35358Re: CHF: How do you know the time has come?
- Dec 1, 2008Pye has had three echocardiograms with two different cardioloigists
and neither of them even shaved her. Maybe they just do that with
At the last one her blood pressure was a little higher than usual but
still normal, and that's the only sign of stress that I could tell.
That was probably because she could hear a dog barking in the waiting
room. For our cat, the x-rays are more stressful than the echoes
because she hates to be placed on her back.
--- In email@example.com, elfinmyst@... wrote:
> All my heart cats havbe regular ultrasounds and the only risk I can
> if they become very very stressed. Trixi did once and she collapsed,
> gentle reassured her and she recovered well. Apart from that
episode, the only
> thing I`ve noticed with ultrasounds is that I always seem to have
> bald patches!
> The benefits greatly outweigh the risks. Occasionally a wriggly or
> cat might need a sedative.
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