That could take considerable time and money, says Carol Sonnex of Greater Victoria Animal Crusaders, a non-profit volunteer organization that is footing the bills for Noah's medical care.
may still need more surgery," Sonnex
...Sonnex, GVAC's spay/neuter co-ordinator, said she gets between 20 and 40 calls every day.
Please see Animal Page A12When funds permit, GVAC
also helps with medical costs for low income pet owners and helps with medical costs in animal rescue situations like Noah's.Those situations are all too common, says Sonnex
.In fact, Noah is just one example of what she
and other GVAC volunteers see on an almost daily basis."He's
not the only one.He's
an extreme example, but there's two or three a week," she
said.That pressure is putting the organization, which seldom if ever turns away an opportunity to help an injured stray, in financial straits.GVAC
fundraises vigorously, but simply can't stay keep up with the demand."We really need help.Unless we get more support, we won't be able to continue to do this," Sonnex