Cat Supplies

Campaign Created by: Lynne Tyner-Melby

The funds from this campaign will be received by Lynne Tyner-Melby .

Raised : USD $ 4,673

We are a disabled couple who really need help with funding to offset our budget to provide food and litter for our 11 Rescues all of who are vetted.

Our love and passion to adopt and rescue began over twenty years ago and within the last 10 years, we both had to stop working at no fault of our own but due to health loss. 

We lost over 40% of our income by having to stop working. Because of this, it has become very difficult to keep our pet supplies stocked. 

Because we could not have children of our own, rescue became a passion for us. I was also adopted at the age of 3 and suffered emotional trauma from being separated from three siblings by adoption and foster care. This gave me a passion to help others and also rescue cats. All of our pets were abandoned and found us. They all have their own unique story as I do of my own rescue in 1965.

At this time our budget needs for food, litter, and Vet care average between 250-300 a month. This Summer we had excessive Vet bills when four of our cats became ill and one had to be admitted overnight for observation putting a burden on an emergency credit card. 

Thank you very much for helping our furbabies. 

UPDATES

Update #60
July 10, 2022
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I apologize for sending this out late but there have been computer glitches within this platform. Yesterday I did do an update but it did not go out and I immediately notified the Campaign website via their email address. Fingers crossed let's try this again!

We hope you had a great Independence Day on Monday.  This year sure is flying by so fast.  
Juice continues to thrive and is doing good.  He has been on his medication since May 9th and is due for a check-up this week with his Vet in Sparta. They want to recheck his blood kidney panels and his medication needs to be refilled as well.  Hopefully, his bloodwork will be okay and he can get his referral for the Iodine Radiation Therapy in Huntersville which will eliminate the need for any more meds.  He is tired of taking it and we are in agreement that his doctor will give us good news this week.

Thank you for the donations that came last month!  We currently are in need of both wet and dry food.  The vet appointment this week will cost 35.00 for the office visit, and 65.00 for bloodwork, and his meds are under 10.00 plus the gas to get there and back. It is a 45 mn drive each way to Sparta. We also are still trying to replace the older Litter Robot that is out of warranty and continues to get stuck when running its cycle.  Allan has to manually clean it by removing the cover and playing around with the controls that have sensors damaged and that no longer work.  I used the donations last Spring to buy a new machine and with 11 furballs we actually need three Litter Robots but we are praying we can get at least one soon to replace the damaged machine that is several years old.  

Juice's estimate for the Iodine Radiation Therapy is 1795.50. and will cure his hyperthyroidism so he does not have to take medicine for the rest of his life. Their office is in Huntersville NC which is 100 miles from where we live. He will be admitted and have to stay two nights.  Please continue to pray that we will be able to take him once he gets the okay from his doctor this week.  

Keep praying for him and all our other furballs. Our Vet expenses since last December have surpassed 1400.00.

Pls, continue to share our platform link so we can get more exposure.
We thank you very much for all your support, donations, and prayers for us!

Lynne/Allan Melby
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God. 

Juice Health Update - July Supplies Needed - THANK YOU
June 18, 2022
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Juice was discharged from the Vet on Wednesday, June 1, and was doing ok until we got home. We watched him get out of his carrier and walk straight to his water bowl and start drinking water like he had not had anything to drink since leaving home on Memorial Day. We called Dr. Nash and he told us to bring him back. Mind you it is a 45-minute drive each way. We got there when they were getting ready to close and one of the other doctors saw Juice and gave him a shot for nausea.  She also did an Xray to make sure there was nothing going on in his stomach (digestive) related. The xray was normal. She also dispensed some other meds to have on hand.

Fast forward to today and Juice continues to do well. His appetite is good and I am letting him eat as much as he wants. He has gained .3 lbs and we are suppose to take him back to the Vet at the end of this month to have his Kidney panels rechecked. When he was discharged they were normal again which is good news and means his medication he started on May 9th when he was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism is working.

My heart is so happy to have him home again!

Keep praying for him and all our other furballs. Our Vet expenses since last December have surpassed 1400.00.

The Radiation therapy injection Juice needs is 1795.50 and will cure his hyperthyroidism so he does not have to take medicine the rest of his life.

In the Cat room here at home we have two Litter Robots. One was purchased last year and is working fine. The other one is about 8 years old and the sensors appear to be going out and so is the module.  When this happened several years ago the Company told us our warranty was out. These machines have worked out well for us and we actually could use a third one but for now we are looking at having to replace the older model that has quite some age on it and is out of warranty.  It jams when it is going through the cycle mode and we are having to manually take it apart, dump the litter, and put it back together.  The Website for this machine is here if you would like to see what it looks like.  https://www.litter-robot.com

The new model is $649 and preorders are guaranteed to ship early August 2022. If we did not have maxed out credit cards I could buy one now but that is not an option. Also they have went up in price due to inflation like everything else because the new one we bought last year was around 500 dollars.

For our July supplies we are almost out of their wet food (Sheba portions) which we require 3 cases a month. I just opened the last case today. Jack also needs his special Royal Canin that he began eating after being diagnosed with Crystals/UTI when he was hospitalized last December. This food requires a Vet prescription which Chewy already has on file. Jack has done well being on his diet and new food. He has lost 3 lbs. The bag of Royal Canin is 45.59 for a 6.6 lb bag. Jack is getting fed with his automatic feeder we purchased in December and he also gets one can of wet Royal Canin on the weekends. I have some of the wet food left for him. The Sheba is 19.93 a case when I checked today at Chewy.

So with everything coming up for their food, litter box replacement, and Juice's Vet deposit required for his injection in Huntersville I mentioned in my last update the total needs we are looking at is 2549.88.

I know this is a lot of money! But as always we are trusting God to provide and no matter what things always work out.

Pls, continue to share our platform link so we can get more exposure. The link is: http://GiveSendGo.com/GYMR

We thank you very much for all your support, donations, and prayers for us!

   Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God. 

Juice admitted to Hospital today - PRAY PRAY PRAY
May 30, 2022
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As you know Juice our Ginger cat was diagnosed on May 9, 2022, with hyperthyroidism and was put on medication to bring down his elevated kidney panels and treat this disease which can be fatal if ignored.  He had been doing so good until yesterday when he stopped eating and began throwing up clear water with foam.  Today our Vet is closed for Memorial Day but they always have a doctor on call. Allan called early this morning and the owner Dr. Nash was there seeing another patient and told us he would wait on us. It's a 45-minute drive from our home.


Juice is very lethargic and has a fever.  Dr. Nash admitted him for fluids and he did say he would do more bloodwork and call us tomorrow with an update.


We literally have been to the Vet every month this year except in February and have lost 3 of our senior cats.  Juice is 12.  


Please share our link with your family and friends so that we might be able to meet our necessary expenses for their food, litter, and Vet expenses.   GiveSendGo.com/GYMR


Your prayers are greatly needed for our family!



Be near me in my time of weakness and pain; sustain me by your grace, that my strength and courage may not fail; heal me according to your will; and help me always to believe that what happens to me here is of little account if you hold me in eternal life, my Lord and my God. Amen.






Vet appointments - Chewy - Juice Update
May 21, 2022
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On Wednesday of this week we had a scare when we got up and our BoogerRoux who is our feline down syndrome cat was

not wanting to eat and when we picked him up he sighed in pain.  We immediately got ready and took him to the Vet.

It was only a day before it was time for Saber to get his stitches out so we got another carrier for him and we left.

Saber is our Maine Coon cat who had surgery on Monday May 9th to have his cyst removed off his right side.


Thankfully when we got to Sparta there was only one patient ahead of us. Normally the parking lot and waiting room

is standing room only.


