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Re: RCM Re: What could I have done?

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  • diane
    He still could have had it for a few years. The poll shows quite a few cats have gotten heart disease at a young age. Diane
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 3, 2002
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      He still could have had it for a few years. The poll shows quite a
      few cats have gotten heart disease at a young age.


      Diane



      >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
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