My girl Pepper also has asthma. You can learn a lot about it on the Feline
Asthma & Bronchitis Yahoo group
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From: "plplat2003" <plplat2003@...>
Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2005 7:18 PM
Subject: [FH] Good news!
> I just took my Tristan to the cardiologist today, Sunday, for a
> recheck. (This was due to the episode of suspected CHF he had in
> July, all the more worrying because his littermate Jesse has moderate
> HCM.) We got great news! Tristan's lungs are OK and his heart looks
> normal on X-ray. So it seems my boy has mild asthma - and I will be
> buying a new air cleaning unit this coming week to make sure the air
> inside my house is more clean.
> To everyone whose precious kitty has been recently diagnosed with
> heart disease, don't give up hope! Jesse was diagnosed with HCM three
> years ago and he is thriving, thanks to enalapril, atenolol, lasix,
> and baby aspirin...and lots of love.
> BTW, I asked my vet about enalapril reversing HCM in cats, and she
> confirmed that studies show that it seems to in many cases. Even more
> hope for our fur-babies!
> Paula, Mom to Malka, Jesse, and Tristan (and angel Kallie)