Because there’s no end to what an animal lover can do when confronted with the possibility of losing their pet, we bring you the heartwarming story of a 44-year-old Baltimore creative writer faculty who chose to spend $19,000 on her cat’s kidney transplant. Following the surgery, her 17-year-old tabby is doing really well and is expected to live at least a couple of years.
Baltimore Creative Writer Faculty Teaches About Frugality and Animal Love
Betsy Boyd is a 44-year-old Baltimore resident, the proud owner of six purring machines, and the mother of two adorable boys. Boyd’s home mascot is a 17-year-old tabby called Stanley.
Recently, Boyd and her husband, a freelance journalist, discovered that Stanley’s life might be in danger and the feline’s only chance of survival was a kidney transplant. Although the vets told Boyd that the cost of Stanley’s surgery could be quite high, the Baltimore creative writer faculty didn’t even flinch.
Thus, she paid $19,000 and had to take in the 2-year-old cat who graciously gave up her kidney for Stanley. The surgery was deemed a success, Stanley is expected to make a full recovery.
With his new kidney in place and another feline companion, Stanley is expected to live several more years, her owner claiming that it will be a cinch for her tubby to hit the big 25.
When asked about Stanley’s medical tab, the Baltimore creative writer faculty who doesn’t earn more than $36,000 per year, declared that she and her family have a frugal way of living. The woman drives a used car, shops from second-hand stores, and always remembers to put something away for rainier days.
She also added that if you’re careful enough about spending, you can definitely afford to invest your hard-earned cash in something that truly matters to you.
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