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Fireball The Cat Fireball The Cat





Fireball, the miracle cat, needs your help to receive life-changing surgery. He has overcome so much and now needs several lumps removed to thrive.


Active Date
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Forever In Our Hearts
Cat or Dog


Fireball, the Virginia cat, is only alive because of luck and love. He was born in a backyard and was the only surviving cat of his litter. His permanently disabled owner found him, and they immediately bonded. She wasn’t looking for a pet, but she was not going to let him die. She nursed him to health, and ever since, he has been bringing light to her life with his silly faces and the way he chirps instead of meows. Now, three years later, Fireball has developed some lumps. He has a lot of inflammation and eosinophils, and one lump on his leg is making it difficult to walk. The lumps need to be removed for Fireball’s comfort, but they must also be tested for serious medical conditions. 

You have the power to help Fireball and his loving mom. Fireball’s mom has reached out to several organizations and raised about half of the cost of the operation. Your donation will help cover the second half of the surgery and bring relief to Fireball and his worried mom. 

Please donate today.


sad news
March 26, 2020 12:00 AM

We received the heartbreaking news that Fireball passed away last evening. Thankfully he was at home with his loving owner, but that is little solace to her broken heart. It was so heartwarming to see people supporting Fireball and his family at this difficult time and I'm just so sorry he could not be saved. Thank you for your prayers and donations. Any remaining funds after helping with end-of-life costs will be used to help other cases.

Fireball's turn for the worse
March 23, 2020 12:00 AM

Fireball was scheduled to have surgery to remove the lumps late last week, but he suddenly began loosing weight and wasn't healthy enough for the surgery. Right now the family is trying to nurse him and get his weight up. We aren't sure what the next steps will be, but we are very nervous for Fireball. We'll let you know when we know more.

Our Mission
For The Love Of Alex Inc. provides emergency funding for life-saving veterinary care of low-income families.