Champion, the dog who was found in a critical condition with his paws and genitals chopped off in Mira-Bhayander, has found a friend in John Abraham. The Bollywood actor and sports aficionado will also take care of Champion’s treatment.
Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Abraham said, “I will see to it that Champion gets the best treatment and also the person who has committed the heinous crime is caught.” Soon after My Medical Mantra broke the story, it went viral on Twitter with several people tweeting responses of best wishes for the dog. Celebrities including RJ Malishka, actor Richa Chaddha and Rangita Pritish Nandy, writer of films Airlift and Chef, tweeted in Champion’s support.
Several animal lovers, including Abraham, also got in touch with NGO Animals Matter To Me (AMTM), where Champion is undergoing treatment.
“John Abraham and Rohiqa Mistry got in touch with us and said they are serious about nabbing the offenders, who committed this heinous crime. Abraham will support Champion’s medical as well as take care of him for life as he can’t go to back to streets again. We thank My Medical Mantra for spreading the word and supporting Champion,” said Ganesh Nayak, founder, AMTM.
The dog was found in a critical condition with his front paws, penis and testicles cut off by passers-by on November 18. After many NGOs refused help, they got in touch with Jibin Carlos, a volunteer with AMTM and then got Champion admitted to their facility immediately.
“Champion is now is stable but not eating yet. He able to stand and is being administered saline and antibiotics. He looks happy and seems oblivious of disability and pain,” Nayak added.
Champion is housed at the AMTM’s rehab facility in Malad-Marve. “Currently, no surgery can be done unless his wounds heal. Then comes the next procedure of fixing prosthetic legs to aid in walking comfortably,” he said.
According to Nayak, the treatment is likely to last three months and will cost around Rs1 lakh.
Support Champion and donate for his surgery and treatment via
www.amtmindia.org/donate-now/ or Paytm on 7045627850 / 9920737737
You can meet champion at Amtm Rehab from Friday to Sunday between 12 noon to 4 pm