Re: [FH] New to the list - hyper-t cat with heart murmur / syringe feeding
- This was meant for the group too.
lismgreen25 <lismgreen25@...> wrote: Leah,
Thank you very much for your detailed response - to those of you who
were able to respond, I really do appreciate the feedback.
Alice is having an echo done by a feline cardiologist on Friday
morning. There were no x-rays taken at the Animal Med. Ctr. and it was
the hospital vet who detected the murmur, not the initial vet who
examined her when she went in for her check-up. The regular vet said
her heart was beating rapidly, however, he was unsure whether it was
due to the stress of being at the vet's or other.
Alice does not seem to have heavy or labored breathing (she makes
little noises when she's breathing - like someone who is congested
with a cold - but this is something she has had for many years, almost
like snoring a bit. :-)
We are on day two of syringe feeding; although it's difficult I know
ultimately we are only helping her. She was slightly more animated
today, however, after the tapazole dose (which we had stopped for
about 3 days or so), she is now even more lethargic. I do recall that
the hospital vet said that her lab work revealed she had hypo
thyroidism, however, this was attributed to being sick. The regular
vet said yesterday to put her back on tapazole, however, since we had
100 questions, we didn't get the t-4 #'s: the lab work done on
Thursday, and the lab work done on Sunday when she was admitted to the
Thank you again -- so much.
> I am glad that you are having an echo done soon. Is that being done
> I would definitely keep feeding her! She has to eat.
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