Donations sought to pay vet bill for Erwin cat burned in house fire

ERWIN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A cat named Marshmallow is making online friends and many are donating to pay his vet bills.

The Unicoi County Animal Shelter posted a photo of Marshmallow, who was burned in a home fire on Tuesday. The shelter's Facebook post asked for donations to help pay for treatment of 2nd-degree burns on the male cat's face and part of its body.

Animal Shelter Director Jessica Blevins said Marshmallow is still on oxygen because he inhaled smoke. By Tuesday night, $155 had been donated. Marshmallow's treatment is likely to cost about $500.

Donations can be made online at Unicoicountyanimalshelter.blogspot.com, over the phone or by dropping by cash at the shelter in Erwin.


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