeing me, Luna jumped across a tiny box where she was put along with dozen more cats and started looking for all the ways to grab my attention. She chosed me, and after adopting her, there hasn't passed one day without her constantly being by my sides, cuddling for hours and sleeping next to me. But ever since I got her, her health slowly started deteriorating. In less than a month she developed numerous symptoms like persistent conjunctivitis, loss of appetite, gingivitis, lethargy and recently her abdomen filling up with heavy amounts of fluid. Because of that fluid our vet strongly suspects that Luna is infected with Coronavirus that causes FIP or FeLV which is feline leukemia virus. Our vet said that the cat needs immediate diagnostics and to start with the appropriate therapy as soon as possible. The problem is, diagnostics costs about 180 USD and then the treatment for FIP, which is more probable to be the case, costs about 2000 USD, and for FeLV is somewhat less than that amount. The problem is, for diagnosis I need to sedate my cat and the last time she was sedated she contracted diarrhea that she did not yet recovered from. If I put her to go through the same thing again, I must be sure that I will have financial resources to continue her therapy, otherwise I won't do it, because if I'am not able to pay the therapy, I want to make her short life as painless as I possibly can.
I need the funds as soon as possible, because it improves the chances of our kitten to recover.
Thank you all in advance for your help!
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