Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-08-30 Thread dlgegg
Susan, if you negative cats are up on their shots, let your positive baby in 
with them.  i have 2 positives and they are not seperated.  my vet said that as 
long as the negatives are up on their shots and there are no bloody battles 
(especially biting), there should be no problem.  i tried to keep my first 
positive seperate and she was miserable.  so was i.  now everyone is happy, fat 
and sassy and having a ball.  no guilt feelings for keeping them apart.  dorlis
 Susan Finkelstein susani...@msn.com wrote: 
 
 My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and I was 
 wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard of any with 
 otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He seemed fine, thriving in 
 fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good stool, active, affectionate. I 
 found him curled up as if he were sleeping comfortably but he was gone. 
 Thinking back, he may have seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two 
 beforehand, but not enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. 
 Does anyone know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, 
 the only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered together) 
 seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be affected physically. 
 Thanks!
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-08-30 Thread Belinda Sauro
   More often than not a sudden death without any noticeable symptoms 
is usually heart related.


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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-08-30 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. In a young cat especially, undetected HCM usually strikes kitties 6 
and under, I had one that was 9 years old die from this.  Perfectly 
healthy until he had a seizure and died.  The vet said from the symptoms 
I described it was heart related.  He did check him over to see if he 
choked on anything but there were no outward symptoms of anything.


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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Sander, Sue
Susan,  I don't know much about FeLV cats and am new to this list.  I
may seem COLD saying this but I hope Sammie will die like your cat.  I
realize it's very difficult but my greatest fear is to see Sammie
suffer.  

I do feel very sorry for your other cat.  I hope he will be OK.

Never have I heard such stories about FeLV - I didn't know what FeLV was
until last Thursday and it's heartbreaking.

Susan

 

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Subject: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?


My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and I
was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard of any
with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He seemed fine,
thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good stool, active,
affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were sleeping comfortably
but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have seemed slightly lethargic
for a day or two beforehand, but not enough to warrant any concern at
the time on my part. Does anyone know if this happens -- a heart thing?
Stroke? Needless to say, the only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they
were sequestered together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that
he will be affected physically. 
Thanks!
Susan




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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Cougar Clan
Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before she  
left this world.

On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:



My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and  
I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard  
of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He  
seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good  
stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were  
sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have  
seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not  
enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone  
know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the  
only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered  
together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be  
affected physically.

Thanks!
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Susan Finkelstein

How did you know it was anemia? Did you have a necropsy done?
S.

 From: maima...@duo-county.com
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 08:29:33 -0500
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?
 
 Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before she  
 left this world.
 On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:
 
 
  My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and  
  I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard  
  of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He  
  seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good  
  stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were  
  sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have  
  seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not  
  enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone  
  know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the  
  only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered  
  together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be  
  affected physically.
  Thanks!
  Susan
 
 
 
 
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Cougar Clan
She stumbled the day before she died so I made a call to Middletown  
Animal Clinic in Louisville, KY (her regular vets) and we made a Code  
3 run from my farm (120 miles).  Her vet waited for us; we tried lots  
of things and I took her to her holistic vet, put her in an O2 tent  
etc.  She just couldn't make it.  Luckily she died beside me in the  
Jeep (we were going to my home with O2 to fix her a tent there).  She  
left in a safe spot, unassisted by the vets she hated.

On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:31 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:



How did you know it was anemia? Did you have a necropsy done?
S.


From: maima...@duo-county.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 08:29:33 -0500
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before she
left this world.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:



My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and
I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard
of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He
seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good
stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were
sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have
seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not
enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone
know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the
only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered
together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be
affected physically.
Thanks!
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Sander, Sue
I am not going through your grief but that was a wonderful way for her
to die.  

I didn't know about holistic vets.  Thank you for mentioning it.  What
is an 02 Tent? 

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Cougar Clan
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:36 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

She stumbled the day before she died so I made a call to Middletown
Animal Clinic in Louisville, KY (her regular vets) and we made a Code
3 run from my farm (120 miles).  Her vet waited for us; we tried lots of
things and I took her to her holistic vet, put her in an O2 tent etc.
She just couldn't make it.  Luckily she died beside me in the Jeep (we
were going to my home with O2 to fix her a tent there).  She left in a
safe spot, unassisted by the vets she hated.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:31 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:


 How did you know it was anemia? Did you have a necropsy done?
 S.

