Judith, Goodbye and thank you for being here a part of this
wonderful group. Thank you for sharing Nessi's autopsy results with
us. I am so sorry again for what you went through and what you are
still going through. Sometimes it is best to get away from it all
(which includes reading these daily posts) to truly heal. Best to
you always, Amanda
> It's been almost 4 months since little Nessi became an angel and
> it's time to say goodbye to this wonderful group. It has been so
> difficult adjusting to her going away but slowly, slowly, my two
> and I are getting there.
> Thank you for all the support and thank you all for those
> condolence emails I received. I have never been able to write a
> condolence email but for those who have lost their beloved
> heart was always with you.
> Nessi had hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopthy with mitral valve
> regurgitation and developing left atrial enlargement. She was her
> bright, cheery, active self until one day before she died. The day
> before she spent at the veterinary school hospital because I awoke
> find that she was having great difficulty breathing. It was a
> and there is only an emergency staff there that day. She returned
> that evening her old self and died at 6 AM the following morning.
> next to her and watched her final moments in this world. It was
> For those who are interested, the autopsy report said cause of
> was lesion myocarditis. Her heart showed chronic multifocal and
> endocardial myocarditis with a secondary myocardial hypertrophy.
> In English, she died of an inflammation of the heart muscle.
> be viral or bacterial infection or allergic reaction to something
> as medication. Her heart couldn't beat and her lungs filled with
> The autopsy also showed emphysema.
> Or as my vet said, something went wrong. Her prognosis, despite
> deterioration in her heart, had been excellent.
> I have finally sent the report to her cardiologist and am waiting
> his input. I will post the input but will now go inactive in the
> She would have been just 4 years old March 29 and we only had 3
> wonderful years together. I have been owned by many cats over the
> but Nessi's death has been the most difficult one for me. I will
> love her but as I told my vet, I now have to give that piece of my
> heart I gave to her to my other cats. I am doing my best.
> Thank you all.