Home > Lifestyle > How to have healthy pets > Pets and people Updated 07 October 2014 Crowdfunding saves kitten flung from car A new Crowdfunding website, Loveanimals.org is giving abused and abandoned animals across the world a second chance. Their star is a kitten called Roger who was cruelly flung from a moving car in Colorado. 0 Roger the kitten, from Longmont Humane Society, via Loveanimals.org ~ Subscribe to receive health tips daily » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » Leopard filmed licking a baby impala Mutts entered into the US 2015 World's Ugliest Dog A kitten, now called Roger, was thrown from a moving car in Colorado in early September, hitting the pavement so hard his right leg shattered and had to be amputated. Luckily for Roger, a passerby witnessed the incident and got Animal Control out to help. Roger, who weighed just over a pound, was taken to a shelter, the Longmont Humane Society.By 7 October, 21 people have came to his rescue, donating between $5 and $375 to help pay for medical bills and rehab. They did it through LoveAnimals.org, a year-old crowdfunding site, one of the first to be exclusively devoted to animals.Loveanimals say Roger is sweet and trusting and deserves a second chance. After surgery and a little TLC he'll be ready for a long and happy life with his new family. The Crowdfunding project has a number of heart-warming causes. One other is The Comfort Dog Project created by The Big Fix Uganda - a project of the Central Valley Coalition for Animals. Their aim is to match a dog companion with a war survivor in Uganda suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.Image: An Ugandan man and his new best friend, from The Big Fix/Loveanimals.orgNorthern Uganda is still recovering from wartime atrocities, such as the abduction of children as soldiers, brutal killings of family memers and the frequent rape of women, resulting in many fatherless children. Homeless dogs are rehabilitated then placed with Comfort Dog project participants who undergo 6 months of education and training with their animals. So far Loveanimals.org has raised $500 dollars through 4 donations.Read more: How crowdfunding is helping people get medical procedures doneCat selfies and other pet trends on the InternetFat camps offer pudgy pets 'pawlates' to slim down More in Lifestyle Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats More: How to have healthy petsPets and people advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.