Dr. Darnell examined BhoogerRoux, did a complete bloodwork on him and stated she did not see anything wrong with him.

She then took Saber's stitches out. We left and BoogerRoux was able to eat when we got home. Dr. Darnell did mention that

he was overweight so I ordered an electric feeder for him and it was delivered yesterday. This bill was 158.45.


As far as our Ginger cat Juice who saw the vet earlier this month and was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism he has now been

on his medications for 2 weeks.  The referral by Dr. Darnell to the Clinic that does the Iodine Radiation Therapy was

confirmed as received and they told me this week that Juice has to be on the meds for a minimum of 4 weeks and he will

have to go back to see Dr. Darnell for a recheck bloodwork on his kidneys and those results will be sent to them so they

can review his advancement to see them to have the life saving procedure done which will correct his thyroid and thus removing

him off the medications that do have side effects and can shorten his life.  This has been such a devastating diagnosis.

Juice continues to run around like a kitten wanting to eat every hour. He is 12 years old but because of the thyroid being

messed up he wants to eat all the time, gets restless, and is now waking us up very early in the morning trying to jump

over the sliding door that separates our bedroom from the dining room.  His heart is also beating more than normal another

side effect from the thyroid gland. The routine blood work is 115.00 and unless Juice gets this procedure done he will be

subject to having routine blood work done the rest of his life every 6-10 weeks.


At this time we have been quoted 1795.50 for his Iodine Radiation Therapy which he will receive hopefully in late June. He will

have to stay 2 nights to be monitored.  Dr. Darnell told us that two of her patients had this done on their pets with a 100%

success rate. The facility is about an hour away from us and is the only clinic in our State that does this life saving procedure.


We would appreciate your prayers so that we are able to receive the funding necessary to have this procedure done on Juice.


If you can please share our platform link to your family and friends via Social Media that would greatly help us achieve

our goal.  LINK - http://givesendgo.com/GYMR


I was able to place a small order with the last two small donations from Chewy for litter.  At this time I have

had to use our emergency credit card again because of the excessive vet bills we have incurred since January. I'm not

sure why all of this is happening but we thank God for his love and never ending anchor in our souls.


               


"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Update #57
May 9, 2022
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We are back home with Saber and Juice. Saber tolerated his outpatient surgery well. Dr. Darnell said to bring him back in ten days to have his stitches removed. He sure was not a happy camper this morning when he could not eat. 🐾


As previously mentioned Juice needed blood work full panel to find out why he was losing weight and wanting to eat all the time. I had suspected it was his thyroid which Dr. Darnell confirmed. He is also in early renal disease. His dx today was Hyperthyroidism His heart is also beating faster from this disease common in older cats.

He has been put on medication which he will take for the rest of his life. We started those meds today. Dr. Darnell wants to recheck his blood work again in 4-6 weeks. 🙏🏻


Today's bill was $220.80. If anyone can help defer these expenses it is greatly appreciated because I used our bill money for our May household budget. We just paid our Mortgage and this money spent today took our water bill and Duke Power funds. 😢 Our PayPal account is BoogerRoux@gmail.com or our mailing address is PO Box 242 Ronda NC 28670. God Bless You 👨‍👩‍👦🐾🏡🙏🏻


Nomad's Urn/Ashes were picked up as well today and I am glad to have him back home.  


I feel relieved that Saber has this ugly growth gone. Please continue to pray for our family because it's been a very stressful year. We love you all! ❤️

May Supplies - Pet Update - 043022
April 30, 2022
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It's hard to believe tomorrow is May!  This year began as a whirlwind thrusting many emotions and devastation onto our lives after losing Maggie, Oreo, and then Nomad.  The Vet called yesterday and his ashes/urn are ready to pick up. We plan to pick this up early next week.  Our bill is paid off thanks to your generous donations this month.

Juice our orange Ginger needs to go back for bloodwork because he has lost almost 3 lbs since last year. He is eating well but his demeanor has changed in that he wants to eat within moments after eating at their regular meals and seems to be hyper all the time. I want them to check his thyroid and do a complete workup to make sure there are not any other underlying issues going on. Juice turned 12 years old in January. The estimate for his visit is going to be around 135.00. Our hearts are broken still and Nomad's sister Cinnamon has been very subtle since he left us. She is now sleeping in the same cubby in his cat condo which she never did before.  It's hard to see how animals show us affection and at the same time their sadness. 

Saber our Maine Coon who we took to the Vet in January for them to look at the bump on his right side which they drained and viewed under a microscope confirming it was not cancer has an appointment on May 5 to have it removed. We have to drop him off at 800 am and sign paperwork giving them permission for the anesthesia. It will be outpatient surgery and we will be able to pick him up in a few hours. Saber is also 12 years old.

At this time we are in need of dry and wet food and litter for the 11 furballs we have.  I would like to be able to place an order with Chewy by the end of this coming week.  Litter seems to still be an issue with being out of stock so we want to make sure we don't run out.

Please continue to pray for us.  God knows our unspoken prayers and he will continue to be our anchor during these hardships.

If anyone would like to support us financially our mailing address is PO Box 242 Ronda NC  28670.

Our PayPal address is:  boogerroux@gmail.com

Please continue to share our campaign platform link via your Social Media platforms and emails so that we may be able to reach out to others.  The link is GiveSendGo.com/GYMR


Happy Mothers Day to all moms in the world! Your sacrifice, compassion, and care deserve to be celebrated and honored every day!






Nomad - (Blind Kitty) - Goodbye for Now - 2009-2022
April 16, 2022
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Nomad was very sick more than we knew.  He had stopped eating on Thursday.  Also, he was throwing up again.  We rushed him to our Vet yesterday and they did bloodwork which indicated most of his panels were off the chart. The doctor stated it did not look good.  She admitted him and they started him on an IV for pain meds and fluids. We called back this morning after they had opened and we had to ask for the doctor to call us back which she did.  She did an X-ray this morning and it showed an obstruction to his bowels.  Because of his age and overall health decline it was in his best interest to have him put down. He was 13.

I don't understand why this keeps happening.  Our hearts are crushed both for our losses this year and constant problems.

As you know we lost Maggie Mae in January and then Oreo last month.

We had to pay 99.00 over the phone today for his prepaid cremation services. His ashes/urn will be ready in about 2 weeks.  The final bill will be ready on Tuesday of next week after they reopen for Easter.  His Bloodwork is 115, x-ray 45 and overnight stay is 10.00 plus whatever other charges for his pain meds, IV, and other care.

We ask for prayers for our emotions, hearts, and for closure.


1 Peter 6-7  In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith - more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire- may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.


If anyone would like to support us financially our mailing address is PO Box 242 Ronda NC  28670.

Our PayPal address is:  boogerroux@gmail.com

We have no money left for groceries or anything as of today.



Oreo is Home
April 5, 2022
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All who met you at the vet or at home were enchanted by you – you really were a very special little stray and I’m so glad you found me – thank you for the joy and companionship you gave me – I miss you terribly. 💔🌈🐾💔🌈🐾💔🌈🐾


#oreoishome🏠

#sadness

#doublestuff

#goodbyefornow

#brokenheart 💔

#lifehurts


Please continue to share our Give Send Go platform link via your social media accounts and email so we can reach more people to help us reach our goal. 

http://givesendgo.com/GYMR


And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ – Matthew 25:40






In Memory of Oreo 2008-2022
March 31, 2022
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You can watch our tribute for Oreo here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5tRf3Gi5Fk

We have now lost 2 of our Senior cats since January of this year.

The Vet called yesterday and let us know that Oreo's Urn/ashes are ready to pick up.

