Hi Andy!

This brought tears to my eyes! Aggie was very lucky to have you and what a trooper she was to fight it for 7 years! You shall see her over the Rainbow Bridge one day. She will be there to greet you.

Rest in peace, Aggie! Thank you, Andy, for giving her all the love and attention she needed.

Peace & Blessings to you,
----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Domek" <oxjake...@hotmail.com>
To: "FELV List" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 4:18 PM
Subject: [Felvtalk] Please add Aggie to the CLS

Hi all,

I know I haven't posted in awhile, but I wanted to offer an update to those of you who followed our story with our little bundle of spunk, Aggie.
We helped Aggie cross over this morning, and it was one of the hardest
things I've had to do.  It was also the right thing to do.  Her anemia
caused her to gasp for air since yesterday evening, and she was starting
to involuntarily shake, could no longer walk, make it to the litter
box, and could barely raise her head to watch the lizards running around
our patio.  She was my little valiant fighter for 7 years, but
ultimately FELV took her from me.  We tried everything short of a
transfusion, and it just wasn't enough.
I firmly
believe that LTCI bought us about a year of good quality time.  Her
bloodwork was taking a VERY marked decline last June, and LTCI reversed it.
Unfortunately, FELV is a tough nut to crack and there was only so much
we could do.

It was very peaceful, she just went to sleep while we
sang her song to her , and told her what a blessing she has been in our
life.  If love could heal, she'd have been the healthiest cat ever.  But
right now, she's not in any pain, no more seizures, no more force
feeding, no more shots, and only peace.

There is a void in my home, and my heart right now.  But I am so, so
thankful to have had her at all.  I didn't even like cats before I met
her, and now I'm a sucker for them!

Thank you for your advice, your collective knowledge, and more importantly, for the kindness you show to everyone who is dealing with this nasty disease.

Peace to all of you, and good luck on your journeys with your beloved fuzzbuckets.


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