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Mochi needs your help

Mochi was rescued as a sickly, 2 week old kitten who was bottle fed until 6 weeks of age. She was always a small and frail kitten, struggling to gain weight. Recently Mochi was diagnosed with a extra-hepatic portosystemic shunt which allowed blood to drain into systemic circulation without first filtering through the liver for detoxification. IAR is working to ensure that Mochi can have the surgery she needs to live a normal life. Without the surgery, Mochi will likely live only a very short time. Please support our efforts to give Mochi the chance to live and to enjoy the life that she loves so much! Make a tax-deductible donation towards her medical care using the Paypal Donate on Mochi's web page. All donations are greatly appreciated no matter the size! Thank you!

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Join us for a New Volunteer Orientation

We hold New Volunteer Orientations on the 2nd Saturday of every month for anyone interested in learning more about what we do. You'll learn about fostering and the many other ways you can help homeless and less fortunate animals in the Triangle.

Next Orientation: December 12th @ 11am
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Can't attend this month's orientation? Click Here for a Calendar of scheduled Orientations and other events, or fill out a Volunteer Interest Form online and we'll contact you with more information.

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Forever Homes

Congratulations to Stella Mae, Blanche, Kaida, Gypsy Jane, Miley, Bagheera, Kelly, Super Jake, Sadie Lee, Angie Lee, Henry, Levi, Nan, Bo, Abbey, Tillman (Tilly), Jewels, Sybil, Cybill, Hudson, Yosef, Muzzy, Sophia, and Amber for finding their forever homes! Can you find a place in your heart for one of our other IAR animals?

Did You Know: Cats have incredible hearing. They can hear your footsteps approaching from hundreds of feet away.
Independent Animal Rescue
Post Office Box 14232, Durham, NC 27709-4232