Thank you very much for the donations this month that helped us pay the overwhelming vet expenses from the virus that hit our home and got all of our furballs sick. The total bills including vet care, hospitalization for Cinnamon, and medications were $1007.23.

We had to go back two days ago to pick up another bottle of the liquid antibiotics to finish their dosages.

Saber goes back on May 5th to have his cyst removed which was drained and biopsied in January.

At this time we are in need of cat litter, dry and wet food.

We are very hopeful that God will provide what we need to get us out of this financial strain.  Our credit card is maxed out.

The link for this campaign is: GiveSendGo.com/GYMR  Just sharing it by email to your contacts and posting it to your social media accounts will let others know about our needs.

Grief doesn’t come and go in an orderly, confined timeframe. Just when we think the pangs of anguish have stolen their last breath, another wave sweeps in and we are forced to revisit the memories, the pain, the fear. Sometimes we try to resist the demands of grieving. We long to avoid this fierce, yet holy pilgrimage. We fight against the currents, terrified of being overwhelmed, of being discovered, of becoming lost in our brokenness.


In Christ,


Lynne & Allan









Cinnamon is Home!!!!
March 26, 2022
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We just got home with Cinnamon who was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday of this week very dehydrated and sick with the virus that hit everyone at home.  She was given fluids via an IV and monitored.  Dr. Darnell called us yesterday and said she was finally eating some of her food.

Cinnamon has never been sick since we rescued her in 2009 other than being vetted for her spay and other routine vet care. She was so glad to see us!  After getting home she started drinking water and ate more of her wet food - Sheba.

She will need a bath in a few days after the temps go back up. Part of our County and Sparta where the Vet is in Alleghany actually got snow last night.  

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all the prayers, donations, and love that have been sent to us.  All the Vet bills including losing Oreo and pre-paying/deposit for her Urn and cremation totaled 993.23.  I am not going to lose any sleep on how we can recoup the monies that we had to pay with our emergency credit card because I know our Creator in Heaven will make sure we don\'t go hungry or not be able to meet all our obligations due the rest of March including a power bill.

Please continue to share our platform link via your Social Media accounts and email so that we may be able to receive continued support for food and litter that will be needed in April.

The link is:  GiveSendGo.com/GYMR

We also have a PayPal account:  boogerroux@gmail.com

Our mailing address is PO Box 242 Ronda NC 28670


Matthew 25:40
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”










Thank you - More Vet Bills
March 22, 2022
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We had to take six more cats to their Vet today because several had been sneezing, wheezing, and had a temperature. Johnny Cash had stopped eating yesterday while it had become obvious there was a contagious virus circling the block here. 


Because we only have three carriers we had to make two separate trips today to Sparta which is an hour round trip. 

Johnny got fluids and blood work. It took the doctor a while to draw his blood because he was dehydrated. Normally they draw out of the neck. She tried four times and finally got it out of his back leg. His blood panels were OK. He got the Covenia injection. It is a 12 hour release. The antibiotics they normally want to give are oral but our cats will spit oral meds out. 


BoogerRoux, Cinnamon and his Moma.. aka Moma Cat got the same injection. Their temps were normal except for Johnny which was only up by one degree and she said inflammation can cause and being stressed which all of them were.


Marcia and Chip were given the same injection today after our second trip today to Sparta. Their temps were taken as well and they were normal.


The office staff told us that Oreo\'s remains and urn should be back by next week because they contract those services out with another company near their location.💔


The total bills for six cats today and Friday for Juice and Oreo are $673.93. We are short 169.47 to offset this total with private donations sent to us via our PayPal account and this platform. The fuel cost for Friday and today are $42.00. 🐾


Unless we can recoup these monies we will not be able to order food and supplies for April or buy groceries. 🙄


I have until May 10 to make a payment on our credit card statement. 🤔


Perhaps sharing our platform link would increase the exposure to be able to get these expenses paid. The link is

http://GiveSendGo.com/GYMR


May God bless you and return the aid back to you ten fold. 💙🐾🐾💜


Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father\'s Son, in truth and love. Psalm 145:9








The office staff told us that Oreo\'s remains and urn should be back by next week because they contract those services out with another company near their location.💔


I am very overwhelmed and can\'t stop crying. Losing Maggie and then Oreo have greatly changed our lives. 💔


Any donations are urgently needed to offset our extremely tight budget for paying our mortgage, utilities and fuel. Our PayPal address is BoogerRoux@gmail.com and our mailing address is PO Box 242 Ronda NC 28670. 🙏🏻


God Bless you all that have already donated to us this month. The funds you sent will be released by Stripe on Wednesday. 😇



Oreo - Rainbow Bridge May 1, 2008-March 18, 2022
March 18, 2022
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It is with a heavy and broken heart with waves of tears to let you know our oldest cat Oreo (14) is now gone to her forever home. She is running across the rainbow bridge and playing with her sisters Maggie and Pandora & brothers Mojo and Paisley.  She was at the vet on January 26 for a wellness exam and a heart murmur was found and her sudden muscle loss was due to aging.  Since that time she has continued to decline and yesterday was having problems walking. She only ate once yesterday. During the night she was hiding from us and this morning woke us crying. We drove to the Vet and her doctor suggested doing labs and getting a urine specimen.  She also suggested we leave her overnight. It is a 45 mn drive each way.  We had literally just got home and my phone rang and it was the doctor giving me the results.  Dr. Nobllin stated she was already in renal failure.  


Oreo was our black/white pelted cat that Allan rescued in the night in 2008 when he was getting off his second shift job when he stopped to get gas and she was found wandering in a busy parking lot at a gas station adjacent to Highway 321.  No matter how much we want them to outlive us they can\'t or won\'t because it is just not meant to happen.  We have rescued for over 22 years and Oreo is our 5th cat we have had to say goodbye to.


We are very distraught because we haven\'t even digested or accepted the loss of Maggie in January of this year.  Oreo will be cremated and brought home at the end of next week.


If anyone wants to help offset today\'s expenses please donate or send a donation to our PayPal account boogerroux@gmail.com


Today\'s bill plus the cremation was 317.39.  We had to max out our emergency credit card to pay this.


---It\'s okay to not be okay...

______________Nightbirde 

March Supplies
February 22, 2022
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It\'s hard to believe that February is almost gone.  With that being said I desperately need to place an order with Chewy this week for March supplies to maintain our stock.

Our hearts are still broken from the loss of sweet Maggie last month who was our Senior Kitty at the age of 17.  Her presence remains in our hearts and we still see her sitting on her favorite spot on the back of the sofa.  

We would also like to be able to take two more of our older adult cats to the Vet for wellness exams.  Marcia and Chip would be the ones to go based on their age and just to make sure they get exams because sometimes we can\'t see invisible illnesses that the Vet can.  We had no idea Maggie had a tumor but the Vet felt it when she was doing her examination.  I wish our pets could talk to us!


If you could please share our link to your friends and family through Social Media it would greatly increase our visibility to others so they could help us meet our monthly goals and spread the awareness of being a pet parent to multiple cats with some having special needs. Here is the link:

givesendgo.com/GYMR


Philippians 4:6-7

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.


It does take a minimum of 3 days to receive the donations from the date they are given.  You can also donate to us quickly using our PayPal account:  boogerroux@gmail.com

Stripe is the processor for GiveSendGo and they hold the funds no matter how old the platform is.

As always we are deeply humbled and grateful for your support, love, donations, and prayers bestowed upon our family since the beginning of this platform in December 2020.


