I am so sorry to hear that you have lost Tuffy - I know how much you will
miss her. She must have been a very courageous little cat to have
battled so many different things for so long.
----- Original Message -----
From: Pat Hoskins <fordhoskins@...>
To: feline-heart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 10:01 AM
Subject: [feline-heart] Tuffy 1/1/86-7/30/01
> Hello everyone,
> I am sorry to say Tuffy lost her battle at 10:00 CDT
> this morning. She has been fighting numerous diseases
> for the past 3 years and it was CRF that took the
> greatest toll on her.
> She went to the ER clinic Wednesday night following
> another seizure. She has been at her primary vets
> office since Thursday on intensive IV and antibiotic
> therapy. Her blood values this morning were higher
> than when she started. BUN 254, crea. 18.48, and
> phos. 19.69. Even 3000mg of alternajel could not
> bring her phos. down. Every day she would have new
> ulcers in her mouth.
> I knew this morning when we visited that she could no
> longer fight this. She went very peacefully in my arms.
> Her breath just got shallower and shallower.
> She lived up to her Siamese fighting heritage and fought
> to the end. She would have been 16 in January.
> I would like to thank everyone that was so helpful to us.
> And to offer my prayers
> to all the sick and passed kitties that have recently been on
> the list. I have had very little time for anything lately,
> just caring for Tuffy and Guy.
> Thank you,
> Pat, Guy, and Angel Tuffy
> W.College Corner, Indiana
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