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Re: More bad news cont.

  I am so sorry for your loss. Any time we have furry friends, we  
have to endure the separation.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa W"  
> <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 6:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] More bad news cont.
>> Well- I hate to add to this thread, but my oldest cat, Chessie,  
>> has been on borrowed time for awhile now and that ran out today.   
>> She was 14 years old with multiple medical problems (all untreated  
>> as she doesn't tolerate any intervention), and today was acting  
>> like she was just dying of thirst, despite the fact that she had  
>> drank a ton of water.  I called the vet and took her in, fairly  
>> sure this would be the last trip to the vet for her. And it was.   
>> I opted not to do a bunch of tests to determine exactly what was  
>> wrong, as all the possible options weren't things I'd treat  
>> anyway.  I figured why put her through it- I'd just have to live  
>> with the it might be lymphoma vs kidney disease issue. So, I'm  
>> very sad, as I've had her since I was in graduate school and she's  
>> moved all over the country with me, but I did what I thought she'd  
>> be happiest with.  So, I'm back down to 2 cats, and now I'm  
>> outnumbered in the house by boys (George and Calvin).  I'm not  
>> sure either of them have realized that Chessies is gone yet, but  
>> I'm sure they will.
>> Theresa

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