In Christ,


Lynne






Maggie is home - Vet appointments Saber & Oreo
January 27, 2022
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The Vet appointments yesterday went good. Oreo unfortunately was diagnosed with a mild heart murmur. The doctor said it is common especially in senior cats. Overall she is in good health. We have to monitor her weight and let the doctor know if she shows future symptoms like appetite loss and breathing problems. She will be 14 in May. 🐾

Saber was brought in to look at the small bump on his right side. The doctor drained it, put it under a microscope and said it was also very common and  started him on an antibiotic for ten days. If the cyst does not dissolve she wants to surgically remove. Saber is 12.🙏🏻

We found out at checkout if you bring in multiple pets at the same time like yesterday there is an office visit discount which was a blessing. 😇

Our large cat carrier we ordered from Amazon arrived on Monday so Oreo and Saber traveled today together. ✔️

Thank you for your continued prayers. January has been unkind.😞

We plan to take the other furballs for wellness exams immediately. I slept better last night because Maggie is home and sigh of relief after the appointments yesterday. 


February Supplies
January 24, 2022
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I will be placing an order with Chewy hopefully by the end of the month for February supplies.  We are okay on litter for now but are down to a week of dry and wet food.

The Vet called moments ago to let us know Maggie's urn/ashes are ready to pick up.  Because of the distance, we would like to be able to take Saber our Maine Coon, and Oreo who is the oldest cat now age 14 for much-needed wellness exams at the same time.

We have had snow the last two weekends so hopefully we can get up to Sparta by the end of this week.  Allan has a dental appointment on Thursday and we have to replenish our propane this week and also get groceries.  The Wellness exams just for an office visit are 35.00 per cat. Saber has a tiny what appears to be a glandular cyst on his right side on his skin under his thick hair. Oreo has lost a lot of weight in the last year but is eating and drinking okay and using the litter box.

Jack continues to do well since his visit last month when he spent two nights. He is our youngest now - age 6.

Thank you for your love, prayers and support for our furball family!

 

And the King will answer them, "Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me."

 

Thank you!

Lynne

 

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Maggie - Rainbow Bridge
January 6, 2022
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Our beloved Maggie Mae is no longer in pain.  Throughout this campaign, we have mentioned to you that she was our oldest Senior cat.  Exactly 17 years ago we adopted her at a local Pet Smart.  She has been the best cat anyone could ever ask for.  


Her body was tired and yesterday our Vet did X-rays and showed us a tumor about the size of a softball that apparently had been in her for quite some time.  We got pain meds after her vitals were normal.  During the night she had more seizures and this morning around 4 am she was in much distress.  Yet another seizure at 8:30 am.  


Allan wrapped her up in her blanket and we all said our goodbyes to her including her sisters and brothers here.


Please pray for us.  Our lives are forever changed.  She will be missed.


Her Vet bills yesterday and today pre-pay for her cremation total $215.40.  I have uploaded copies of the receipts in the gallery image here.


As you already know we live on a very tight income and more so in the last year since Inflation hit.


Please pray for our hearts to heal.


Goodbye, sweet Maggie for now.  


If you have a cat, you will most likely outlive it.

To get a cat is to open yourself to profound joy

and prospectively, to equally profound sadness. 





Thank You! - Supply Update
December 29, 2021
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Thank you to the (4) donors who have donated in the last six days after my last update before Christmas!  I just checked and Chewy is still out of litter but once the last donation received yesterday is released on Thursday by Stripe (the processor for GiveSendGo) I will be able to place a small order for some wet and dry food.  Walmart does have the litter and I can order that off their website and FedEx will deliver it.

If anyone uses Instagram you can follow our page there using this link: https://www.instagram.com/boogerroux/
I update it throughout the day so you will be able to view and read the posts and see all of our furball children.  Because this platform does not allow pictures to be inserted into each update this is another option for you.  We welcome you to follow BoogerRoux and family here!

At this time we will be waiting until after January 1 to start taking some of the cats to our Vet for much-needed exams and checkups. I have almost paid down the only emergency credit card we have and know that we will need to use it to pay for the balances owed at our Dentist as soon as all of Allan's dental claims are processed and he has finished his sessions which are many. Nomad has gained most of his weight back and the probiotics continue to be a part of his diet.  Maggie our senior who turns 17 next year is the one we are most concerned about.  While she eats normally her overall presence shows a health decline of her gait when walking and she doesn't clean herself on a regular basis. She also has a small glandular cyst at the base of her neck on the outside of her skin we want to get checked out.
Saber our Maine Coon is 11 and we did feel a small knot on his right side as the same on Juice who is the same age.  Jack is doing great after his scare earlier this month of cystitis. He has adapted to his special food and having to eat by himself.  Marcia, Nomad, and Cinnamon all turn 13 on January 1st. They are siblings as well.

God Bless all of you!

Please share our platform link so others can help us meet our goal.  http://givesendgo.com/GYMR

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ – Matthew 25:40

 

Merry Christmas
December 18, 2021
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From our home to yours we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas.  

Tomorrow will be a year that this campaign was created.  Time sure does go by fast and with that being said we
want to thank all of you who took the time to reach out to us with your prayers and donations this year so we could maintain much-needed supplies for all of our cats.

At this time we have less than a week of litter left. I did look online at Chewy and placed a small order for some wet food and when I picked the litter it showed currently out of stock.  They are going to email me when they restock.  
For the time being, I will pick up some Scoop Away at our local grocery store or see if Pet Smart has it. 

Nomad is doing well. He continues to eat his special wet food and get his dry probiotics weekly.  Jack was at the hospital a few weeks ago with Cystitis and had crystals in his bladder (early stages) and was on antibiotics and had to spend two nights at the Vet.  Maggie our eldest (16) has a glandular cyst on the base of her neck, Juice and Saber both have small knots on their side, and Oreo who is 13 has lost some weight but they all are eating and drinking normally.  We do need to get them to the Vet as soon as possible for exams.  Please be in prayer for their health and ours.  Allan and I have to find a new Primary doctor that is closer to us and schedule appointments soon. We both have seen the dentist recently and Allan has had numerous visits for dental work because last year we were unable to be seen due to the Covid scare.  While we do have dental insurance it only pays a maximum of 1500 per year and he has already surpassed that amount.  His partial also will need to be adjusted once they have finalized all of his fillings.  I am legally blind in my right eye and have many health problems/vision that began in 2015.  I need to find a new eye doctor as well and get my glasses updated with new prisms.  

If you can share this campaign it would hopefully bring traffic so more donors would be able to help us meet our goal and help us maintain ongoing the supplies we need and to be able to stay stocked up.  The last few orders I made have been slow getting here because of the Holiday and delays.  We live in a very small rural community and are 8 miles from the smallest town.  Door Dash has been a lifesaver three times this year who will deliver some items from the Pet Smart that is 15 miles from our home.

              Our $3500.00  campaign goal that began almost a year ago is only $1270.00 away! 

Here is the GiveSendGo link:  http://givesendgo.com/GYMR

BoogerRoux's YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFUdoOC3Z4MmrPaA9xs0sKQ


You can also donate to us so fees are not taken by this platform's donation processor - STRIPE - here:
boogerroux@gmail.com for those that have a Paypal account. While GiveSendGo does not take fees there are fees taken out by Stripe who is their processor and the funds are held for a minimum of 3 business days.

As mentioned when this Campaign started last December our cats are therapy to both of us.  After losing Allan's father in June and my baby brother in August they have worked overtime.  Life sure can change in a blink of an eye.
Please keep us in prayer as we are still overwhelmed, sad, and it will be a different Christmas for sure this year.

I hope the magic of Christmas fills every corner of your heart and home with joy — now and always.
Our family wishes you love, joy, and peace … today, tomorrow, and always.
May your family have a holiday season that is full of wonderful surprises, treats, and nonstop laughter.


