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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #117 on: March 25, 2008, 16:11:14 PM »
Brilliant news!  ;D

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #116 on: March 25, 2008, 14:21:57 PM »
 :hug: :hug: to you and Samui. So glad you had a good Easter together and thrilled that his sight is improving :Luv2:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #115 on: March 25, 2008, 12:15:21 PM »
Thats great news Ruth and for Samui amd Lana  ;D ;D

I am pleased you had a lovely Easter with the duo and also that Samuis eye is getting better. Please tell him to be careful and look after his precious eye  ;D

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #114 on: March 25, 2008, 11:53:34 AM »
 :thankyou:
To everyone who made a donation, the kind words, the support and your amazing generosity.  You have changed Samui's life, and indeed mine too.  Once again I am at a loss for words, but please know that I shall be forever grateful for what you all have done for my boy.  He is really doing well and I can see how his eye is getting clearer.  I am still trying to get a camera to take an updated pic of his eye but as soon as I find one I'll update the pic.
We had a lovely weekend together and I spoiled them rotten   :evillaugh: but they both deserved it!
I really hope that I can also be part of something like what you have all done for me.  Thanks everyone!!!
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #113 on: March 25, 2008, 10:29:08 AM »
That's great news, Ruth.   ;D

Lana, hope you had a super Easter break with the boys.  This news will make it all the sweeter.   :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #112 on: March 25, 2008, 10:24:16 AM »
Just an update for everyone. We have raised the full amount needed!

One of our members has put up the shortfall that we had left over so Tan is in the process of transferring funds now so that we can get the funds ready to transfer to the vet in South Africa. I sent an email to the clinic yesterday asking them for the final amount as one of our members kindly donated direct from her own South African account. We will have this paid off next week!

Thank you again to everyone who kindly donated to this special fundraising effort we put up, especially as this isn't a rescue in the UK.  No one was more of a sceptic when Lana first posted here than me, but it does my heart wonders to see how once we verified this story our members pulled together to help. You are truly amazing people. Thank you.   :hug:



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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #111 on: March 25, 2008, 10:16:10 AM »
Hope you had a great Easter Lana....bet the boys loved it too!  :Luv: :Luv:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #110 on: March 22, 2008, 13:34:51 PM »
:thanks: very much!
Going to spend Easter with my two boys, so looking forward to it very much!  Think they are going to be fed-up with me after this long weekend!

Happy Easter to all of you...

I doubt very much if your boys will get fed up with you ... they know their mummy loves them very much and if they can have you at home all weekend spoiling them rotten I'm sure they will be over the moon  ;)

Hope you all have a fab Easter xxx
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #109 on: March 20, 2008, 22:51:50 PM »
Thats brill news hun  :wow: ;D So pleased for you and darlin Samui  :Luv: :Luv:


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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #108 on: March 20, 2008, 13:28:00 PM »
 :thanks: very much!
Going to spend Easter with my two boys, so looking forward to it very much!  Think they are going to be fed-up with me after this long weekend!

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #107 on: March 20, 2008, 10:40:34 AM »
Thinking of you and your gorgeous furbabes and hoping all is going splendidly!  :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #106 on: March 18, 2008, 11:23:11 AM »
Hi Sue
I am indeed a very happy mum at the moment!!!   :)
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #105 on: March 18, 2008, 11:15:44 AM »
That's excellent Lana - sounds like he's well on the way to a full recovery - it's great that he's playing and mischievous again.  ;D  Bet you feel one very happy woman right now.   :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #104 on: March 18, 2008, 10:54:05 AM »
Heya all!
Just to let you know Samui is doing really well.  His eye looks much better and it looks as though it is starting to heal.  He is still on the medication but down to twice a day.  He's been playing like a kitten again, running around and jumping on everything and Sullivan not far behind him all the time!
I am still trying to keep him calm but that is something he doesn't want to do, just like a naughty child - but I let them have their fun up to a point before they get too rough.  He is still just indoors, don't want him to be outside in all the dust, etc.
Just glad my boy can see and that he doesn't have any pain anymore.
I'll definitely keep you updated and I have to take a pic of his eye but struggling a bit on my own  :), but I'll try my best!
Chat soon!
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #103 on: March 17, 2008, 13:47:41 PM »
this is fantastic news Lana... wonderful.

Sending lots of tummy tickles for Sullivan and Samuii... and :hug: for you.  Look forward to more udpates! 
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #102 on: March 17, 2008, 05:08:10 AM »
Hope you had a great weekend Lana....and the gorgeous puds also!  ;)  :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #101 on: March 14, 2008, 15:58:16 PM »
 :Bye: everyone, I hope you all have a lovely weekend!  I'll "see" you all on Monday.  Going to spend sum much needed quality time with my boys this weekend...

