I have learned from Annie and others that I need to check out every possibility, not just the obvious. Had I done so, we might have caught the kidney problem in time. My vet has since done some research and found that with FELV cats, kidney problem are one of the first signs, just sorry that Annie had to suffer and die because we did not know that earlier.
---- Marilyn Knapp Litt <mari...@marilynlitt.com> wrote: > I am so sorry to hear about Gilbert. This sounds like much the same > progression. The sinus drip was from the pressure, although we didn't know > that. We just knew it was not bacterial. > > Her head started to swell and she didn't have the energy or strength to go to > her favorite spots. (The cats rotated in a fair fashion.) I hope Gilbert > will not take the same course, but it was only a few days after her eye was > closed that we made our decision. > > So sorry to hear about Gilbert and so wonderful to hear he spent his short > time in such a loving home. > > Marilyn > > -----Original Message----- > From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > ROBERT CHAPEL > Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2017 8:55 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Destiny.. > > Marilyn... > So Sorry to hear about Destiny... was afraid it was something like this when > it was discovered that she was FeLV+.... My Current Cat ( > Gilbert) is suffering much the same fate ( apart from the FeLV)... I am > keeping him on Prednisolone to keep the tumor in check for as long as we > can... and just last week he developed what appeared to be a sinus infection > ( though none of his exudate is purulent at this point) In his case the tumor > makes it impossible to _ close_ one of his eyes all the way( so I give him > drops several times a day to keep some moisture on the eyeball.... We'll put > him down at the point that he stops eating or appears to be in severe pain... > neither has happened as yet... I will miss him terribly... he is one of the > nicest cats I have ever met... Appears we have all been very fortunate to > have beautiful kitties with terrific personalities in our care and equally > unfortunate in losing them SO far before their reasonable time.... Your girl > sounds like she was a sweetie..... I am sorry... > Bob > > _______________________________________________ > 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 _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org