1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."

God Bless,

Lynne & Allan Melby

 

Jack is Home - Thank YOU!
December 3, 2021
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Thank you Jan H, and to the 2 Anonymous donors who donated!!!!

The funds will be released on Monday and Tuesday of next week. (Stripe processes the credit/debit cards for this platform)

Jack came home this morning from the Hospital.  He had Cystitis and they did find small crystals in his bladder. With that being said he will have to start eating special food.  The Doctor stated that because of this problem and because he is a male cat this health problem normally does resurface so she wants him to only eat this dry kibble. We bought a small bag before we left and it is available from Chewy online and does require approval when an order is placed. I have added it to our Amazon wish list.  The bag we got is 7.7 lbs and will last him a good while.  He also has to finish the antibiotics we were sent home with. The bigger bag is 87.00. The name of the food is Royal Canin Urinary SO.

He is so happy to be home.  I will add the YouTube link to the gallery here that was made after he arrived home. He slept all the way home and he had never been away from us before. I know this whole ordeal was nerve-racking to all of us.  We just have to make sure he adapts to the new food, continues to eat, drink, and use his litter box.

We used our December monthly budget funds to pay his Vet bill this morning and his food.  Thank you again for the 3 donations that came in and will post early next week into our bank account. When it rains it pours but God is our refuge!!!

Here is a direct link to watch the Video:  https://youtu.be/1-qX06akWEs

In Christ,

Lynne


Psalm 107:28-31 Yet when they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, the Lord brought them out of their distress. He calmed the storm and its waves quieted down. So they rejoiced that the waves became quiet, and he led them to their desired haven. Let them give thanks to the Lord for his gracious love and for his awesome deeds on behalf of mankind.




 

Sick Cat - Jack is in the Hospital! PLEASE PRAY
December 2, 2021
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Our youngest cat Jack was admitted yesterday to our Vet after he showed signs of being unable to use the bathroom, he was not eating or drinking water.


The Vet just called us about Jack. He has crystals in his urine and definitely has a urinary tract infection. He is on antibiotics, has eaten some dry kibble not a lot but Dr. Darnell said he will need to be on a special diet food to prevent this again. I don't have any idea how much his bill will be tomorrow when we can pick him up but if you'd like to help with his bill you can call the Vet at 336-372-8744. His bill is under our last name Melby. The name is Twin Oaks Veterinary Hospital in Sparta, NC.  Jack is only 5 years old and NEVER been sick.  We can pick him up tomorrow.

It was a long night and we did not rest well because Jack was sick never been sick and he was so sad when we left him there yesterday.
Allan has a dentist appointment this afternoon and that was mentioned yesterday to the Vet that today was going to be busy. Sparta is an hour round trip from where we live time-wise because of the Mountain we have to go around and low-speed limits.

Thank you so much for praying for Jack.

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Giving Tuesday
November 29, 2021
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                Our $3500.00  campaign goal that began almost a year ago is only $1395.00 away! 

Giving Tuesday begins tomorrow. 

 
On this day we are so grateful to everyone who touches and enriches the lives of Booger Roux and his furball family.  It is hard to believe this campaign will be one year old in just a few days.

With inflation rising daily and pet supply cost increasing we would love to be able to stock up for the next 6 months.

It would make our hearts happy to know we had these supplies on hand and decrease our worry and stress.

If anyone would like to send our furballs mail for Christmas their address is:  PO Box 242 Ronda NC  28670

You can also donate to us so fees are not taken by this platform's donation processor - STRIPE - here:
boogerroux@gmail.com for those that have a Paypal account.


Please share our campaign so we might be able to meet our year-end goal :)

Pictures are always updated to our Campaign Gallery so don't forget to go there.

God Bless all of you who helped us provide much-needed food and supplies all of this year!



Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7





     

Happy Thanksgiving
November 25, 2021
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Thanksgiving wishes from across the miles from our house to yours. May your home be filled with laughter and happiness!

This campaign is approaching a year old next month. With that being said we are very grateful for all the love and support from you the last year. 

Our furball kids send purrs and hugs for all the donations that provided them with their needs! 

I will be sending another update in December so we can restock supplies for the remainder of the year. 

May God bless you and your family. 

In Christ, 

Lynne & Allan 

Juice 
Johnny Cash 
Saber 
Jack 
BoogerRoux 
Abbee 
Oreo 
Marcia 
Cinnamon 
Nomad 
Chip 
Whiteside aka Moma Cat 
Zipper 
Maggie Mae 


 

Chewy Orders Received!
November 9, 2021
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We have received 2 Chewy orders (one today) and one on Sunday! Our Cat Supplies are now stocked to get us through December.  Yay!!!

Booger Roux & family also received an early Christmas present (UPS) today.  A new Cat Condo matching the one they received last Christmas (2020) which will give them extra time in their cat room window!  The donor for the Cat Condo lives in Pa and we have never met her but she corresponds via Social Media and Email.  

Allan will be doing a YouTube video opening the package later this evening and it will be uploaded to our YouTube channel.  I will upload it here as well to the Gallery slide.

Our PO Box was checked today and there was a beautiful card with an anonymous donation of $25.00 which I just noted in our Campaign dashboard.  Thank you so much.  All I can see on the outside of the envelope is it came from the great State of Texas!!!  God Bless You!

If anyone would like to send our furballs mail their address is:  PO Box 242 Ronda NC  28670

"I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all."



 

Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!
November 1, 2021
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I appreciate your generosity so much. You are so kind and thoughtful. Thank you again for the donations that came last night!!!!


We will be placing an order on Wednesday when the funds are released to us.

A heavy burden has been lifted because of your pawsome financial blessing.

In Christ,

Lynne

November Supplies Needed
October 31, 2021
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We were able to get enough litter this month to maintain our fur balls until two more weeks.  Unfortunately, I had to use our emergency credit card this month to buy dry and can food to make sure we did not run out.  There continues to be a slower delivery now via FedEx and UPS.  Our last Chewy order took several days to get here.

At this time we are in need of litter, can, and dry food so we can maintain their supplies.  With the holidays approaching, ongoing inflation, we indeed know how this is greatly impacting everyone's lives. With that being said we have even cut back on our own grocery expenses to make sure we have enough as well.  Our Escrow just went up for our Mortgage due to an NC rate increase on homeowners insurance.  We bought propane two weeks ago and it has also increased in price from last year that we use to heat our home.  

Here is the link to our last YouTube Video from our most recent Chewy delivery. 

https://youtu.be/ZpPzHtygl5g

Please share our Campaign link:  http://givesendgo.com/GYMR

If you would rather buy directly we have an Amazon link here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/KGLGQNJGJ12D?ref_=wl_share

Direct donations can also be sent to our PayPal account:  boogerroux@gmail.com

Thank you everyone for your prayers, support, and donations that have kept us afloat.








"Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. ~ Luke 6:38
 

Thank you - Pet Supplies Update
October 21, 2021
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We were able to place a small order today for Wet food after the last donation funds were finally released. It is scheduled to be here by early next week.


Thank you very much to Jan H. for the donation last week!


Litter continues to be hard to find and maintain.  We go through a 4-pk of Scoop Away every week.

I have added a picture to the Gallery here from BoogerRoux.  Please take a moment to view it and all the other pictures. 

Today was Abbee's 8th birthday.  I have also added a picture of her as well.

Please share, share, and share our link so we can get exposure.  http://givesendgo.com/GYMR

Our campaign is approaching a year old at the end of December.  We are so thankful for this website and being able to find it.

Blessings!

