That's way too high. If you can't use the Aerokat there are video instructions on line. Or go back to the ER and get instructions asap. Here you are back on a weekend & a holiday no less. Don't wait, get a move on.
Once you've sorted out the immediate crisi...go to feline-heart's yahoo website choose FILES from the left column, scroll down to Respiration-Breathing Pattern Assessment.doc.and click on it. It's a Word document. It will give you some first hand experience. Also go back to FILES and click on Congestive Heart Failure for more info. If you haven't read all the research instructive info provided by feline-heart there is no time like the present.
From: blackies_family <bestprintpricing@...
To: feline-heart <firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Sat, Jul 3, 2010 1:35 pm
Subject: [FH] Blackies respitory rate has gone up
to 41/48 resting/sleeping and today after vigerous grooming it was at 59 ish? He played with me a little bit last night and after 20 seconds of ripping on his scratching post he stopped and started doing the asthma like cough? The vet said I can give him a 1/4 pill of the lasyks in between the 12 hour doses? He WILL NOT take the Aerokat no matter what. I have no idea what to do? What is your heartkitties resting/sleeping respitory rates? Thanks in advance,
Geno & Blackie.
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