Thank you for keeping little Finn in your thoughts.
The surgery on
Finn’s right foot did not go as well as we had hoped. The bones in her
leg were much too brittle and some of the bones shattered during the
That would’ve been fine if her other leg had remained
"normal"; however, soon after the surgery, the left leg, as it was
continuing to develop and grow, became twisted just as badly as the
right leg. This was not good since we were hoping she’d be able to put
most of her weight on the left leg.
Her vet feels that the only way
she will be able to get around sufficiently, without further damaging
the right leg, is to amputate her entire right leg and to get her a
custom-built cart with wheels. They make carts for dogs, cats, and
other animals, and it enables them to get around when they can’t use
their back legs.
Our next step is to look into the wheeled carts and
then most likely have her right leg amputated. Our vet feels that this
is her only chance at having an acceptable quality of life.
a family who is willing to adopt her and bond her to two bunny
friends. We are taking things week by week to see if it will be
possible for the family, who is very dedicated to rabbits, to take
care of her.
Thank you again for your letter and donation. Finn’s
veterinary care would not be possible without contributions such as