Lynne


I conquer the wind, I conquer the waves
I move mountains, when there's no other way

I give hope when there's no hope to find

Give healing to the broken sight to the blind

Fear not, I am with you ~
Fear not, I'm by your side ~
Fear not, I'll hold you tonight ~
Fear not ~

Chewy Order Arrived Today!
October 13, 2021
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https://youtu.be/qMz_l60F_2U


I have pasted today's YouTube Video above.

Hopefully, in the near future, GiveSendGo will update its platform to let us post pictures and videos within each individual update. All of our videos are also available to watch here: www.boogerroux.com


Hi 5's and kudos to Gina for the donation we received a few days ago.  As soon as the funds are released I will be placing an order for much-needed can food.

Giving thanks! We are forever humbled.

If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord and he will repay you.
Proverbs 19:17



Low Stock Inventory
October 11, 2021
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We are down to less than 2 weeks of dry and can food.  Our last order from Chewy took 4 days to receive.  The litter continues to be out of stock so we do not want to run out of that either.  There is about 3 weeks of litter in our Pantry.

If everyone that reads this could share our link it would help us get more exposure.   

 http://GiveSendGo.com/GYMR 

 Thank you so very much for all of your prayers and support for our furball family!   

Donations can also be received by PayPal:  boogerroux@gmail.com

We have a mailing address:  PO Box 242 Ronda NC  28670

What one heart cannot bear alone, a hundred loving hearts can bear with faith.

Keeping the Faith,

Lynne




 

October - Pray - Thank you
October 2, 2021
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Hi-5's and kudos to Jan H. for the donation last week. I was able to order more litter which is taking about a week to get here now from Chewy because of supply issues and FedEx delivery delays. 

We really need to stock up on dry food, two brands, and wet food for Maggie and the other senior cats. As of today, we will deplete what we have before October is over. 

Nomad has gained some weight back and I give credit to the new wet food and probiotics he has been getting!!!! He actually walks around more now and but heads me when he is hungry. Cinnamon has subsided with her sneezing and she is getting colloidal silver as suggested by our homeopathic recommendations. 

I can't believe what we are witnessing unfold daily in our lives with inflation and complete madness. 

Please pray for our finances, please! We had massive car repair expenses this summer. Homeowners insurance due Oct 15. With the inflation going on we are now having problems even budgeting for groceries. I am so stressed. I know God can protect us. He knows how much we have endured losing 2 family members in less than 2 months of one another. I will not break. God Bless


"Ask, and it will be given to you. Seek and you will find. Knock and it will be opened to you." - - Matthew 7:7

SHARE - SHARE - SHARE our link - https://givesendgo.com/GYMR

Alternate to help here - PayPal
Godsavedme47@yahoo.com 

Amazon wish list - https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/KGLGQNJGJ12D?ref_=wl_share

Door Dash - Pet Smart
September 26, 2021
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Thank you to @doordash for delivering our special food today for our blind kitty Nomad from @petsmart
I placed this order this morning and it just got delivered. :)

A big shout out to Dennis A. who sent a donation yesterday making this possible!

The Chewy order came today via FedEx that I placed on Friday morning. The cats are very thankful!!!!

How did we humans ever operate without all this Social Media stuff?

Please continue to pray that funds will continue to come in so we can maintain our stock for litter, food, and schedule Vet appointments soon for three of our cats.

Philippians 4:19 says, “My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” God is our all-powerful, all-compassionate, all-wise, and all-loving heavenly Father.

Please SHARE SHARE SHARE our Campaign link to your family, friends, and on your Social Media pages.  It would greatly spread the word and help us reach our goal.

http://GiveSendGo.com/GYMR




#boogeroux #catlife #rescuecats #felinedownsyndrome #catsofinstagram #americasfavpet2020winner
#doordash
#petsmart
 

Chewy Order Placed Today!
September 25, 2021
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I got paid on Wednesday of this week and was able to place a small order of $134.93 from Chewy.

We were unable to take Maggie and Cinnamon to their Vet in Sparta due to bad weather. It is an hour round trip around a Mountain where the speed limit is 25 to 35 only. Allan cannot drive in bad weather.

I was able to consult with a Vet tech who suggested keeping an eye on Maggie's small cyst and to give Cinnamon Coilidial Silver.  We had already started doing that and she has subsided with her sneezing attacks.

A Company called Natures Logic was advertising on Instagram and I reached out to them for some samples to see if our cats would eat their food. The Samples came today so I am giving it out sparingly to see who does and does not like it. So far 3 cats ate it and 2 did not.  Cats do not like change but the food is very healthy and does not have the additives that some other expensive brands do with fillers, etc.

We want to wish all of you a Happy Fall and much thankfulness for your continued prayers and support.

Booger Roux has his 2021 Calendar available on his website to order.  We make no money off of these calendars as we use a Company online and pay their prices with shipping and handling but they drop ship to the customer. We advertise so he can get exposure and his 400 plus followers on his Social Media Accounts have access to getting items.  The website is: www.boogerroux.com

He won America's Fav Pet contest last year and we were able to establish a website for him, rent a local Post Office Box at our Post Office and we are incurring expenses for website hosting, box rent renewal, and postage to mail out birthday cards to his birthday club members and Christmas cards.  He is due for updated birthday cards, 2021 Christmas cards and I am almost out of his return address labels.  

We are all experiencing difficult moments right now with inflation and we hope to be able to continue supporting Booger Roux in the interest of others who want to learn more about Feline Down Syndrome.  October is Down Syndrome month too.  

Sharing this link for our Campaign will help us too :)    https://givesendgo.com/site/updates?c=GYMR

As mentioned when this Campaign started last December our cats are therapy to both of us.  After losing Allan's father in June and my baby brother in August they have worked overtime.  Life sure can change in a blink of an eye.
Please keep us in prayer as we are still overwhelmed, sad, and it will be a different Christmas for sure this year.

In Christ,

Philippians 4:6-7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. —






 

Litter -
September 12, 2021
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We are getting low on litter and want to stock up because of the delays now we are seeing from deliveries lately.

Our six month supply of litter is now down to six weeks.

We had massive car repair expenses this Summer that we have not recovered from. Just putting it all out in the open.

 Our Amazon wish list is available at http://www.boogerroux.com
You can also donate using PayPal with this email: boogerroux@gmail.com

If you can tag a furball friend (via your email and  Social Media) our Campaign link and ask them to do the same we would be grateful.

A donation was received this week for a case of Sheba for Maggie and special soft food for our blind cat Nomad. It took over a week to get here because of staffing issues that most companies are now dealing with in this crazy World we live in.

Several of the older adult cats need checkups at their Vet.

Life has not been good lately after losing three immediate family members since January. My baby brother died in his sleep on 082921 and we will not know the cause of death until his death certificate is complete. Please continue to pray for our family.

I'm very overwhelmed and just want to make sure our supplies can get stocked through the rest of the year.

Your love, prayers, and support are greatly appreciated.

Proverbs 19:17 Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed. Proverbs 22:9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor. Proverbs 22:16 Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.



#boogeroux #catlife #rescuecats #felinedownsyndrome #catsofgab #americasfavpet2020winner
#catmom
#chewy #Amazon #petsupplies

Thank you
September 2, 2021
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Once the donation is released to us on Friday we will place an order with Chewy. Thank you for your donation we got last night.

With that being said I received devastating news this morning about my baby brother's passing. He died last night in his sleep. We didn't grow up together due to being separated in 1965 as you can read in this Campaign's description where I mentioned I was adopted. I had two brothers and two sisters. Hugh was only 57. My breath is weak because I'm still mourning my father in law's death in June. 

Please pray for our family in NC and Montana where he lived after being adopted. 