 :thanks: again for your generosity over the past week and for all your donations towards Samui's operation.  I have said it a few times, but just want to say it again - it means the world to me what each and everyone of you has done for us!  Thanks a million! 
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #100 on: March 14, 2008, 14:23:16 PM »
Thanks Gail!  ;)

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #99 on: March 14, 2008, 14:17:56 PM »
Umm....So I make it out to Purrs? Do I add a note saying "For Samui"  :-:

Yes just put for Samui  :)



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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #98 on: March 14, 2008, 13:58:58 PM »
Umm....So I make it out to Purrs? Do I add a note saying "For Samui"  :-:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #97 on: March 14, 2008, 13:52:22 PM »
Great news - I am really happy for you both  :hug:

I know how critical it was saving his only eye.  :)
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #96 on: March 14, 2008, 12:23:23 PM »
I hope so, but Sullivan knows Samui is "Da Boss" in the house and if he gets too much for Samui he usually lets Sullivan know he's had enough.  But I worry anyway... guess we all do about our kids...
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #95 on: March 14, 2008, 12:17:13 PM »
Its a weird thing but cats seem to know when another cat is not 100% so hopefully he will leave the head kicking til he is well on the mend!  :Luv:

So glad he is home and has a very positive outcome!  :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #94 on: March 14, 2008, 12:15:06 PM »
I hope Sullivan treats Samui with some respect......................ummmmmmmmmmmm doubt it  :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #93 on: March 14, 2008, 12:10:12 PM »
Yes true, but he can definitely see - Samui and Sullivan played like two teenagers last night and this morning, running around, playing hide and seek.  Although Doctor Bauer said I can treat Samui like a "normal cat" again, I am still a bit scared to not interfere when they play, it can sometimes get a bit rough!  Today is his first day back home "alone".... I can't wait to get back home...
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #92 on: March 14, 2008, 12:00:40 PM »
Wow its staggering that he can see! But he can so thats wonderful

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #91 on: March 14, 2008, 11:47:45 AM »
Thanky Sue!  ;D

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #90 on: March 14, 2008, 11:45:19 AM »
Just in case anyone else would like them, have copied Ruth's earlier post:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #89 on: March 14, 2008, 11:42:12 AM »
Could someone please PM me how and where to make a donation?  :-:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #88 on: March 14, 2008, 10:06:56 AM »
Woo Hoo what great news.  So pleased Dr Bauer is happy to not see Samui for another 4 months.

Sending big healing vibes to Samui and of course  :hug: to you and Sulllivan  :Luv2:
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2008, 09:46:57 AM »
 :Hello: everyone!
Okay, I got the pic from Doctor Bauer.  He took this yesterday when Samui went for his checkup.  If you are very squeamish - maybe you shouldn't look...
I'll try to update pics regularly so you all can share in the progress of his eye (I just need to find someone with a camera that can do closeup pics, but I'll find someone I am sure!).

And once again, a huge thanks to everyone for your :donate:'s!!!!


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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #86 on: March 13, 2008, 16:28:00 PM »
That news on Samui is just wonderful and I am so pleased  ;D

I would also like to thank everyone who has donated  :hug: :hug: :hug:

If anyone has a little bit they can add to the fund it will be most appreciated  ;D

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #85 on: March 13, 2008, 16:24:43 PM »
Hi Ruth
Thanks very much for the update!  Wow, that is so amazing and as you said, for not being a UK rescue and everyone helping Samui (me) is really great.  Again I want to say thanks to everyone who made a donation - Thank You Very Much!
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #84 on: March 13, 2008, 16:08:10 PM »
That's really great news Lana.

To update everyone on how the fundraising has gone this week, it's unbelievable that it's only been a week. We have raised £213 so far and after bank charges of £10 to transfer funds, if we were to transfer today, it will be roughly R3,240 we're helping pay towards the R4,585 left to pay for the vet.   

Thank you everyone for all your donations. We're going to keep this open for another couple days for anyone else who still wishes to donate a little something.

You have all been fantastic, especially for a cause that is not a UK rescue, your kindness is very much appreciated by all of us.

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #83 on: March 13, 2008, 12:42:57 PM »
That is great news. Well done Samui and hope you having a big party with Sullivan tonight to celeberate the good news. :play:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #82 on: March 13, 2008, 12:36:44 PM »
 :evillaugh: hee hee - he rumbled my cunning ruse to have his lovely little face around here all the time.....  just as well, 'cos Sullivan wouldn't be too happy about that either, I'm sure!   :rofl:  Give them both a gentle chin rub from me, Tess and Paddy  :hug:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #81 on: March 13, 2008, 12:28:00 PM »
What beautiful photos of them together.   ;D   Am so glad he's back home with you and looks to be doing very well, bless his little cotton sox!
So - er - is he useful at work?  'cos if so, I've got some jobs for him....    :wow: :evillaugh:

Hi Sue
Samui asked me to give you a message; he thought about your "job offer" and has decided to decline.  He said he's very busy over here with trying to do some filing and this is already interfering with his "catnaps" but he said he'll definitely keep the offer in mind.  :evillaugh:
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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #80 on: March 13, 2008, 11:52:50 AM »
 :cheer: Wonderful news Lana  :cheer:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #79 on: March 13, 2008, 11:48:01 AM »
That's brilliant news - will have a little dance too!   :happy dance: :happy dance: :yayyy: :yayyy:

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Re: SPECIAL APPEAL - Please Help me save Samui's eye
« Reply #78 on: March 13, 2008, 11:44:39 AM »
 :happy dance:
Hello everyone..
I just got to work back from the Vet's.  He is very happy with Samui's eye.  The graft is "taking" well and I can reduce the drops and eye gel to twice a day.  He can start jumping and playing again (Sullivan is going to be so happy about that!!!  :) )  He wants to see Samui in 4 - 6 months time.  I almost started crying again when I got the news this morning that Samui's eye is looking good because I was so worried about "what if" and all that...
He took some photos of his eye so I just emailed him to ask if he can email it over to me.  I hope he'll send it so I can upload the images.  I'll definitely keep you all updated.

 :thanks: to everyone who made a donation and who helped me to make this possible!  Samui can see because of what you all did for him (and Dr Bauer obviously  :) ).

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