There are stories that leave their mark on the heart, and this is just one of them, with tears mixed with sadness and joy we will see how the wish of Lunita was fulfilled, a gorgeous disabled dog with white fur who was abandoned a few years back in Argentina.
The abandoned canine in a wheelchair regained the will to live
In the morning of May 12, 2014, Lunita was left under the rays of the sun, chained to the fence of a hair stylist located on Zabala road, in the community of Salta.
Lunita was lying face down on the walkway, she had a dilapidated wheelchair placed on her lower body, next to her was a pack of diapers and a note showing her name and age, the person that had left her there also discussed that it was not its proprietor and can not keep it.
The store clerk that discovered her immediately contacted the rescue organization “LUBA Salta” and 2 of their volunteers came looking for Lunita.
The rescuers had the ability to confirm the unfortunate outlook upon arrival, this canine without the possibility of relocating, had no food or water, was wearing a flooded diaper and a look that only requested assistance. She seemed very weak and frightened, the neighbors say that she was so stunned by the noises and strange people that in her eagerness to leave she nearly hanged herself.
Thankfully good people were there to help her and she was taken to the sanctuary.
The news spread and an American family appeared going to adopt her, with the proceeds Lunita managed to travel. Nevertheless, her adoptive household was not well informed about caring for a disabled dog, causing Lunita to develop a major urinary tract infection.
She was diagnosed with a very severe staphylococcal infection, as a consequence of mite infestation (Mange).
Infection, scabies and wounds caused by burning from the urine caused her to lose all hair from the waist down, including that on her tail. She suffered a lot, with 15 kgs she was underweight.
Lunita was sent out to a loving new adoptive household in one more state. It took a great deal of effort, continuous sees to the veterinarian, and lots of medicine. Thanks to her will certainly to live and the care she received, she managed to recover, along with reaching a healthy weight of 25 kilograms.
However, because of her disability, she needed medical therapy that meant a high monthly cost, she never lacked anything, since she had a fund of money raised that was used to cover her requirements.
Lunita would certainly not have actually come this far without the generosity of people who made donations and the collaboration of sponsors that immediately wanted to help change Lunita’s life.
The family that adopted her was best, since then she has known true happiness, and lived bordered by love. Her 11th birthday celebration on June 15, 2018 was quite an event. Just no one imagined what would happen soon.
People from all over the globe who had actually loved her story wanted to congratulate her that day, they filled her Lunita’s Wish Facebook page with messages.
Lunita’s life journey has been uphill, with her disability she overcame every obstacle that appeared insurmountable, she never quit.
There was no shortage of enjoyable outdoor walks and walks.
Shortly after she was 11 years of ages, her physical condition started to deteriorate, she had to be confined to the intensive care unit (ICU) to be treated.
The owner announced that she was extremely sad, Lunita was gone forever. She died on July 8.
He revealed via Facebook that they were devastated and could not quit crying.
“I feel like a part of my spirit has actually died. I will never forget her and just how much she meant to me. She changed my life permanently. I loved her very much.
He took the opportunity to express his appreciation to every person that prayed and donated to assist Lunita.
Together with his family he could have and be what every canine has actually constantly deserved. She invested her last years, surrounded by immense love.
Adopting a disabled cat or canine will fill your soul with love and gratitude. The memory of this wonderful dog will certainly live forever in our hearts.