 From: maima...@duo-county.com
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 08:29:33 -0500
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

 Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before she

 left this world.
 On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:


 My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and

 I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard 
 of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He 
 seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good

 stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were 
 sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have 
 seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not 
 enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone 
 know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the 
 only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered
 together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be 
 affected physically.
 Thanks!
 Susan




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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I'm so sorry Susan. What a shock for you.
I had this very discussion yesterday with a rescuer. We were commenting on how 
quickly and devastatingly our FeLV cats can succumb. One day they can seem ok, 
the next they're gone. In my experience I've had a few days' notice. But by 
that time the nonregenerative anemia was taking its toll, or the lungs were 
full of fluid, or there were masses of tumors. 
Cats as we know are very good at hiding pain. You said that looking back he may 
have seemed a bit lethargic. One thing that will happen now--I'm sure we all 
agree on this--you will become ultra-observant and notice every little change 
in behavior in any of your cats in future (it pretty well always means 
something is amiss, and is all we often have to go on). It was only after my 
very first FeLV cat passed that I realized his habit in the last few weeks of 
sitting with his back to everyone had with hindsight meant he wasn't feeling 
good (probably understatement). I consider it his legacy to the rest of 
us---I'm ever-vigilant now for any hint of behavior change.
I would just make sure your remaining sweetie gets oodles of cuddles and 
attention now which I'm sure you're already doing. This is a tough time for him 
to be sure. Maybe consider a new FeLV companion for him in due course... 
Devastating though it is, your little sweetie at least had a peaceful passing. 
That's what I would wish for mine. Fast, and no vet visit involved.
Give your little sweetie a cuddle from me,
Kerry




From: Susan Finkelstein susani...@msn.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 8:23:08 AM
Subject: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?


My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and I was 
wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard of any with 
otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He seemed fine, thriving in 
fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good stool, active, affectionate. I 
found him curled up as if he were sleeping comfortably but he was gone. 
Thinking back, he may have seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two 
beforehand, but not enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does 
anyone know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the only 
other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered together) seems kinda 
lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be affected physically. 
Thanks!
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Laurieskatz
Keisha, died suddenly died from congestive heart failure. We did make it to
the vet (twice that day) and she died there the second time. He missed the
problem at the first visit despite the chest xrays showing fluid and sent
her home. She collapsed when we got home and I rushed her back out there.
L

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Susan Finkelstein
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:23 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?


My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and I was
wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard of any with
otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He seemed fine, thriving
in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good stool, active, affectionate.
I found him curled up as if he were sleeping comfortably but he was gone.
Thinking back, he may have seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two
beforehand, but not enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part.
Does anyone know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say,
the only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered together)
seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be affected
physically. 
Thanks!
Susan




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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Laurieskatz
Oxygen tank. The vet had placed Keisha in one and that is where she died.
Used for kitties who aren't breathing right.

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:52 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

I am not going through your grief but that was a wonderful way for her
to die.  

I didn't know about holistic vets.  Thank you for mentioning it.  What
is an 02 Tent? 

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Cougar Clan
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:36 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

She stumbled the day before she died so I made a call to Middletown
Animal Clinic in Louisville, KY (her regular vets) and we made a Code
3 run from my farm (120 miles).  Her vet waited for us; we tried lots of
things and I took her to her holistic vet, put her in an O2 tent etc.
She just couldn't make it.  Luckily she died beside me in the Jeep (we
were going to my home with O2 to fix her a tent there).  She left in a
safe spot, unassisted by the vets she hated.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:31 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:


 How did you know it was anemia? Did you have a necropsy done?
 S.

 From: maima...@duo-county.com
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 08:29:33 -0500
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

 Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before she

 left this world.
 On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:


 My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and

 I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard 
 of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He 
 seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good

 stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were 
 sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have 
 seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not 
 enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone 
 know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the 
 only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered
 together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be 
 affected physically.
 Thanks!
 Susan




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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
Susan, I'm so sorry for your loss.  What was your baby's name?  As others
have said, it sounds like he went peacefully and that is great.  Gentle
Bridge vibes to him.

Everybody has different circumstances, but is there any way you could
integrate your other FeLV+ baby into the household?  Many people on this
list have mixed their positive and negative kitties with no ill effects to
either.  That's a thing that some people are comfortable with and some
aren't, but it's something to think about and research.  The files of this
website are an excellent source.

Diane R. 

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Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:23 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?


My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend and I was
wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard of any with
otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He seemed fine, thriving
in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite, good stool, active, affectionate.
I found him curled up as if he were sleeping comfortably but he was gone.
Thinking back, he may have seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two
beforehand, but not enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part.
Does anyone know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say,
the only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered together)
seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be affected
physically. 
Thanks!
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Cougar Clan
There are lots of them.  My regular vets referred me to Dr. Betty  
Boswell with a beagle years ago and I have been taking my four-legged  
friends there since.  It is complimentary medicine, not replacement  
medicine, for me.  She and the vets at Middletown work together  
wonderfully.  Dr. Bosewell has a DVM degree and has chosen holistic  
medicine.

On Jun 2, 2009, at 9:03 AM, Laurieskatz wrote:

Oxygen tank. The vet had placed Keisha in one and that is where she  
died.

Used for kitties who aren't breathing right.

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:52 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

I am not going through your grief but that was a wonderful way for her
to die.

I didn't know about holistic vets.  Thank you for mentioning it.  What
is an 02 Tent?

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From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Cougar Clan
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 9:36 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

She stumbled the day before she died so I made a call to Middletown
Animal Clinic in Louisville, KY (her regular vets) and we made a Code
3 run from my farm (120 miles).  Her vet waited for us; we tried  
lots of

things and I took her to her holistic vet, put her in an O2 tent etc.
She just couldn't make it.  Luckily she died beside me in the Jeep (we
were going to my home with O2 to fix her a tent there).  She left in a
safe spot, unassisted by the vets she hated.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:31 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:



How did you know it was anemia? Did you have a necropsy done?
S.


