Hi Lynne, I know it is scary - I used to be scared to death every time I did it...that's why our rescue does it for people so they come already spayed:) But really it is a very safe procedure..try not to worry TOO much..easier said than done I know!
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 8:47 PM, Lynne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi all, > > I haven't posted in a while but have been reading all the emails. I guess > this is a little off topic but I need some reassurance. This coming > Thursday we are taking our Snowy in to be spayed. It was part of the > contract I signed when we adopted her from the foster mom. She's the rescued > girl we got after BooBoo died. She's a 3 year old persian and I am scared > to death about doing this. We've had her for about a month and the vet > thought it a good idea that we wait til she adjusted to us, which took about > a day. She had been neglected in the past and had basically lived in a cage > until she was rescued. She had feline herpes and a respiratory infection > when she was taken but recovered nicely and was immunized when we got her. > I just keep thinking that if we had not had BooBoo neutered he may have > fared better. I truly believe that it hastened his demise. I hope I'm > wrong about this and even though we have always had our cats neutered, I > realize spaying is a little more complicated. The vet assured us she would > be fine but if we lost her I don't think we'd ever recover. She is an > amazing precious little girl. We haven't had a younger cat in the house for > a long time and she is so playful and comes to bed with me every night when > I go upstairs. She talks to us all the time in these little meows and you > can tell she is really happy. > > The field worker who investigated BooBoo's previous owners came by last > week to meet her and see how she was doing and was amazed at her too. He > commented that we were lucky to get her because hundreds of people applied. > She's kind of a poster child in this area for abused animals. He also said > she was very lucky to have got us, which was very nice of him. > > Lynne > -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. http://www.rescuties.org Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life! http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect-home?tag=rescuties-20 Check out our Memsaic! http://www.memsaic.com/app/launch.cfm?sid=08D2CAB2A6E9 http://www.zazzle.com/rescuties* Please help Clarissa! http://rescuties.chipin.com/clarissasheart "Rather than helping, it's easier to point fingers and say "take them first as long as you leave me alone".