Re: What could be wrong?
I wouldn't wait till the end of the month to get her bloodwork done.
Peace of mind is priceless. As others have mentioned, get the liver
Mudgie had a reaction to the Dilacor we tried him on for his HCM and
stopped eating and it affected his liver values.
Took him off the meds, he started eating a day or two later and his
liver values went back to normal.
>BlankI need some advice or suggestions, because the vet and I are
>both puzzled. Munchie, hyper-T, early CRF, and HCM, had a blood test
>done on February 7. Everything was in normal range except BUN, which
>was at 43.5 (16-36). Creatinine was 2.04 (.8-2.4), phosphorous 4.49
>(3.1-7.5), potassium 4.96 (3.5-5.8) and HCT 35.6 (24-45). T-4 was
>1.4 (.8-4.0) although two weeks later it was 3.1. I have all the
>other numbers if anyone thinks they are important. Anyway, Munchie
>is just not acting OK. She does not eat voluntarily and she seems to
>have slowed down a lot. I took her with me on Friday when I took one
>of the dogs into the vet, and she had lost 2/10 of a pound since
>February 7. She weighs 7.2 lbs. She is not on fluids. She is on
>Tapazole, Altenolol, 1/4 Pepcid and 1/4 cypro every day and a baby
>aspirin twice a week plus Pet-Tinic. She still loves to go outside
>and recently I saw her jump on the garden gate to sharpen her claws.
>But, today she has slept for many hours on the dog bed behind a
>chair in the bedroo
>Does anyone have any ideas what could be going on? The vet said to
>bring her back at the end of the month for more bloodwork. Should I
>take her back sooner? Could things have changed that quickly? When I
>finger feed her she doesn't fight me, just seems to accept it
>Warner Robins, GA
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