14156Re: Morag back at vet with rapid breathing
- Sep 2, 2003Sarah,
Thanks for asking about Boo Kitty, she's acting like herself again,
I just wish that she would get her appetite back to 100%, she's
eating, but several small meals a day. Her hotspots are also coming
back, but since this is where it all started with her, I'm going to
leave them be for the Cardio to look at. Her vet seems to think
they may be stemming from food allergy, for many years she's eaten
chicken based food, I am switching her to mainly seafood, to see if
that helps, and also because seafood is supposed to be heart healthy.
I didn't know that Lasix is hard on Kittys, I will also ask the
cardiologist about that too.
Sarah, I don't have any answers for you, if anything just more
questions for myself. Please just know that I have you and Morag in
my thoughts, and keep in touch.
--- In email@example.com, "brinkett" <scrubbrush@r...>
> Yes - it's new, and I think that's why it's scary. It's hard to
> know when to be concerned. Perhaps Morag will have to stay on
> for a while - I know it can be hard on cats, but surely being runto
> the vet all the time and having fluids build up over and overagain
> isn't that great for them either. I'd rather see her with clearbad
> lungs for a shorter period of time than having to suffer through
> breathing bouts over and over again.
> Morag has HCM, and also the valve between her two chambers isn't
> working properly - don't know the proper term for that.
> How is Boo doing?
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