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

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