Bitsy Angel Fund

Bitsy Angel Fund

It is a very sad day when I put a client’s pet to sleep and as long as I have had this clinic I have not charged for this service. As a veterinarian, it hurts each time that I have to put a pet to sleep as it means that I can no longer help them to live a happy healthy life with their owners.

In 2011, I had to put my long-time friend, Bitsy, to sleep and it really reinforced the pain that a pet owner feels in losing a part of their family. Many clients offer to pay or want to give me something as a way of saying thank you, so after losing Bitsy I decided to create the Bitsy Angel Fund. This fund is for owners to voluntarily contribute to the memory of a past pet or when the time comes to put a pet to sleep.

All proceeds raised will be used by me to help other pets live a better life that otherwise might not be able to for financial reasons. There is no better way to honor your pet or my Bitsy than to help another pet be able to live!

Sincerely,
LaNita Flanary, DVM

Monetary donations may be sent to the clinic.
Flanary Veterinary Clinic
200 Eagle Nest Drive
Paducah, KY 42003

We have helped so many pets in our community in recent years with this fund and your generous donations. Miracle the cat was burned in a house fire. With the help of the Bitsy Angel Fund Miracle got the medical services and medications she needed and made a full recovery. We also started a Saving Seniors program along with Paws for Lyon County. Any animal shelter, humane society or rescue group that had a senior pet (7 years of age or older) for adoption, could have bloodwork done on them to be able to send them home with a clean bill of health. The finances to do this project were all because of the Bitsy Angel Fund. A little border collie named Peaches was our first senior and she was adopted soon after her blood work was completed and is enjoying life in her new home. The fund has also helped spay or neuter many dogs and cats to reduce the number of unwanted pets.

Read about Miracle the cat who was helped with the aid of Bitsy Angel Fund:
"Nothing short of a 'Miracle': Feline gets new leash on life after being injured in house fire."

A special thank you to all the donors and their pets listed below: 

Bear Bartlett 1991-2005

Wendy Herndon “Mouse”

Linda & Lin Roof “Roofus”

Niki Stori

Reba Bristol

Angie Mitchell “Cody”

Linda Little “Bert” & “Ernie"

Aeresa Ryan

Doris Lynn

In memory of 

Tigger and Honey Brown

In memory of Beau Oakes

The Crawford Family “Charlie”

The Lutz Family “Mattie”

The Bugg Family “Blackjack”

Sharon Price

In Memory of Shadow - Donna Phillips

Chris Price "Max"

The Phillips family

The Davis family

The Wallace family

The Rudd family

The Turley family

The Latham family

The Litchenberg Family "Abby"

The Ferguson Family “Mia”

Attil Pasquini “Lucy and Maisy”

Patti North

The Lask Family "Homer"

In memory of Minnie Haus

The Hathcock Family “Madeline”

The Arant Flamily

The Loudermilk Family 

The Ryan Family

The Ahart family

The Green family

Tim Cathcart

Benny Green

Susan McCain "Teco"

Tracy Cruse “Tapper”

Jamie Blanton “Toby”

Tracy Cruse

Jamie Blanton

Vanessa Blanton

Bobbie Inman

Betty Sutton

Cindy Wing

Brown Family “ Albert Pujols”

Locket Family “Max”

Joy Gustafson “Blackie”

Gretchen Roof “Abby”

Marcia and Robert Auerbach - “Auggie”

Melanie Halliman “Fergie”

Kim and Roxie Biggerstaff

Celia Smith

Pat and Ron Gardner “Kayla”

The Joiner Family “Prissy”

The Cook Family

The Kornbacher Family “Pita”

The Wallace Family “Noah”

The Massey Family “Patches”

The Ford Family "Domino"

The Riley Family “Blackie”

Pat Cummins

The Hines family

Sherry Pittman

The Mullen family

The Stark family

Jeremy Hornback

The Seay family "Brandi"

Pat and Gary Wallace "Yogi"

Carnell Kelly

The Meriwether Family

The Schultz Family

Walter and Joan Smith "Princess"

Barnes Family "Max"

Dee Robison with Paws in Lyon County

Munro Family “Bud”

Jennifer Green 

The Crouch family “Elliot”

Larry Mason

The Bowlin Family “Sparky”

The Shelton Family

The Greenwell family

The Doyle family

The Kepner family

The Smith Family "Punkin"

The Tabor Family

Vanessa Blanton “Toby’

Barbara Perea “Mickey”

Barbara Perea

Brenda Cooper

Jean Hollis

The Osborne Family “Chloe”

Terry Smith

Barbara Thomas “Zing”

Amelia McNeely

Kilgore Family "Daisy"

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