Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-26 Thread wendy
Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would have done anything for her and now she's dead. It has been a miserable few weeks with Frosty Paws and then Baby Girl but this has broken my

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-20 Thread Debbie Bates
Jeff, what a wonderful storyand you a an angel for giving this little guy a chance to live an to know what love feels like. Bravo!! _ Hotmail: Trusted email with powerful SPAM

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-20 Thread Laurieskatz
] Bridget is dead Jeff, what a wonderful storyand you a an angel for giving this little guy a chance to live an to know what love feels like. Bravo!! _ Hotmail: Trusted email with powerful

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-20 Thread dlgegg
? --- On Wed, 3/17/10, Elizabeth Malone malon...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Elizabeth Malone malon...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 4:52 PM I am so sorry for you loss. You did not kill your cat. You were being

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread LauraM
also said that Bridget doesn't blame me and she is very happy on the other side, but will come back to me three days after her death (Saturday). --- On Fri, 3/19/10, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread MaryChristine
but you needed a powerful reminder to trust those instincts, and now you have one. you will NEVER forget this experience, and you will honor bridget's memory every time you listen to them throughout the rest of your life. and bridget, like all cats, knows you did you best, and understands that

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread Jeff Mills
Bridget will talk to you when the time is right. Two months after Demon and Sheba passed, they sent me a kitten.  Not just any kitten, but a special needs kitten.  He had been abandoned under my house, and we found a little black streak flying off the front porch where we keep dry food for our

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread MaryChristine
hey, jeff, over at www.handicappedpet.net there are all sorts of tutorials on how to do, pee and poop on demand, and the proper use of diapers for a few hours a day--many of you remember mari, SpiritCat, from TX. she's got a number of potty-compromised babies herself... (gee, you aren't in SC, are

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread Laurieskatz
one last time. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of LauraM Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 1:22 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead You might be right about that. I know

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread Laurieskatz
to bring joy to others that day. It has helped me. L -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of LauraM Sent: Friday, March 19, 2010 1:22 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead You

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread LauraM
This woman uses an animal communicator herself, so I'm going to look into doing that. I'm afraid I'll never reach closure on this one unless I make an extra effort. It's horrible when any of them die - but with Frosty Paws Baby Girl, at least I understood WHY. Frosty had a lymphosarcoma and

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-19 Thread Cougar Clan
is very happy on the other side, but will come back to me three days after her death (Saturday). --- On Fri, 3/19/10, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread LauraM
I don't think she's fine, at all. When I went into my garage, where I keep my positives and my turtles, the air was so thick in there I couldn't stand it. I started hyperventilating and I felt sick. As you all know, I've lost a few cats to FeLV and this hasn't happened before. I'm telling you,

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Debbie Bates
Laura, what a tragic turn of events!!! I am so sorry for all you have had to endure recentlyour hearts break with yours. Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:45:50 -0700 From: hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Bridget is dead. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Stray Cat Alliance
I totally understand feeling guilty - been there. Sometimes even when your head knows it isn't your fault but your heart says differently. Please do not beat yourself up over it - it is not your fault. Your love for Bridget (and your other cats) is evident in your email. She and they were very

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Jeff Mills
I understand your pain. I took my 17-year old into the vet last June 15th because he was very old and fragile, and refused food that morning. He had separated himself from the pride, self-exiling to the living room weeks before. The technician detected a wheeze - he had been wheezing for

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread LauraM
. This will haunt me for the rest of my life. --- On Thu, 3/18/10, Jeff Mills jeffkmi...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Jeff Mills jeffkmi...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 6:39 PM I understand your pain.  I took my 17-year

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Cougar Clan
jeffkmi...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 6:39 PM I understand your pain. I took my 17-year old into the vet last June 15th because he was very old and fragile, and refused food that morning. He had separated

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Belinda Sauro
Now I have to say that is odd, they should have called you when it happened, right away when it happened. When I lost my Buddie immediately after surgery. My vet called to tell me she came through surgery just fine but a few minutes later she called me back and told me she had arrested in

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. I had the same guilt with Buddie, but she was so sick I knew there was a good chance she wouldn't pull through, I spent the night before telling her if she was ready to leave it was OK, it was her decision. I did ask her to let me know she was OK if she did leave ... and she did. Three

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-18 Thread Belinda Sauro
I agree, talk to her, Bridget will answer you in the best way she can. My Mom and Dad come around on occasion, Dad with the smell of cigarette smoke, he loved his ciggies and Mom with the smell of fried chicken, she came everyday for a month before Bailey passed, I didn't put it together

[Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread LauraM
Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would have done anything for her and now she's dead. It has been a miserable few weeks with Frosty Paws and then Baby Girl but this has broken my heart. She was doing so well. Could

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Barb Moermond
no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what pleases him, and making me smile. - Anonymous From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wed, March 17, 2010 3:45:50 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of LauraM Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 1:46 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am so sorry Laura!!! I highly doubt it was the LTCI. You are in my prayers? Sent from my iPhone On Mar 17, 2010, at 1:45 PM, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Cougar Clan
malon...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 4:52 PM I am so sorry for you loss. You did not kill your cat. You were being responsible to have her spayed. Your vet knew her history--please do not beat yourself up. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Frank Sue Koren
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 4:45 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would have done anything for her and now she's dead. It has been a miserable few weeks

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Beth
. Unfortunately having these kitties takes a horrible toll on our hearts. My thoughts are with you. Beth Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   --- On Wed, 3/17/10, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Laurieskatz
: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Oh Laura I am so sorry. You have truly had an awful time lately. Please don't blame yourself. I've had a couple kitties die under anesthesia. It has usually been their heart. You are such a wonderful person to take in these kitties have done so much more than most people

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread LauraM
This really bothers me. For the past week I've had an awful premonition that I shouldn't spay her, that she would die during surgery. I had a bad, bad feeling. No reason behind it, the thought just kept intruding. I ignored it and figured I was just worrying too much. It reminds me of something

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Sharyl
...@yahoo.com wrote: From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 4:45 PM Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would have

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Laurieskatz
Of LauraM Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 8:17 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead This really bothers me. For the past week I've had an awful premonition that I shouldn't spay her, that she would die during surgery. I had a bad, bad feeling. No reason behind

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Sally Davis
Laura, I am very sorry. I hope your guily will ease up. You did everything right. Bridget knows you love her. Sally Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org Felvtalk mailing list -- Sally(me), Eric (not a cat),Junior(angel),

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread janine paton
, Janine From: Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wed, March 17, 2010 9:41:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead Laura, I am so sorry to read about Bridget. We do the best we can with the knowledge we have. Normally

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Belinda Sauro
Yes it does: But it was odd this morning when I dropped her off - he said You know, this can stress out a cat with leukemia bring on symptoms. I'm just letting you know so you don't blame me if something happens. Well, yeah, we all know you need to keep these cats away from stress. How many

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Belinda Sauro
Overdosing with anesthesia could easily be considered an accident. I'm so sorry this happened, whatever the reason it certainly wasn't in any way your fault and being human we are raised to respect people in authority and wouldn't think a professional would purposely do harm to someone in

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread LauraM
Remember the cat who I had PTS a little over a month ago, Frosty Paws? That cat had been neutered by the same vet, who'd wanted to euthanize him very reluctantly did the surgery.   ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Belinda Sauro
Well, if he did another positive and he came through OK, then I would say it probably was just something that she physically wasn't able to handle ... maybe there was an underlying heart issue or some other issue that was unknown. My sisters cat had something very similar happen, she was