echoing kerry's thoughts, and everyone else's prayers--please let us know what the vet has to say--spaying is usually a simple, straight-forward procedure, but even when complications do arise, they usually can be overcome. GLOW for the little one!
MC On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Kerry MacKenzie <kerrm...@gmail.com>wrote: > Sending prayers for sweet Darcy. The exact same thing happened with my FeLV > Flavia and she recovered: > She did so badly after her spay (the boys all did fine; it's the females > that have it harder), that when i took her to the vet as an emergency I was > totally distraught thinking she would have to be euthanized (a housecall vet > who came the night before and gave her fluids had basically washed his hands > of her in the morning when I called to tell him she was still not eating). > My *new* vet showed me how to assist feed her--which made all the > difference. So important to get those calories inside. I'm sure she gave her > antibiotics too, maybe even more painkiller but i can't recall. She > recovered beautifully. > Please let us know how Darcy does. Darcy and her mom are in my thoughts. > hugs, Kerry > > > Our sweet baby, Darcy, ten months old and FeLV+ was neutered on Tuesday. >> We brought her home Wednesday and she seemed okay, considering she'd just >> had surgery. >> >> Yesterday she was in more pain, but we just figured the pain shot they'd >> given that was supposed to be good for two days was wearing off. >> >> Today is even worse. I called the vet this AM. She suggested giving a >> baby aspirin, which I did before going to work. >> >> Tonight, she barely lifts her head and is mewing so pitifully. She ate >> some earlier in the day but won't eat tonight. I called the vet again, and >> she had me give 1/8 of an antibiotic and we'll bring her in tomorrow morning >> first thing. We've had other FeLV kitties neutered with no troubles, but >> I'm getting scared tonight. >> >> I just needed to share this tonight. Any encouraging words or suggestions >> are greatly appreciated! >> >> Jody (& Darcy) >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Felvtalk mailing list >> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org >> > > > _______________________________________________ > 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