Miracle Maisie's story is a fight for survival
By RSPCA Inspector Amy McIntosh
I honestly thought she was dead
When I first saw Maisie, she was so stiff and unresponsive, I honestly thought she was dead. Then my heart leapt – she was breathing! I carefully cradled her in my arms, carried her to my van and rushed to the nearest vet.
Maisie was so cold and weak she couldn't even move. The vet team worked hard to warm her up, slowly and safely. She was covered in fleas and tests showed she was anaemic.
Rehabilitation and recovery
From that point on, Maisie went from strength to strength. She was eating well and becoming mobile. I knew she wouldn't cope well in kennels though, so I looked for a foster carer. Sarah, a vet nurse, stepped in and Maisie hasn't looked back.
Since her rescue, Maisie's recovery has been remarkable. She's now a different dog with a bright future. And thanks to the hard work of the RSPCA prosecutions team, Maisie's previous owner was also brought to justice.
It's amazing that Maisie's story has this happy ending, but thousands of animals' lives hang in the balance this winter. Could you help us to save just one of them by donating now?
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