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.  Philippians 4:6 KJV

God Bless You 


 

Share - September Supplies Needed
August 30, 2021
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Just sharing our Campaign could help us reach our goal and be able to place an order for September supplies and funds to take some of our cats to the Vet for routine healthcare.

If you see this please pray that funds will be sent so we can place an order with Chewy asap.

Nomad needs to see the Vet for a possible Dental exam as he now shows signs of having difficulty chewing and using his teeth.  He continues to eat soft food only and get Pedialyte weekly with his probiotics sprinkled on his wet food.

Here is the link:  http://GiveSendGo.com/GYMR

As previously mentioned in earlier updates we exhausted all of our emergency funds and credit card on 3800.00 worth of vehicle repairs this Summer and I posted images of all the invoices on the Gallery images on our Campaign.

God, please hear our plea for help.

"Ask, using my name, and you will receive, and you will have abundant joy."  - JOHN 16:24

Happy Birthday to Poppy and Mommy
August 24, 2021
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Lots of August birthdays here.

Thank you to the beautiful Soul who made it possible to get this cake. I had not had a birthday cake like this since losing my Moma in 1998.

I never take anything for granted. 

Nomad is still losing weight slowly but eats at every meal. He's on another probiotic. 

God Bless You for reading this update and sharing it. 

August was a long month. 

Our litter is almost gone. 

John 15:7 But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want and it will be granted. 

Tornado
August 18, 2021
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Our small Community had a Tornado touch down today from the aftermath of Hurricane Fred.

We remain under a new Tornado watch through tomorrow morning. 

Please pray for our County and State. 

https://www.wfmynews2.com/mobile/article/news/local/watch-video-tornado-touches-down-in-wilkes-co-damaging-home/83-d1001533-eef6-4843-9b1c-57dc80b466f0

Our Cats have really been on edge all day. 

I have added photos in the Gallery. The Tornado went over our home and touched down five minutes away. 

God Bless You 

 

Supplies needed for August - Urgent
August 4, 2021
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I have just uploaded our fifth Car repair invoice from today. $699.88,

My check is deposited the fourth Wednesday of the month. I used it to pay this debt. I have no savings, credit cards or resources left. None. 

We need to maintain our cat supplies so they don't run out. I'm currently in need of one bag of dry food for Nomad and Jack. The litter will run out in three weeks. Maggie is on her last case of Sheba portions. 

My husband is paid the third and the Mortgage is auto drafted by the Credit Union. He also pays for gas, insurance, and groceries. 

I'm not sure why this Summer has been so tragic but it started on the 10th with the first car repairs and then losing my father in law on June 14th.  You can scroll at the top and see the images for all the car repairs and dates for June, July and now August. 

There comes a point in time where we feel like we are sinking. That time has come. Please pray for us, our finances, and that Jesus calms the storms. 

Saying I'm overwhelmed is an understatement. 

We appreciate your prayers for our family. 

Dear Lord, I surrender all my pain, worry, anxiety, doubt, fear and worry to you.

In Him, 

Lynne 


 

The Battle belongs to God
July 25, 2021
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I have uploaded invoices (5) for June/July for our vehicles needed to pass NC State Inspection which completely wiped out our Emergency Credit card again.  $3042.37

My last Chewy order was on Saturday for 2 items we have been out of for over a month and I charged that as well using a prepay App called Klarna.

Where there's a will there is a way.

Earlier this week I reached out by email to you and did get Gmail notifications by MailTrak the emails were opened and read from the three parties that did open up the email and read. This was necessary because the platform confirmed to me 2 weeks ago that Google and other servers were blocking my updates and others' as well.  If you are subscribed to this platform using a Gmail or Yahoo account you stopped getting updates.

I also am uploading the most recent YouTube video for Booger Roux. Please consider to like, share, and subscribe to his channel. It would mean a lot to us.

Booger Roux has a website at www.boogerroux.com to keep in touch with our family as well.

Our family is still in great mourning after the sudden loss of Allan's father last month on June 14th.  Father's day was the following Sunday and last Tuesday would have been his parent's 58th Wedding Anniversary.

Thank you for your love, prayers, and support to our campaign and family.

May God return your monies 10-fold.

In Christ,

Lynne




 

Need to Place an Order - Vet appointments Needed
July 14, 2021
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We need to place an order for 2 items and be able to make Vet appointments for some of our fur babies to be seen. Praying for donations to support this.

Thank you and God Bless.

Proverbs 11:25: “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.”

 

Cancel Culture has attacked GIVESENDGO
July 13, 2021
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The last few updates were never received.  This platform has now been attacked by Google, Yahoo, and others because they don't support Conservatism or Christianity.

I have a new email address if anyone would like to contact me. The new email is:


melbycatmom@protonmail.com

You can also visit www.boogerroux.com for updates as well.

The platform has been notified and their Administrators are aware of the problems and issues.

If you do get this update please send me an email to:  
melbycatmom@protonmail.com

Kind Regards,

Lynne Melby
 

Fancy Feast & Weruva Needed - Urgent
July 12, 2021
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We are completely out of these two items. Mommy and Poppy have had massive car repair expenses the last month and the Jeep is there again to determine ac leak. If anyone can help us get stocked we would be grateful.

Love Booger Roux

#boogeroux #catlife #rescuecats #felinedownsyndrome #thankyou 
#caturday #chewy #petsupplies

Booger Roux Birthday
June 22, 2021
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Our beautiful therapy Cat Booger Roux will turn 7 tomorrow!  He has brought much joy and love to our hearts since rescuing him in 2014 on a very hot day in July!

He has received several birthday cards to his PO Box and tomorrow he will definitely be getting spoiled with extra treats.  You can follow Booger Roux at his website here: www.boogerroux.com

At this time we are running low on cat litter.  I would like to be able to place an order soon with Chewy.

Much thankfulness to everyone who continues to support our furball family!

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.

Pray for our Family
June 16, 2021
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My husband's father passed away after being hospitalized on May 29, 2021, and much health decline.  He was diagnosed with terminal cancer after his admission.  He was moved to Comfort Care last Thursday and God called him home Monday night.

This is such a loss and hard to deal with considering Father's Day is this Sunday.

We appreciate your prayers in the many days and months ahead.

God Bless,

Lynne Melby
 

Thank You - Chewy Order & Nomad Update
June 12, 2021
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We received 2 orders from Chewy.  As previously mentioned any donations here are held for 2-3 days before being released to our account.

My previous 2 updates were not sent out to our subscribers and I did report that to the GiveSendGo representatives earlier and they stated they reported it to their Web page Department.

Please know how grateful we are for all the donations, prayers, love, and support for our furball family!

There are several older Cats that will need to be taken to the Vet soon for their annual exams.

Nomad continues to improve and has gained some of his weight back.  The new food we got him last month he absolutely loves!  He also remains on his Science Diet wet pate and dry food.  

Lastly, we ask for prayers for my husband's father who has now been moved to Hospice after being diagnosed with terminal cancer last week. He fell at home on May 29 and was rushed to the local Hospital.  Mr. Melby is 83 and we will be able to go visit him soon in SC.

1Psalm 106:1

"Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever."

Update #16
June 5, 2021
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Chewy Orders - Thank You - Nomad Update
June 3, 2021
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A Chewy order is scheduled for today and the rest tomorrow.

Thank you so very much for the donations we just received in May.  The funds are held for 2-3 days before going to our bank account to have before I can place orders.

We are waiting for a Chewy order to be delivered today.  I have 2 FedEx tracking numbers one for delivery today and the other one tomorrow.  It is almost a 200 dollar order!

Nomad continues to show much improvement.  He is eating his new Science Diet wet pate food and the Weruva Chicken and Gravy with no problems.  The new Probiotics have helped him greatly.

