|In the spring of 2007, shortly after receiving
a wheel chair from a 4th grade class
Xavier became seriously ill. He required
extensive medical care and multiple
hospital stays, culminating with a
a neurological specialist in Boston.
financial strain of this emergency,
of his already demanding medical needs,
almost too much for his adoptive family
handle. Fortunately, Marvin stepped
generously donated funds to help cover
emergency care and prescription diet.
Update 2007: Xavier is now doing wonderfully. He no longer requires medication, though Marvin is still assisting with his specialized diet. He is now focusing on mastering the use of his cart and spends his time at the shelter, visiting and teaching students about pets with special needs.
Read about Xavier and see video at Handicapped Pets.com
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