I'm so sorry to hear that, Laura. All our kitties will welcome Duncan  
and your other baby to the Bridge where they will no longer have  
suffering. Sleep soft, sweet Duncan.

On Aug 19, 2008, at 8:32 PM, Laura Mostello wrote:

> Sadly, I had to have Duncan euthanized last night. He was suffering  
> from a URI and getting Clavamox, and the URI was clearing up, but he  
> was still sluggish. On Sunday night he seemed disoriented, and was  
> crying as if he was in a lot of pain. I rushed him to the emergency  
> vet and then to my regular vet Monday morning. The vet called me at  
> 5:30 as I was driving home from work to get Duncan's food and told  
> me that he thought Duncan was very close to dying. Test results had  
> showed Hemobartonella and he was fading fast. We talked about  
> possible treatments but Dr Leathers felt that it would be best, and  
> kindest, to put him down.
> He deteriorated so quickly - just a couple of days ago he was eating  
> and walking around. Unfortunately, I assumed he just wasn't 100%  
> because of the URI. I will not make that mistake again. He has never  
> shown any symptoms in the year that I've had him. My other two  
> positives, who lived with him, are fine, but I'm going to have them  
> checked out at the vet next week.
> I lost my 18 year old cat last Monday so this hasn't been a very  
> good past couple of weeks for me.
> Laura
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