Sharyl, I'm sorry to hear about Mattie. She sounds so sweet. Her story reminds me a lot of a little grey kitty I lost. She had so much personality and was so full of life.
Amy --- On Thu, 8/13/09, Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com> wrote: > From: Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com> > Subject: [Felvtalk] RIP Mattie 7/09 - 8/09 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: Thursday, August 13, 2009, 4:42 PM > I had to make that last vet trip with > my dear sweet Mattie today. She lost the use of her > back legs last week due to neurological issues from the > FeLV. The paralysis spread and she had lost bladder > and bowel control. She was still eating and grooming > herself but I couldn't wait until she was suffering. > She deserved better than that. She fell asleep in my > arms from the sedative and never felt the 2nd shot. > > Even though blind since birth she was the most inquisitive > kitten I've ever had. No challenge was too great for > her. She is the last of a litter of 4 positive babies > I rescued last summer. What amazes me is that their > mom and 3 aunts, all positives and now spayed, are still > doing fine. > > All I can say is Mattie had a wonderful 12 months wanting > for nothing and teaching me so much. I learned not to > let a handicap limit me. It sure didn't limit her love > of life. She is now at the Rainbow Bridge > with Bright Eyes, Houdini, and CJ. > > Sharyl > > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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