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  • diane
    Yes and no. :) Kearra had RCM and lived for over 5 yrs with treatment. She was first though to have HCM but they changed the dx 2-3 years before she died.
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 2 8:35 PM
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      Yes and no. :)

      Kearra had RCM and lived for over 5 yrs with treatment. She was first
      though to have HCM but they changed the dx 2-3 years before she died.

      Murray may have had it for quite awhile also, how old was he?

      Kearra was 3.5 when they first heard the murmur.


      Diane


      >Some forms of restrictive cardiomyopathy, are thought to be linked to an
      >autoimmune pathology. If you cat did have RCM, it has the worst prognosis,
      >and shortest life expectancy. Changes are that even if your vet had found it
      >earlier, it might not have effected the outcome.
      >
      >Victoria
      >
      >
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    • reagansmomma
      Murray died two days short of his 4th birthday. He was a magnificent creature. ~Cyndy ... first ... died. ... linked to an ... prognosis, ... had found it
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 3 6:50 AM
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        Murray died two days short of his 4th birthday. He was a magnificent
        creature.

        ~Cyndy

        --- In feline-heart@y..., diane <diane@m...> wrote:
        > Yes and no. :)
        >
        > Kearra had RCM and lived for over 5 yrs with treatment. She was
        first
        > though to have HCM but they changed the dx 2-3 years before she
        died.
        >
        > Murray may have had it for quite awhile also, how old was he?
        >
        > Kearra was 3.5 when they first heard the murmur.
        >
        >
        > Diane
        >
        >
        > >Some forms of restrictive cardiomyopathy, are thought to be
        linked to an
        > >autoimmune pathology. If you cat did have RCM, it has the worst
        prognosis,
        > >and shortest life expectancy. Changes are that even if your vet
        had found it
        > >earlier, it might not have effected the outcome.
        > >
        > >Victoria
        > >
        > >
        >
        >_____________________________________________________________________
        ___
        >
        >_____________________________________________________________________
        ___
        > >
        > >Message: 4
        > >
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