okay, everyone, in harmony now, GET A NEW VET! it's a major problem now that cats are living long enough for it to manifest! if you like the vet, keep him for vaccinations and things, but if he doesn't know about this yet, he's not whom you need for your dear.
as ever, objectively yours, MC On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Debbie Harrison <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Question...is "hyper-t hyper thyroid"??? It is what I suspected with my > Baby Ruben...but the vet says "cats don't get that"....I tried to argue the > point, but she wouldn't listen... > > Debbie (COL) > "You gotta bloom where you're planted!" > > > ------------------------------ > Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2008 08:26:08 -0700 > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem > > My cat Shaft has lost nearly half his body weight. Everyone here has been > so sick I just didn't realize it until a few weeks ago (a few days before I > was leaving for a week's vacation). I got him into the vet suspecting > hyper-t as soon as I got back. That's what it was. The vet detected a > heart murmer as well. He is an estimated 18 years old. He had a fever and > the vet put him on some amoxy for that, as well as the tapazole, of course. > > Problem. He now hides and I have to chase him around to get any med.s down > him. I've given up on everything except the tapazole and he still hides. > Should I stress him out with the chase down? Crate him for a while? He > doesn't seem to be gaining ANY weight, and I have an appt. with vet again on > Monday. We were supposed to wait a month, but he's getting worse, not > better. > > Does anyone have the link to join the hyper-t group or any other advice? I > am quickly losing my mind. la la la la. > > t > > ------------------------------ > Invite your mail contacts to join your friends list with Windows Live > Spaces. It's easy! Try > it!<http://spaces.live.com/spacesapi.aspx?wx_action=create&wx_url=/friends.aspx&mkt=en-us> > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > -- Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors! Maybe That'll Make The Difference.... MaryChristine
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