PRESENTING OUR …. 2019 6th ANNIVERSARY QUILT “SWEET KISSES”

We have named this years anniversary quilt “SWEET KISSES”.  No matter, if its a quick lick on the cheek, or a nose rub, or a slobbery french kiss, its all about the undeniable love our pets have for us humans. How empty our lives would be without them.

We are dedicating our quilt to the furry friends we have lost this year …. Rainier, Maddison, Cubby, Squirt, Elijah, Jiggs, Annie, Dudley & Diesel. Forever loved and forever missed.

Our quilt includes the fabrics and names from our personalized blanket orders between May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019. This gives us time to design, create, and have it professionally quilted in time for the reveal on September 12th. We will once again raffle it off on our anniversary October 11th, the anniversary of Maggie’s crossing over the rainbow bridge, with all proceeds going to the Maggie May Fund.

We have 32 names on 25 blankets, and this year they include: Buster, Jedi, Fender, Peppi, Sparky & Rose, Taco, Rainier, Seeker, Hyper, Whiski, Cubby, Fysti, Fender, Phoenix & Dakota & Solo & Levi, Jasper & Willy & Flurry, Cali, Perka, Momma Bee, Sloan, Terry, Penny, Jackie, Dallas, Jiggs & Annie, & Deacon

Our amazing friend Tammy of Sugar Town Quilting Co, in Cranbrook who once again donated her time and cost to professionally quilt our creations. We were also late again getting the quilt to Tammy but she did it right away for us and we got it back just in time for us to finish by reveal. Tammy has quilted all our anniversary quilts, and it’s her beautiful work that makes our quilt that much more special.

MAKE A DONATION TO THE MAGGIE MAY FUND FOR A CHANCE TO WIN IT!
$5 donation=1 chance   $15 donation=4 chances   $25 donation=7 chances
61″ x 61″ and valued at $500, 100% is allocated to the Memorial Account
Draw date: on our 6th year anniversary – October 11, 2019

CLICK HERE TO DONATE & TO ORDER YOUR TICKETS

We will send you confirmation and a PAYPAL link, or email us at: maggiemay99@telus.net, to make other arrangements.

available from September 12, 2019 to October 10, 2019

(shipping included within Canada)

Check out our past Anniversary Quilts HERE

Posted in Fundraisers | Leave a comment

MEET TIGGER … the newest recipient from the Maggie May Fund!

TIGGER – August 2019

Tigger is a lovable Shihtzu Mix, adored by his Dad, but desperately needed medical attention. He needed tumors and cysts removed as soon as possible.

 

 

 

Once again, the veterinarian stepped up to plate, we were contacted, and together we were able to give Tigger a new leash on life!  He received the surgery he needed a few weeks ago and has just been back to the vet for his checkup.  As you can see, he is doing great, happy, smiling, and loving life, with his very grateful Dad.

The heart feels good!

Thank you for support, without you, we can’t do what we do!

Posted in Tails of Help | Leave a comment

DUDLEY … RIP, forever loved!

Dudley is described by his Mum as “the best dog ever! He carries his own leash and knows all his toys by name, he knows exactly what to do to cheer me up. When a growth appeared on his neck, he was still a big beautiful happy go lucky dog. I can’t lose him..he is my everything.  I have nothing without him in my life.”

Dudley, was originally diagnosed with a neck mass/abscess, the prognosis was good to excellent after surgery.  However, the mass was growing and beginning to restrict his breathing. We stepped in to help Dudley and his Mum. He was all set for surgery and we were all looking forward to success and a healthy future for Dudley. But, moments before surgery, it was cancelled, the pre-surgery tests revealed cancer throughout his body.  There was nothing they could do. Dudley went home with medications to keep him comfortable.

We were all devastated when we got the news.  We spoke with Dudley’s Mum daily during this time, providing support and encouragement, we knew she would know when the right time would come to let him go. A week later Dudley crossed the Rainbow Ridge, forever loved and never ever forgotten.

We haven’t faced this before at IMOMM, but we have all experienced loss, time does heal, we all grieve in our own way, at our own pace, and we truly understand the heartbreak. Our hearts go out to Dudley’s Mum, and although Dudley is no longer with us, he will always be a part of the Maggie May Family.

RIP Dudley, July 2019

 

Posted in Tails of Help | Leave a comment

FOR BRODIE ….. thank you for your support!

A custom creation for Brodie, with the prints specially selected by his Aunt, his one of  kind MM Blanket arrived on Friday.  Brodie says thank you Aunt Carmen  and Uncle Chris  for his blanket, and we thank you for supporting the Maggie May Fund.