We plan to start taking some of the other cats in for check ups soon as time and finances allow.

Please continue to keep our family in prayer.  My husband found out on Monday that his father has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer and will be going to Hospice.  He just had a birthday last month.

We are so very grateful and humbled by your prayers and financial support to us.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.



 

Prayer Request
June 1, 2021
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My Poppy's Daddy is very sick. He has a terminal illness which we learned yesterday. We ask for your prayers and continued support during this difficult time.

I love ❤️ my Poppy.

Love Booger Roux ?????

New Chewy Order - Nomad Update ?☑️?
May 26, 2021
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Good Morning Nomad aka Nomie??❤️
He had a good night, no messes, he was walking and prancing around like a deer when I got to their room. His breakfast was gone quickly. More pedalyte before bed and his probiotics on his wet food. The new can food I ordered yesterday from Chewy will be here today ?. Thanks for praying for Nomad and all of our family. Your love, prayers and financial support for our family is greatly appreciated and we are forever humbled. My heart is content right now. ????

I am updating his health at @boogerroux on Instagram.

www.boogerroux.com 

Pray for Nomad!
May 25, 2021
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Nomad is showing signs of more sickness :(  He got sick last night and again today.  My Vet tech friend is suggesting X-rays to rule out any masses.  He had done well since his second trip to the Vet on the 13th.  I'm so worried and upset as I type this.  He has not lost any more weight, he is using his litter box, eating and drinking water.  I am curious if anyone has ever used IAMS pet food for their cats/kittens?  They have a type for Sensitive Stomach?  Please let me know if ya'll have suggestions for a food change.  He's been tolerating the new Science Diet Wet/Pate food so far.  Last night and today what is different is he is crying and whimpering just before he throws up very loud.  Please pray for our sweet Nomad.

Booger Roux Birthday
May 23, 2021
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A little birdie ?just told me that someone has a birthday coming up. If you would like to surprise @boogerroux you can send him a gift or card to him at his address. PO Box 242 Ronda NC 28670. ??????


He also has a wish list at Amazon here:     https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/KGLGQNJGJ12D?ref_=wl_share

Thank you so much for praying and supporting our family. 

Nomad back to the Vet today
May 13, 2021
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Nomad who is our blind cat (11 years old) who saw the Vet on April 26, 2021, and had lots of blood work, and got medicine was showing signs three days ago of the same symptoms.

We had to clean up after him where he didn't use the litter box when we got up.

He looked lethargic again and we took him back this morning.  He got 1.50 of Subcutaneous Fluids, Three medications were sent home - Two antibiotics and one Probiotic for his ongoing digestive issues that Dr. Klein seems to think is causing his problem.  She ruled out UTI and he is not running a fever.


She wants him to have a special Science Diet pate can cat food and I did order a case of 24 cans from Chewy.  He does have problems chewing because of his age.  He took his meds when we got home and he ate half of a can of the new food with his probiotic powder mixed in with no problems! He is alert and walking around.

At this time we could definitely use several things for the cats especially his new can food.  We also want to be able to start taking all the other cats in soon for their over due checkups.

Thank you so very much for the prayers and support for our fur family.

In Christ,

Lynne Melby



 

Nomad Vet Care Expenses
April 27, 2021
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Our blind kitty Nomad was not using his litter box over the weekend so we could not take him to the Vet until Monday am.

He had a complete blood workup and was examined by our Vet.

I have uploaded the Vet bill to our website: https://boogerroux.com/contents/en-us/d3015.html

April 26, 2021 - MONDAY
 We just got home with Nomad. Dr. Klein did a complete blood workup and he is fine. Nothing is out of range.
She stated he may have gotten a touch of colitis but he did not have any temperature, he was healthy, and she prescribed Metronidazole 1--mg to be given twice a day for the next five days.

Nomad has never been sick and I had his Vet records with me and he was very brave for the entire trip there and back. We went to Sparta to Twin Oaks Veterinary Hospital and they are our new Vet and if you recall they have seen Johnny Cash, Juice, and Cinnamon when they were sick last Summer. I wish we lived closer but it's a 30 mn drive because we have to go around the mountain to get there near the Parkway.

Thank you for your prayers!!!!

I'll keep you updated on little Nomie!

Nomad is Sick
April 25, 2021
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My brother who is blind is not feeling well. He is having digestive issues. Mommy and Poppy will take him to the Vet on Monday. Please say a prayer for Nomad.

Love Booger Roux ????

Chewy Order Placed Today!
April 24, 2021
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What a wonderful surprise when I woke up and logged in to check my email while drinking my morning coffee to see a donation!!!

I just placed an order from Chewy that will be here next week.  One of our older cats Nomad who is blind is having difficulty chewing his food now so I ordered some can pate Science Diet soft food only for him.  Maggie also got another case of her Sheba that she loves.  She is our oldest - 16.

Our hearts are full of gratitude!

My husband will be uploading a new video when the order arrives next week.

In the meantime, you can watch the other YouTube videos by going to www.boogerroux.com and clicking on the links there.

God Bless,


Lynne

Chewy Order and a Surprise has arrived!
March 19, 2021
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We received our order from Chewy for supplies yesterday!  An anonymous giver sent a Litter-Robot (new) and it came at a purr-fect time because the one we had was old and we had to turn it manually to cycle.  Today is Johnny Cash's birthday and he and the rest of his siblings are very happy!

Our cup runneth over!

I have almost paid off the emergency credit card as well.  There is a balance of a little over 100.00 left.  The interest rate is very high (22%) and even after reaching out to Capital One for a decrease after being a good customer since 2018 and never missing a payment, they indicated they were not reducing interest rates for anyone at this time.  We always pay our bills on time and always more than the minimum balance due.  I hope to have the balance paid off by April.

This is the first time we have had extra supplies on hand!  

God Bless each and every person who has donated and supported our family.

 

Update #5
March 15, 2021
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I will be placing an order for supplies for the donation we received on Thursday 031121 after the funds post to our account from Stripe.

This was a huge blessing!

 Psalm 107:21-22

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love
    and his wonderful deeds for mankind.
Let them sacrifice thank offerings
    and tell of his works with songs of joy.

Update #4
March 12, 2021
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On this day of thanks, we are so grateful to everyone who touches and enriches the lives of Booger Roux and his furball family.

We wish you and your family the same good will that you so generously bestow upon them.

#thankyou #mustlovecats #rescuecats #catlife #catmom #boogeroux #humbled #grateful #chewy #godbless #givesendgo

Update #4
January 20, 2021
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A Chewy order is being delivered today!  

There will be a Video posted here: https://boogerroux.com/

Thank you to everyone that made this possible.

Psalm 106:1
Praise the Lord.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures forever.

Very Thankful
January 18, 2021
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We are so humbled and thankful for the two donations that came the same day. 

God truly sends help when you don't expect it. 

After the money was received (two days) from Stripe I was able to make a payment on our emergency credit card  We pray that we can pay it off very soon  

Our kitties are so thankful for all the help, love and support for them. 

God Bless, 


 

Our First Donation
December 21, 2020
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I was able to place an order for litter and food with Chewy. Thank you to the generous donor who donated shortly after our Campaign went live.

We are very humbled and thankful!

Ephesians 6:21
So that you also may know how I am and what I am doing.

PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Lord we ask for help so we can place an order soon. Amen
  • Please pray for Nomad.
  • Continued prayers for our family for the loss of my husband's Father.
  • We are down to less than 2 weeks of supplies for can food and dry. Donations needed so we can place an order soon with Chewy because their deliveries are now taking even long to arrive due to ongoing issues with stock and employee retention. PRAY