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Re: blood clot - need advice

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  • barb1622000 <bemk@softhome.net>
    Oh good, the best thing for Cricket is that cardiologist tomorrow!I am so glad your friend got an appt. so quickly. Please tell your friend and Cricket much,
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 28 9:45 PM
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      Oh good, the best thing for Cricket is that cardiologist tomorrow!I
      am so glad your friend got an appt. so quickly. Please tell your
      friend and Cricket much, much GOOD LUCK. --- In feline-
      heart@yahoogroups.com, "szegatti <szegatti@y...>" <szegatti@y...>
      wrote:
      > Hi Steph, Gus and Louise:
      >
      > Thank you for your help. My friend took Cricket to the emergency
      vet
      > last night, then had to transfer her to her regular vet this
      morning.
      > They didn't really offer much so she got a referral to a
      > cardiologist and Cricket is spending the night in their 24 hr care.
      > The cardiologist will evaluate her tomorrow. She has not regained
      any
      > use of her legs and the vet could not feel any pulse in her legs
      > either. We are still hopeful as she spent the afternoon at home and
      > seemed comfortable. This is just so tragic as Cricket has had no
      > health problems and her mom takes her for routine vet care. Cricket
      > is the sweetest cat too! We all have our fingers and paws crossed.
      > thanks for your concern. I'll keep everyone posted.
      > Stacy, Spanky and Angel Keesa
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, "Steph <sschoff@e...>"
      > <sschoff@e...> wrote:
      > > I am sorry to hear about Cricket. I don't have experience w/ the
      > > situation you've described but I have a web site in my favorites
      > > that might be helpful:
      > > http://www.ovrs.com/info/felthrom.html
      > >
      > > We'll keep your friends in our thoughts. Please keep us informed.
      > >
      > > -Steph, Gus & Louise
      > >
      > > --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, S Zacher <szegatti@y...>
      wrote:
      > > > Hi:
      > > >
      > > > I haven't posted in awhile as my early HCM kitty has
      > > > been doing well. He is due for an ultrasound so I'll
      > > > know more after that.
      > > >
      > > > The reason I'm writing is to ask if anyone has
      > > > experience with blood clots in their kitties? My
      > > > friend came home from work tonight and her 9 yr old
      > > > DSH was howling, vocalizing, panting and had no use of
      > > > her back legs. She rushed her kitty, Cricket to the
      > > > emergency vet and they said she had a clot (they
      > > > didn't specify if it was a saddle thrombosis however).
      > > > They are treating her with blood thinner and have her
      > > > in a little incubator with hot water bottles to raise
      > > > her temperature. My friend is distraught. She has to
      > > > pick Cricket up in the morning and take her to a
      > > > cardiologist for further diagnosis (the emergency vet
      > > > closes in the morning).
      > > >
      > > > If anyone has any experience with this, I'd be
      > > > grateful for any advice or recommendations (what is
      > > > the prognosis, how long does it take for the use of
      > > > the legs to come back if it does, etc). Cricket just
      > > > had bloodwork/exam in November and everything was
      > > > normal. The vet said her heart wasn't enlarged right
      > > > now either.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks very much
      > > > Stacy, Angel Keesa and Spanky and their Cousin, Cricket
      > > >
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