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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #39 on: June 14, 2011, 15:00:19 PM »
Fantastic.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #38 on: June 14, 2011, 14:32:22 PM »
fab news!!!

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #37 on: June 14, 2011, 12:55:15 PM »
OMG OMG OMG    :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow:


UPDATE: 13 JUNE 2011 - TOUCH DOWN!

"Sticky" has landed in the UK, and will shortly be on his way to the mandatory "holiday home", so to speak for 6 months. After that he will finally be able to relax in his "forever home" pictures to follow soon. Once again, a big thank you to all who helped and please keep spreading the word about the fantastic job that all at Nowzad Dogs do!

I am sat at work crying - I am so happy for this little fella.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #36 on: May 16, 2011, 10:34:12 AM »
Thank's Gail. I had been wondering too. I knew they exceeded the funding required, which is great as it means more animals saved.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #35 on: May 16, 2011, 10:01:36 AM »
Great and thanks for the update, I did wonder how things were going  :)


OOOOOOO I've been checking every day - but there was no update :(    - so left it a wee while - and now -Sticky is coming home YAY YAY YAY. Bless his furry little feet



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #34 on: May 16, 2011, 09:41:08 AM »
Great and thanks for the update, I did wonder how things were going  :)
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2011, 08:44:03 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D


UPDATE: 08 MAY 2011

"Sticky" is doing well, in Afghanistan at the shelter. He is due to make the trip back to the UK to start his Quarintine end of May beginning of June. Once again many thanks for donating for "Sticky" and all the others like him, your continued help is appreciated by Nowzad Dogs.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #32 on: March 20, 2011, 13:45:10 PM »
Thanks for updating, Gail. I know of Nozwad Dogs and any excess from the Sticky fund will help other animals in desperate need. Can't wait to hear that he is safe in the UK.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #31 on: March 20, 2011, 10:50:09 AM »
Just looked on Sticky just giving
at 115% money raised so far £5,753  ;D and saw this update. Iam crying with happiness so it will  :welcome: Sticky

 

"Sticky" has started his long trip to the UK!....He was successfully transported to Northern Afghanistan in the first stage of the long and difficult process. Thankyou to all who have contributed so far!!....a fantastic effort.

Remember, any donations not needed for "Sticky" will go to helping other less fortunate cats and dogs through Nowzad dogs. You can follow "Sticky's" progress on this page which will remain open to help others, or log into www.nowzad.com for updates on "Sticky" and other rescue cases.

Once again, a big thankyou! with your help you have put a smile on everyone's face at a time when there's not much to smile about
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2011, 20:58:30 PM »
Wonderful knews but wont he have to go into quarantine..........I assumed thats what the money was needed for

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #29 on: March 16, 2011, 14:52:33 PM »
102%  :rofl: :rofl: I AM SO HAPPY - rolling round with happiness



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #28 on: March 16, 2011, 14:36:05 PM »
That's such fantastic news!!!!!!  ;D ;D
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #27 on: March 16, 2011, 13:03:09 PM »
I am sure Sticky will be in the home coming parade - and he will be headline news - well I hope so. I think he would ne happy on the barraks, counting the boys and girls out and making sure the same number return, maybe with a little kitty tucked under someones arm.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2011, 12:27:59 PM »
Now at £5019 + gift aid. Amazing,  and in such a short space of time. I do hope we get to hear how arrangements for him coming over are progressing and how he gets on in the UK. I understand from the papers that the paras are ending their tour next month. I'm sure it will have boosted the guys/gals morale no end to know that people over here are supporting them in their efforts to save Sticky.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2011, 12:06:24 PM »
 ;D

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2011, 12:02:50 PM »
Target: £5,000.00
Raised so far: £5,004.48


MADE IT - STICKY IS COMING TO THE UK  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D :Party 3:
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #23 on: March 16, 2011, 11:17:30 AM »
Sent small donation.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2011, 10:55:36 AM »
£107 needed



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2011, 10:21:59 AM »
only £180 needed - whoop whoop  :wow: :wow: :wow:



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2011, 09:48:41 AM »
Currently £4790 + gift aid of £1138 minus Justgiving commission of 5% of total taken off gift aid comes to total of £5688 i recon. Fantastic.

I was checking every 5 mins yesterday and the figure was going up at an incredible rate.

