R.I.P. Little - 2000-2005
- First of all, I want to thank you all for the kind words and advice
that many of you shared after my rather lengthy post last night. It
was comforting to hear that some peoples' cats have expereinced this
horrible disease and lived to tell about it (and teach others). It
was uplifting to feel at least some semblance of hope that Little
would be able to live a normal life, after an evening of doom and
It is with great sadness, however, that I report that we had to make
the difficult decision to euthanize Little this afternoon. His
condition had worsened as the day went on, and the blockage from the
clot was so severe that there was no way according to our vet and
the emergency care clinic that he would have recovered even close to
normal use of his rear bodily functions, or live a life without a
great deal of pain. He was heavily sedated, but the vets felt that
he was still in pain and after several opinions, we decided that it
was best to give him a peaceful going away. We'll always remember
our fond memories of our "little" friend as he travels to that big
tuna bar in the sky.
Thanks again, and I hope to check in from time to time.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "orangeboxjwc" <cannonjw@h...>
> First of all, I want to thank you all for the kind words and adviceIt
> that many of you shared after my rather lengthy post last night.
> was comforting to hear that some peoples' cats have expereincedthis
> horrible disease and lived to tell about it (and teach others). ItWow, I am so sorry to hear this. I, too, had just read your first
> was uplifting to feel at least some semblance of hope that Little
> would be able to live a normal life, after an evening of doom and
email and was about to write to you about my cat, who had a saddle
thrombosis in February. Then I read ahead to learn of your loss.
I want you and your wife to know that I care very much about your
loss of Little. I'm sorry, too, for what your wife went thru when
she first found Little with the clot. I hope she's not too
traumatized now, although it would certainly be understandable if she
was. I imagine she might need to talk, talk, talk it out for awhile.
Take good care of yourselves and do know that there are a lot of us
here who care very much....
Meredith with Monkey