30636Re: [CatVet] exploratory surgery on 16 year old female
- Dec 31, 2013I second that opinion.Further, I would question the judgement and competency of any vet who would put a cat of this age through "exploratory surgery".Your kitty is in my prayers; Please keep us posted.PS: I have in the past used www.yelp.com to locate excellent vets. Pet owners on Yelp post reviews of the vets they see, and this can give a pretty good picture, if you are lookng for a vet. Hopefully Yelp is active wherever you are living. Otherwise, you may try Googling "veterinarian reviews" and see what comes up.I hope this helps.Namaste,Linda :-)From: CatWoman <diana@...>
Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 7:00 PM
Subject: Re: [CatVet] exploratory surgery on 16 year old female
I'm assuming she had xrays? I would have an ultrasound done - something to see if there
are tumors; Also assume that bloodwork has been done, checking lymphocytes, eosynophils,
any other values that are out of whack?
I would not put her through surgery until all the tests have been done with a cat her
age. If they do find something and it looks operable - that's one thing. If they find
nothing, or if it is too extensive to make operating any use - then make her comfortable
until you have something more concrete, or it is her time...
Pray for Peace.
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