From: maima...@duo-county.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 08:29:33 -0500
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

Dixie left suddenly.  Anemia.  She seemed fine until a day before  
she



left this world.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Susan Finkelstein wrote:



My FeLV+ 5-year-old (or so) kitty died suddenly over the weekend  
and



I was wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or heard
of any with otherwise (seemingly) healthy leuk-positive cats. He
seemed fine, thriving in fact: plump, nice coat, good appetite,  
good



stool, active, affectionate. I found him curled up as if he were
sleeping comfortably but he was gone. Thinking back, he may have
seemed slightly lethargic for a day or two beforehand, but not
enough to warrant any concern at the time on my part. Does anyone
know if this happens -- a heart thing? Stroke? Needless to say, the
only other FeLV+ cat in the household (they were sequestered
together) seems kinda lost, and I am a bit worried that he will be
affected physically.
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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Belinda Sauro
   Because of the age and suddeness I would guess a heart thing.  Many 
cats with undiagnosed Cardiomyapathy can pass suddenly with no outward 
symptoms, generally before or by the age of 6.  I lost my Snyder very 
suddenly at age 9, no symptoms what-so-ever, just the day he died, he 
had a heart attack.  The vet I took him to said with the symptoms I 
described he most likely had a heart attack and that many cats with HCM 
don't show any symptoms until it's too late.


Just a guess though, you won't know unless you have a necropsy done.

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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Belinda Sauro
   If you give me the sweet little guys name I'll add him to the Candle 
Light Service.  Prayers to you and your family, especially his little 
buddy for your sudden loss.


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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread MaryChristine
at the sanctuary, they had a number of kitties with FeLV who developed
saddle aneurysms--i can't adequately describe the medical condition,
but like all aneurysms, they kill quickly and silently. i'm not sure
why FeLVs would be more susceptible to them than any other cat would
be, or if we're just more attuned to what happens to our positives
because we're aware that they're often on the edge.

and yes, HCM can be detected with an EEG; it's often (if not always?
not sure about that part) genetic--a BIG problem in maine coons (they
have isolated the genes responsible), and bengals, and certain other
breeds with HCM, often the ONLY symptom is sudden death, but if a
cat is diagnosed, meds are very effective in controlling it.

MC


On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com wrote:
   I'm not sure, my Joey has HCM and fortunately for me he had symptoms, a
 heart murmur, when we heard that I had an ultrasound done and we could see
 the slight thickening on the left side.  We are very lucky that his is
 progressing very slowly, he has been on heart meds for 4 years and every 6
 months we would do an ultrasound, but now that we know his is a slow
 progressing form we are doing ultrasounds once a year.  He is due in August
 for one.

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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Laurieskatz
Lucy has HCM. Found with xray at first. Confirmed, and now we monitor, with
ultrasound. She is on daily meds and doing GREAT. Her meds are in treat
form. Makes her happy and her mama happy!

-Original Message-
From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaryChristine
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 2:39 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

at the sanctuary, they had a number of kitties with FeLV who developed
saddle aneurysms--i can't adequately describe the medical condition,
but like all aneurysms, they kill quickly and silently. i'm not sure
why FeLVs would be more susceptible to them than any other cat would
be, or if we're just more attuned to what happens to our positives
because we're aware that they're often on the edge.

and yes, HCM can be detected with an EEG; it's often (if not always?
not sure about that part) genetic--a BIG problem in maine coons (they
have isolated the genes responsible), and bengals, and certain other
breeds with HCM, often the ONLY symptom is sudden death, but if a
cat is diagnosed, meds are very effective in controlling it.

MC


On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com wrote:
   I'm not sure, my Joey has HCM and fortunately for me he had symptoms, a
 heart murmur, when we heard that I had an ultrasound done and we could see
 the slight thickening on the left side.  We are very lucky that his is
 progressing very slowly, he has been on heart meds for 4 years and every 6
 months we would do an ultrasound, but now that we know his is a slow
 progressing form we are doing ultrasounds once a year.  He is due in
August
 for one.

 --

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 http://BelindaSauro.com


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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread MaryChristine
and i'm told that three-fishy flavor is the BEST for compounded liquid
meds for HCM (so my bengal friends tell me.)

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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread Laurieskatz
These are actual little chewy treats that are chicken flavored by the
pharmacy.
They come in several different flavors and they let her try them out before
we added the meds!

-Original Message-
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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaryChristine
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:26 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

and i'm told that three-fishy flavor is the BEST for compounded liquid
meds for HCM (so my bengal friends tell me.)

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Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

2009-06-02 Thread MaryChristine
how neat!  what'll they think of next?

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote:
 These are actual little chewy treats that are chicken flavored by the
 pharmacy.
 They come in several different flavors and they let her try them out before
 we added the meds!

 -Original Message-
 From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
 [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaryChristine
 Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:26 PM
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sudden passing?

 and i'm told that three-fishy flavor is the BEST for compounded liquid
 meds for HCM (so my bengal friends tell me.)

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