6-year-old girl savagely attacked by pit bull in Maine leaving her with 1,000 stitches on her face
A 6-year-old girl will ‘never smile again’ after being savagely attacked by a pit bull in Maine, leaving her with 1,000 stitches on her face after 11-hour surgery
- Lily Norton was on a playdate when the horrible attack happened
- Norton’s mother’s friend was the dog that guarded the pit bull before the ferocious attack
- She has a breathing tube and is sedated to prevent her from scratching her face.
A six-year-old Maine girl will never be able to smile again after being savagely attacked by a pit bull that left her with more than 1,000 stitches on her face and neck.
Little Lily Norton was on a playdate at a friend’s house when the horrifying attack happened. The pit bull, which was being watched by her friend’s mother, jumped on the little girl and mutilated her face, when her friend walked away from the table to look for a deck of cards to play.
A relative on a GoFundMe wrote that “the dog had Lily in his mouth.”
Lily was rushed to a local hospital and then airlifted to Boston Children’s Hospital on Saturday for emergency surgery that took 11 hours and a large number of stitches from under her eyes to under her chin.
CJ Pitcher, a family friend who created the fundraiser for Lily, told the sun diary that ‘his salivary glands aren’t working… and the doctors said he won’t be able to smile again… the muscles are too damaged.’
Six-year-old Lily Norton was savagely attacked by a pit bull last week and received more than 1,000 stitches to her face and neck.
A family friend told Sun Journal that Lily will “never be able to smile again” due to the extensive damage she sustained from the attack.
An image of Children’s Hospital Boston, where Lily was airlifted on Saturday and underwent an 11-hour surgery.
He told the news outlet that the dog that attacked Lily was a neighbor’s relative’s dog, and that neighbor was watching the dog.
It is unclear where the dog was taken after the attack.
Doctors put Lily in a breathing tube for the next week to keep her sedated and help her heal and prevent her from scratching her face.
Dorothy Norton has been at her daughter’s bedside since the attack, as Lily’s father, Leo, is back in Chesterfield, a small town in Maine with a population of less than 1,500, to care for his children. other children.
The attack was being investigated by Animal Control Officers.
Lily’s mother appreciated the outpouring of support since the attack and gave an update on her daughter’s health.
‘She’s still sedated because she has a breathing tube. But other than that, it’s very good. It looks very nice,’ said Dorothy, Maine News Center informed.
A photo of Lily bundled up.
Another pretty shot of Lily with pig tails and a cute rainbow dress and ballerina skirt.
Lily tilting her head in pose while smiling at the camera looking so sweet
TO GoFundMe it was arranged by a family friend to help the family with Lily’s travel and medical expenses.
“This poor sweet girl has changed her life forever,” the post read.
‘She’s only 6 years old. Not to mention that her parents’ life has now changed. They have a long road to recovery and hospital visits. They will endure many trips in the coming years to come from Maine to Boston to care for their daughters.’
“We are asking for all the help we can get for this family and to help alleviate some of the expenses this terrible tragedy has put them through. My heart goes out to the Norton family, especially beautiful little Lily.”
As of Monday night, nearly $64,000 has been raised, surpassing their initial goal of $6,500.