Mae's Journey

Meet Mae! Our 6 month old bundle of pure joy!

A few days ago Mae became suddenly life threateningly ill, she collapsed at home & was immediately rushed to the emergency vets. We’ve recently been given the news that Mae was born with a liver shunt, which means her blood vessels bypass her liver - Meaning her liver doesn’t detoxify her blood.

Mae’s ammonia levels had become so high in her blood stream that it had begun to affect her brain, leading to seizures, temporary loss of sight, confusion & neurological problems.

Currently Mae is at home with us and her condition is being stabilised with her medication. Obviously, this isn’t sustainable, very challenging to manage & is no way for her to live. Sadly staying on her medication will means Mae’s life will be shorten & she probably won’t see her first birthday!

Our first choice treatment for her is to undergo a very specialist procedure to place coils in the shunting vessel. This is very expensive procedure but, will be life saving for our little Mae and will mean she can live an active, long & happy life.

Over the next few months my daughter Holly & her mate Ellie will be finding unique & quirky ways to raise money to help our little Mae Day.


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Holly Atkins 
Swindon, UK
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