Adrianna is a young and beautiful little bunny who has now been “twice saved.” Once from the dangers of the wild after being abandoned by her owners and now, many months later, from an unexpected medical emergency.
On Sunday morning, Sept 4th, it was discovered that her uterus had prolapsed and was ballooned outside her body. She was obviously in distress, not eating or drinking much and she was brought into the GHRS rabbit center for medication and observation. Being that it was a holiday weekend, the timing couldn’t have been worse and all vetoffices were closed. Adrianna was in desperate need of medical attention and we made the decision to take her to the 24 hour Cobb Emergency Vet hospital.
The doctor who examined Adrianna advised us that the only possible solution was to spay her immediately. Committed to the rabbits in our care, we decided to go ahead with the procedure. It was a good thing we did, as they found that her condition internally was deteriorating and to wait would most likely have ended her life.
Below is a picture of Adrianna before her emergency surgery. We apologize for the graphic nature of the photo but felt it was important to represent the reality of her situation. When faced with this, it was impossible to deny her the care she needed and get it to her as quickly as possible.
Adrianna was just a baby when her rescuer, Andrea, saw her wandering through a neighborhood. Andrea called the Georgia House Rabbit Society and we committed to help save this little bunny. We sent in Johna to catch her and her siblings, all of which were terribly neglected and left to fend for themselves outdoors. (Click here to read our original story of their rescue) It took persistence to get this little gal, she didn’t trust people. Johna scaled fences, crawled under porches and through ditches to catch them all, assisted by Andrea, the rescuer who called us.
Andrea, an animal lover who herself once ran a cat rescue, had previously owned and loved rabbits and was willing to be her new foster home. The bun was a bit feral but her personality began to blossom with the love she was receiving. Adrianna started to trust her caretaker and really enjoyed the affection she was getting from her new foster family.
Then, suddenly, this medical emergency happened. Now, the GHRS is left with a huge emergency vet bill of almost $1400. This amount would normally save at least 10 rabbits and get them ready for adoption but it has gone for one very special little girl. We think she deserved the chance to live and be happy but we could sure use your help to cover her bill so that we can still save those other rabbits who need us.**
Please “ Chip-In for Adrianna.” You can do this several ways. You can donate through Paypal by clicking the Paypal button below. Or you can do it by old fashion mail, or by calling the shelter, 678-653-7175, with your credit card information. Click here to be directed to our Contact page for our shelter phone number and mailing address. If you make a donation, just be sure to note that it is to help Adrianna.
Binky’s and bunches of thanks from all the GHRS Bunnies! We couldn’t do it without you
** This is an amended total which is a bit higher from what was originally stated. This represents the final total bill.