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2011, 09:11:40 AM »
is that including the gift aid?

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2011, 09:02:07 AM »
Target: £5,000.00

Raised so far: £4,625.98     -  93% of the way there  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D - I HAVE to keep checking.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2011, 09:00:13 AM »
I did mine yesterday,  I just wish I could send the lot and go get him now, and any of his friends that need our help. Bless them.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2011, 08:06:12 AM »
 :) I've sent a donation
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2011, 07:28:29 AM »
90% there now - £4,510.98p -  :wow:



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2011, 23:33:00 PM »
They only need £700 now  ;D

I wish I could give them that but hopefully they will get there tomorrow

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2011, 21:53:00 PM »
yes I have to keep checking too!     
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2011, 21:44:12 PM »
81% - I have to keep checking - I so want this little lad to be bought here. He is one lucky ginger kitty  :Luv: :Luv:.



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2011, 19:51:03 PM »
68% now  :wow: - it will be there by tomorrow, and Sticky can come to the UK - and stay on the barracks. Bless him.  I am sure it will be on the news, and all of us will of helped it happen.  ;D



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2011, 19:47:15 PM »
Wow, the total has gone up a bit since I last looked. That's brilliant  ;D
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2011, 18:42:51 PM »
just seen the mirror report that's not our Tan with a toy boy is it  :rofl:

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2011, 18:36:20 PM »
LOL  :evillaugh: :evillaugh: :evillaugh:

YOU BEAT ME TO IT......I only saw this to day and had a tear of sadness of what happened to him and his brother, and a tear of joy as these soldiers  have nursed him back to health.
I have donated.  Lets hope they raise even more that 5k and can bing back another kitty.

 £3,035.48    62% there  :Luv: :Luv: :Luv:

http://www.justgiving.com/helpsticky

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/03/15/paras-bid-to-rescue-mascot-kitten-from-afghanistan-115875-22990047/

http://www.blackburncitizen.co.uk/news/blackburn/8906548.Blackburn_paratrooper_in_campaign_to_bring_home_kitten_from_Afghanistan/?action=complain&cid=9221333



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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2011, 19:53:12 PM »
I've made a donation. Only a small amount but I guess every little helps.  :)
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2011, 16:36:53 PM »
I do hope they manage to raise the money for him
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2011, 14:47:23 PM »
There is now an article on him in the papers.

http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/8906548.Blackburn_paratrooper_in_campaign_to_bring_home_kitten_from_Afghanistan/

Really cute pic of him with a paratrooper

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2011, 13:34:51 PM »
hope they manage  to get him back

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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2011, 19:33:14 PM »
Sent a small donation also posted on Facebook.  Fingers crossed he and his rescuers make it home safe.
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Re: Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2011, 19:17:38 PM »
Thanks for that.     Ive donated.     Looks a gorgeous little cat hope he makes it over here for a better life
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Help Sticky - Afgan kitten
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2011, 19:08:05 PM »
Taken from www.justgiving.com/helpsticky

'Sticky" is a 6 month old kitten currently living in a Check Point with UK Paratroopers in Afghanistan, Helmand Province.

You ask what the story is;

Well, we rescued Sticky and his brother Relentless from the local children who were cruelly using them as footballs! Out side the Check point. We initially thought they were dead, but after a few minutes one came around followed by the other! After a lot of coaxing and feeding with food from our rations over the next few weeks they perked up and became two fantastic companions in the Check point. The blokes have been great with getting Cat food and biscuits sent over, along with worming tablets and flea capsules. Sadly, Relentless (named because of his insatiable appetite for anyone's food!) went missing a few weeks back; we think he had taken some poison that is used a lot in Afghanistan to control the mice and rats, and unfortunately we found him in a ditch a few days later. To add to this Sticky then walked in a week ago barely able to walk; again we have been nursing him, but is now getting better. (No broken bones). We think either a local has kicked him or he's run into one of the many stray dogs around here. Essentially, we all agree, Sticky deserves better than this and would love to get him home with the help of NOWZAD DOGS.COM a charity set up for just this purpose, to a caring home that is waiting! I think he is worth it and certainly deserves it! Our tour finishes soon and we need to act now! Our target is raising £5000 in order to get STICKY moving through the long and expensive process back to the UK.'

There is a really cute picutre of him. Looks like a little ginger tabby.

 


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