Thanks for that 2c.  I got the feeling the vet was
leaning towards euth'sia and I didn't want to argue
the point when I   don't really know what I'm talking


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> Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not
> necessarily so (that he's 
> dying).  Could be fighting it off.  They can do
> that.  Could be fighting 
> something else off, like a uri.  Or on the other
> hand would be developing 
> lymphoma.   WOuld require a vet check.  Might start
> giving him interferon 
> Alpha, or some other immune system boosters.
> Just my 2c.
> Gloria
> in Arkansas
> At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:
> >Hello everyone,
> >...
> >The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are
> swollen
> >and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
> >necessarily so?
> >
> >Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
> >crated weeks after her spay because there is some
> >conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick
> at
> >the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she
> is
> >eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
> >sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her
> returned
> >to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
> >sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was
> not
> >a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is
> the
> >most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can
> see
> >where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her
> living
> >in a cage either...any thoughts on this?
> >
> >Thank you,
> >
> >Janine

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