This is great news! It's always good to hear the positive stuff. Plus with
all the new members lately, it will be good for them to see how it can work
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paula" <plplat2003@...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 4:21 PM
Subject: [FH] Keeping hope!
> Greetings, everyone!
> Well, my DH and I took Jesse to his regularly scheduled check-up with
> his cardiologist this past weekend, and the news is excellent.
> Jesse's HCM continues to be stable and his meds haven't been
> increased. (He's on atenolol, enalapril, lasix, and baby aspirin.)
> Dr. Zimmerman doesn't need to see my boy for another six months.
> Four years ago, Jesse developed CHF, and his prognosis wasn't that
> bright because it hit him so hard and so suddenly - just after his
> first birthday. BUT Jesse turned 5 years old on February 13 and he's
> doing great.
> So don't give up hope, no matter what the prognosis might be. With
> careful nursing, the correct med dosage, and a bit of luck, kitties
> can - and do! - live longer than the vet might think.
> Purrs from Jesse and his brother Tristan (AKA The White Tornadoes, AKA
> The Valentine Boys).
> And hugs from me!
> Paula, Momcat to Malka, Jesse, Tristan, and Angel Kallie