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I catch and release and feed the strays and feral cats in my neighborhood. One evening as I was getting ready to feed them, I noticed Scar. He was a big fluffy gray kitty that would hang around a big orange kitty that I named Mufasa (hence the name, Scar).

As the months went by, I noticed that Scar’s eyes were dilated and looked to be larger than normal. As I watched him he seemed okay but I could feel in my belly that something was wrong. I had to do something about it.

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My feeling was correct as I noticed the next day at feeding time, Scar was searching for his food that was right in front of him. After that, I talked to my roomie/best friend she agreed that we had to help!

The next day we made our spare bedroom a room for Scar. After we got him in and settled, I took him to my vet, Dr. Barnard. Doc B had confirmed what I thought, glaucoma!! We tried the drops but knew that we would have to make the decision to have his eyes removed.

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The time came to have the left eye removed and we knew the right eye would be next. I made the decision to have both done at the same time so that it would be less traumatic for Scar. After the surgery, a year of payments, and 4 years later, we have a happy, healthy, frisky blind kitty who runs the house!

Feels good not to turn a “blind” eye to an animal in need.

Must LOVE CATS!!
Trisha 🙂

Trisha Crance
Chandler, AZ

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Originally posted by The Animal Rescue Site.