Re: blood clot - need advice
- 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-
firstname.lastname@example.org, "szegatti <szegatti@y...>" <szegatti@y...>
> Hi Steph, Gus and Louise:vet
> Thank you for your help. My friend took Cricket to the emergency
> last night, then had to transfer her to her regular vet thismorning.
> They didn't really offer much so she got a referral to aany
> cardiologist and Cricket is spending the night in their 24 hr care.
> The cardiologist will evaluate her tomorrow. She has not regained
> use of her legs and the vet could not feel any pulse in her legswrote:
> 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, S Zacher <szegatti@y...>
> > > 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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