Thank you dear furiends from Dexter and me!

Furiends, I have missed you all. The last few months have been extremely busy. My mum has been poorly, like I told you before, and since she’s my chief typist I gave her some time off. She wrote about it here for those of you who are wondering what’s been going on. She’s now getting the proper treatment and we all hope she will feel better soon. Last Wednesday – the 18th of July, my humans got married. It was the best day of their lives and I can’t wait to tell you all about it ASAP. We also have huge news and I purrsonally have a big dilemma…however, unfortunately all of that has to wait for now.

Those of you who also follow me on social media may have seen that my cousin Dexter has been the victim of a barbaric and incomprehensible act of violence. Furiends, I know you are all animal lovers and I would never want to upset you, but I’m so sorry… I think inadvertently I’m about to do just that.

Mum’s mum and dad have four dogs, four tortoises, tropical fish and four cats… they all live in a beautiful old farm in lovely Cornwall, UK – where my mum comes from. I have always thought of them as cousins since most of them are actually younger than me.

On Tuesday my cousin Dexter found a strength and courage that I never knew any cat could possess when he dragged himself home after a living nightmare.

Our darling Dexter dragged himself home after a monster broke his jaw, forced a gun into his mouth and shot him.

He has a hole through the roof of his palette, a severed tongue and an exit wound. It’s a miracle that he’s still alive.

The excellent veterinary team that are now caring for Dexter have pulled out shrapnel from his head, operated on him and are still working tirelessly to save his life.

Dexter has already proved he’s a fighter by getting himself home and now we want to be able to give him the best chance at recovery by providing him with the necessary treatment, raising awareness of this act of cruelty and hopefully getting him justice.

I have asked my pawesome furiends if you have any means to help to donate a little towards Dexter’s medical care. He does have medical insurance but as most of you know this comes with a limit and a hefty excess charge. I would really like to help to ensure that my granny and pops can focus 100% on him without worrying about the finances. Unfortunately cousin Cassidy is also very unwell at the moment and as you all know everything adds up. (Please also send Cassidy your positivity and love.) I don’t want the monster who has caused so much heartbreak already to have the upper hand because of money. If you are able to help in any way I, and all of my family, would really appreciate it. You can donate here: HELP DEXTER RECOVER

Your money will go directly towards Dexter’s medical bill and if we’re lucky enough to have any extra funds the remaining money will be donated to the NAWT (National Animal Welfare Trust in the UK) to help them continue to rescue animals, this is where our family adopted Dexter from. I hope and pray that Dexter will make it home to live a ‘normal’ (whatever that means) life. Please send him all the prayers and positivity you can. He’s trying his best but he’s fighting a horrible infection and if we can I’d love to help him.

I’m so sorry furiends to bring this horrific news and undoubtedly shock and sadden you. My humans and I have spent the last 48 hours in shock and tears. However the generosity of humans already has restored my faith in humanity and it’s clear not evfurryone is so heartless. The majority of souls on earth are pure and kind. Poor Dex was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. The local police are investigating, Dexter’s story has been published on local radio and media and I remain hopeful that the monster who did this will be brought to justice. But in all honesty, all I truly wish for is for Dexter to survive and have a good quality of life left. He is still so young (he will be two years old at the end of next month) and he didn’t deserve this.

Sending love and hugs to you all.

Bisous, Bailey

Comments

  1. This makes me so angry Bailey! I sincerely hope that the MONSTER that committed this crime will be caught and put in prison. Forever. I hope your mum is better real soon!

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  2. Oh Bailey how Horrible! We will keep Dexter in our prayers and try to send a donation to help his recovery!
    Purrs to you and your family
    Pete and the family!

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  3. Dearest Brofur, Mom has just donated to Dexter’s GoFundMe. We cannot believe this cruelty, but he is obviously a fighter and being young is in his favor. We are praying for him and for the police to catch the person who did this horrible thing.

    We also send congratulations to Mom Lou and Dad James on their marriage. We wish them many years of happiness.

    We miss you terribly. Sending love to all as well as prayers and POTP, your brofurs and sisfurs, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer and Mom Janet

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  4. Museum of Maritime says:

    Dearest Bailey, we were so glad to see you online again, much as your news dispatch was very upsetting. We are sending our best purrs and prayers for Dexter’s recovery, and for his fursib Cassidy. We will also share this on wider media.

    Concats and many happy returns to your pawrents! We wish them a long and lucky life and are so glad your mom is starting to feel better.

