"good to know you feel that way, mom--will make sure there's a DNR order in your file!"
2009/4/20 Debbie Harrison <dlh1...@hotmail.com> > > LOL, I have actually made that kind of reply to people before..."Really? > Well, if you ever get sick, I'll just have you put down to save > money....thanks!"... > > Debbie (COL) > "The time is always right to do what is right" - Martin Luther King > > > > > From: maima...@duo-county.com > > To: email@example.com > > Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:43:08 -0500 > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Charlotte > > > > Ask your mother if she would like to be put down under the > > circumstances. Don't let her get you down. > > > > You did wonderfully. No matter how it turns out, Charlotte is a very > > lucky cat and she knows it. > > On Apr 19, 2009, at 9:02 AM, Laura Mostello wrote: > > > > > > > > I brought Charlotte back to the vet yesterday. She still wasn't > > > doing well, just nibbling at her food and appearing very lethargic. > > > Since I wasn't especially happy with my vet's response to her, I > > > tried another clinic that I'd heard good things about, just to get a > > > second opinion. Dr. Ray took more blood and told me that Charlotte > > > was indeed very anemic - her PCV was 9% versus about 40% for a > > > healthy young adult cat. So I was a little ticked off that my > > > regular vet didn't tell me just how anemic she was, and a week had > > > gone by when something else could have been done. The vet was > > > concerned about tumors but X-rays showed nothing. He recommended > > > that a blood transfusion be done immediately, so he packed up his 22 > > > pound donor cat and I brought both cats to North Fulton emergency > > > center since they were just down the road & Dr Ray's office was > > > closing for the day. > > > I picked Charlotte up at 11:30 last night (lots of coffee was needed > > > since it was an hour and a half drive) and she was so hungry! She > > > started chowing down right away. She now has doxycycline and > > > Prednisilone twice a day. Now we just have to wait for the rest of > > > the test results to come back. I'll keep you all updated. > > > Thank goodness for Visa....it was almost $900 yesterday. My mom > > > asked me, "Why didn't you just put her down?" but I couldn't. She > > > doesn't want to die. She's purring and rolling over to be petted and > > > even yesterday when she didn't feel good she was going up to > > > everybody and looking for attention. > > > Laura > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > Felvtalk mailing list > > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > > > > Marylyn, Copper & Thomas > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > _________________________________________________________________ > Drag n’ drop—Get easy photo sharing with Windows Live™ Photos. > > http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowslive/products/photos.aspx > _______________________________________________ > 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 Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred Cat Breed Rescue (www.purebredcats.org) Member, SCAT (Special-Cat Action Team) _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org