RE: [feline-heart] Digest Number 180
> -----Original Message-----I'm sorry for your loss.
> From: PPerez5239@... [mailto:PPerez5239@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 6:03 PM
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> Subject: Re: [feline-heart] Digest Number 180
> I've been a member for a while. I lost my beautiful white,
> blue-eyed, deaf Princess to dilated cardiomyopathy back in
> I then got a new little white kitty who had a heartWhy do they suspect FIP? What were the symptoms that led you to take her to
> murmur that checked out ok. Of course, I freaked
> out when I heard the doctor first say heart murmur.
> Her name is Puddles, and right now, she is a very sick kitty.
> They are almost sure she has feline infectious peritonitis(FIP).
> It is her liver that is involved and not her
> heart. Her kidney function tests came back ok, but the liver
> tests are bad.
> She is on cortisone and tetracycline. The vet also hydrated her.I know very little about liver diseases, but have they considered any other
> He said there is a chance that it might not be the FIP.
> My question to all of you is, has anyone had experience with this?
> If so, can I be doing anything on my part to help this kitty.
> I don't want to lose two in one year. Feel free
> to email me directly at PPerez5239 @...
diagnoses? is there a specialist or teaching vet school near you where you
could take her?
Your girl will be in my prayers.
> Thanks. Pat--
& Tabby (RB), Licorice, Tigger, Lynx