Oh shooo, you totally made me cry, I can only image what you've had to go 
through right now. I'm still new to the disease, so I haven't gone through the 
whole cycle yet.

This forum has taught me to value my time with all my animals because we don't 
know how long it will be.

Andi, I am sorry for your loss, it is always a tough decision to put down an 
animal. In the end, you know when it is time for your animal. I know you gave 
that kitty the best life she could have lived.

I think it takes a special person to want to help these cats. You are all 


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On Jun 7, 2011, at 5:18 PM, Andy Domek <oxjake...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Andy
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