Kassy Needs Good Thoughts; I'm Discouraged
- Once again Kassy has lost more weight. She is 17 and has very stable HCM,
early CRF, and thyroid levels that have been consistently high despite
increases in Tapazole. (She's up to 5 mg/day.) Even a free T4 of 49 makes
her lose a pound.
She is down to 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Before Christmas she was 9 pounds, 3
She's eating like a pig, pacing at night for hours at a time, and meowing
loudly. Her fur looks spiky, but she's not dehydrated. Besides her
arthritis, she looks normal in every respect. No vomiting, diarrhea,
sluggishness, or other bad signs.
The vet said it's probably her thyroid becoming even more hyperactive or a
problem with absorption of the meds. So we need prayers once again that her
thyroid really IS the problem (not something worse) and that it can be
I'll get T4, creatinine, and BUN results tomorrow, and free T4 by next