[Felvtalk] heart murmur; intermittent fresh blood in stool

2011-11-27 Thread czadna sacarawicz
There is always so much going on with us and our beloveds plus comings leavings. I hesitate to interrupt but this is important to me - - to us. Pookashay was diagnosed with heart murmur in May 2010. Nothing was said re: need for med. Different vet listened to in spring 2011. Nothing

Re: [Felvtalk] heart murmur; intermittent fresh blood in stool

2011-11-27 Thread Beth
Heart murmurs can get worse with time. They might not require meds at first but may later. Usually they have you go for an echocardiogram. My cat was on 5 pills per day. I believe there is a Yahoo group for cats with this condition. They may be more helpful than this list. Beth czadna

Re: [Felvtalk] heart murmur; intermittent fresh blood in stool

2011-11-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
Czadna, Beth is right, there is a great Yahoo group for cats with heart murmurs. The url is http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/feline-heart/ You really do need to have an echo done by a feline cardiologist. They can usually be found at the ag college in your state. Now, as far as the heart meds