 

 

His Mum writes, “as you can see in the picture he took immediate possession. We are very familiar with the Boundary Bay Specialty Hospital as our two previous dogs Desmond and Tessa received help from the Dr’s there. We love the work you do and the donations to the hospital and SPCA” 💞
Posted in Blankets & Bandanas | Leave a comment

MEET BRUISER …. our newest recipient from the Maggie May Fund!

This is a story of people working together to get a sweet boy named Bruiser and his Mum the help they needed.

Bruiser is a senior who needed major dental surgery to lengthen his life, but you see, they, for the first time in their lives have been homeless, with no place to go and financially no way of paying for the surgery.  The outreach worker stepped in to find them help and a home. The veterinarian felt compelled to help in whatever way they could, and when we were approached for assistance, there was no question we would help too.

 

Bruiser, has been by his Mum’s side all his life, he is the main reason she keeps fighting every day and she doesn’t know where she would be without him. After being homeless for 3 months, the outreach worker found them a home, and a few weeks ago Bruiser had his surgery!  Bruiser and his Mum are doing well, Bruiser is healing and a happy boy again. His Mum is so very appreciative of all the help they received and sent us all beautiful cards of thanks.

 

His Mum wanted us to share a bit of her story to help spread awareness about homelessness. No matter what anyone’s situation is, a pet brings so much more to us humans than words can ever explain! Every life matters!

Your support enables us to help those like Bruiser and his Mum and we all thank you!

 

Posted in Tails of Help | 1 Comment

FOR TERRY … Winner of Maggie’s Birthday Blanket Contest, sharing Maggie’s spirit!

One of our most treasured events is Maggie’s Birthday Blanket Contest, we celebrate her special day with a gift of course! We had amazing entries this year and one of our winners was Terry, from Winnipeg!  The draw was on Valentines Day!

 

 

He chose a red print to compliment his handsomeness and Canadian hat, and with a special request to incorporate his photo.

 

 

 

 

 

It took us a bit to get it to him, because of our machine breakdown, but it turned out great and this past week it finally arrived! He and his Mum loved it and wrote “the blanket is so beautiful and worth the wait”.

CONGRATULATIONS TERRY!

Posted in Blankets & Bandanas | Leave a comment

FOR PENNY!

 

Penny has been waiting patiently for her special Maggie May Blanket!  She was the lucky winner of a custom blanket we donated to the PADS (Pacific Assistance Dogs Society) raffle while at the Pet Lover Show in February!  They do great work, and we our proud to support their organization in our special way.

 

  

Looking Adorable Penny!

Posted in Blankets & Bandanas, Donations | Leave a comment

FOR MERI & SAM … thank you for your support!

With our “BEAST” back in service, we are now catching up on our orders!  First up, is a custom crate pad, XLL, for Meri & Sam.  They picked a sweet pawprint fabric that we selected coordinating colours for.  It arrived in the mail a few days ago, and they love it!

 

Posted in Blankets & Bandanas, Donations | 1 Comment

MEET THEODORE … our newest recipient from the Maggie May Fund!

“Theodore is a dog that in his short 3.5 years of life has brought so much love to not only our family but people he meets everyday” writes his Mum.

Sadly, Theodore was diagnosed with a nerve sheath sarcoma (a cancerous tumor), and required life saving surgery, amputation of his left front leg. The prognosis is good, he is young and strong and animals are amazing at adapting! “He will be the best 3 legged dog he can be” says his Mum.

Theodore had his surgery on the 2nd of April, it went very well, and luckily the tumor had not reached the spine.  The waiting game begins for biopsy results, and hopefully it will report that they were able to remove 100% of the tumor.

Mum reports that Theodore is recovering at hospital, he is eating and drinking. He has stood and peed out side with assistance and can sit up all on his own. Way to go Theodore!

We love our pets so much, they are family members, and you do what you can for them, which is the very best, sometimes with a lending hand.  Theodore is no exception, he is loved and his family are thankful to have him in their lives. “He truly is very special and gives so much”. We will be following Theodore on his recovery and will share with you!

The family is very grateful to the Maggie May fund, but we couldn’t be there for Theodore without your support, we thank you!

Posted in Tails of Help | Leave a comment

THANK YOU CAROL PUSKAS & CP DISTRIBUTORS!

Earlier this Month, Carol Puskas received the Kevin Suppes Award of Excellence from her employer CP Distributions.

Carol is an amazing supporter of the Maggie May Fund, and a wonderful, strong woman ♥️ Her reward included a day off and a $500 donation to the charity of her choice. Carol chose our non-profit, the Maggie May Fund! We are so grateful to the kindness and generosity from Carol and CP Distributor, their donation will continue to help pets in need!

THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Posted in Donations | 1 Comment