Laurie, I'm sure the other cats were sick or going to be sick but they were selling them all and had buyers lined up. I just hope to god they had the decency to tell the new owners of what possibly could be. But you have to understand, these people think I gave this disease to BooBoo. They were agast when I emailed them with the results of the original testing. They said he had always been healthy and happy and that I should get another opinion, which I did three times, and that there was something wrong with me to believe the vet.
Lynne ----- Original Message ----- From: laurieskatz To: firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 4:37 PM Subject: Re: more bad news I am so sorry. I was afraid it was FIP. My friend did this for her kitty (lung drain). He went along for awhile. His littermate never got FIP. Pls also check into animal cruelty laws to see if they have violated any of those. Wonder if the other cats are sick, too. REMEMBER~ there is a reason you came to love BooBoo and a reason he came to you. This bond you have from caring for him will make losing him harder but thank goodness he's not outside suffering. You and Bob are his earth angels, Laurie ----- Original Message ----- From: Lynne To: email@example.com Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 2:45 PM Subject: more bad news Well just when you think it can't get any worse it does. BooBoo's cytology came back today and he has FIP as well as feline leukemia. There was no bacteria in it. There is nothing left for us to do for him. There was no bacteria in the culture, just protein and fibres, because his blood vessels are leaky. The vet says all we can do is make him comfortable and at this point it is all about quality of life. He will continue to drain his lungs every week to 10 days and keep him on this antibiotic until it is finished and only Lasix once a day, which I guess does nothing for this lung fluid. If he becomes worse, ie he has to have the fluid drained more frequently then we will have to do the obvious. We will put on a good face for our dear boy and do everything we can to keep him with us as long as we can but it isn't looking too good at the moment. The vet said they had another cat in this week that tested positive for FIP but not leukemia. He said BooBoo has been hit with a double blow and unfortunately the end is near. I don't know if the Factor stuff will make it here before Boo dies but I'm trying to be realistic here now and face the inevitable. My husband and I are horribly sad about this but I'm getting angry now at these criminals who owned him and lied to me about his being healthy and vaccinated. We have several top notch lawyers in our practice who like me a lot and would do me a favor if I asked. I'm seriously considering consulting with one of them when this tragedy is over. Lynne