Reminds me of Abby's former vet wanting to subject her to a full
endoscopy procedure under anesthesia. I told him he was going to have
to do a "heck of a song and dance" to convince me that a 14 year old
hear kitty should get scoped for IBD when there are other ways to rule
it in/out. Needless to say, she's got a new group of vets at the helm.
Any procedure, from routine shots to dental cleaning to
surgery/anesthesia always carries some risk.
Susan & Abby, 14 y.o. with HCM w/tachycardia, Grade 3 murmur, sometimes
pancreatic, IBD (?) tabby that suffers from peripheral neuropathy, can
go anorexic and is NOW Hyper-T to boot; daily meds 12.5 mg Lasix,
12.5mg atenolol, 5mg Methamazole, thiamine sub-q's. (gadz that's a
On May 4, 2004, at 6:11 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> What I mean is...a heart kitty
> should never be anesthecized unless it is an urgent matter (not
> dental cleaning or other non urgent reasons people sedate these