    We look forward to your future news and know that you always have something in the works!
    Much love from all of us to all of you. Pat, Maggie and Felix

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  5. I’m wishing Dexter the best of luck. This… leaves me truly without words. I only want him to recover. Don’t give in, little fighter!

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  6. Sending all of you love, prayers a good thoughts. Wish I could send more.
    Humans can be so inhumane!
    Love always,
    Michelle and the boy cats Diavolo and Sunshine

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  7. 15andmeowing says:

    I am so sorry this happened. I hope whoever did it is brought to justice too. I will be praying for him to recover and be able to enjoy life. XO

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  8. Hugh prayers for Dexter. I cannot understand such barbarity

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  9. Prayers for Dexter and your whole family. And prayer for the person(s) who did this. They must have a lot of hate in their hearts to hurt a beautiful baby like Dexter. Mia is sending meows of love and prayers.

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  10. How very sad for Dexter and his loving family. I send my love. And congratulations to your Mum and Dad on their marriage.

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  11. What an awful thing to happen! I am purring lots for Dexter to heal and recover.

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  12. We are praying for poor Dexter – things like this are so hard to understand how someone could be so depraved and cruel as to do this to a poor little animal. It’s amazing Dexter is alive and he will have a hard road to recovery. So sad and horrifying.

    Teddy

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  13. Words cannot truly describe how shocked saddened and disgusted I am at hearing of this fell act. I have shared on FaceBook for you and boosted a post, too. Plus Mark Watson has donated on my behalf, and also the Anonymous donation immediately after is from Marjorie at Dashkitten.com. We are sending lots of purrs and prayers for Dexter and family too…
    ERin

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  14. I’m so glad to hear the good news about your mom, but am quite horrified about dear Dexter! What is the world coming to?!?!?!

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  15. There are a few f..cked people in the world. Horrible. All our thoughts are with

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  16. … Dexter… sent the last one too fast.

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  17. I’m so sorry you had to experience so much cruelty in your live, sweet, adorable Dexter. We couldn’t read your whole story, it’s to painful to see where these monsters are capable of hurting animals. Will send lots of Healing Pawkisses and Purrayers your way and hope that you recover quickly. May the angels watch over you ❤ ❤ ❤

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  18. I’m glad you are back, Bailey…..but so endlessly sad, about what happened to Dexter…I hope that monster who did this to him will rott in hell forever! What a cruel world we live in 😢 My mum just made a donation for Dexter and we wish him a soon recovery 🐞🍀 Also our best wishes for Cassidy❣️ Congrats to your mum and dad to their wedding! That’s at least good news, and that your mum feels better! 🌺

    Many purrs and hugs from us, Odin with Mum and Dad 🐾💕

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  19. That is such terrible news. I hope Dexter will be okay and I would like to say what I hope happens to the person that did this but this is a family blog. I just can’t imagine how a person can be so broken.

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  20. The Swiss Cats says:

    It’s disgusting…. Reading Dexter’s story made Claire sick, sad, and mad as hell at the same time. We send you, Dexter and his family tons of purrs and positive energy. Purrs

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  21. manxmnews2014 says:

    I just do not understand how anyone could harm innocence animals or children. I just can’t…words fail and we are so so soooo sorry and we are praying hard for Dexter and his family.

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  22. What a horrifick an cruel crime against Dexter!!!! Oh Bailey an Lady Louise mee iss so sorry to reed about what happened. Mee iss sendin tripull POTP an purrayerss to Dexter an hopess hee can make a good ree-covurry!!!
    Mee iss sorry you not been well Lady Louise an wee goin to have to do reedin to find out what’s been happenin. Mee an LadyMum apawlogize fur not stayin inn touch…life got away frum us!
    Pleeze know wee LUVSS all of youss’!
    ~~~head rubsss~~~ Siddhartha Henry~~~ an {{{hugss}}} LadyMum

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  23. No animal deserves this! We’re so sorry Dexter (and his family) is having to go through such a horrible ordeal. We hope the monster who did this is caught and punished, although no punishment would be bad enough to fit the crime. May Dexter heal.

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  24. It grieves me to read this. Dexter, his humans and veterinary staff, are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the little one heal and the person who assaulted him found be brought to justice.

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  25. So sad to read this horrible news. I’m very glad Dexter found his way home. Though his recovery may be a long road, we wish Dexter a speedy one. All our best and purrs for Dexter, his family and his veterinary team.

    Also, our congratulations to your mum and dad on their wedding. We know they are meant for each other, but, of course, Bailey, you already knew that. And, we’re glad your mum is receiving proper treatment for her condition. That too takes a little time, but we are sure she’s on the road to feeling better.

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