Chessie (in loving memory)

Maine Coon/Maine Coon
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Home:Littleton, CO  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 8 Years   Sex: Female

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Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-purebred-extra toe(s)

August 21st 2007

Brown Tabby


Anything not expected.

Favorite Toy:
Puff balls and Clive.

Favorite Nap Spot:
under the bed

Favorite Food:
kitten chow

leaping in the air while holding a puff ball


Arrival Story:
2007 has been a rough year and I lost both Alex and Ed within months of eachother. I had made plans already to adopt Clive and when Alex passed I thought it would be nice for him to have a littermate to grow up with, so I adopted Chessie too.

I am named for Chessie railway systems.. Mr. Man is a train nut.. MOL and I kind of look like the cat from the story.

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

Forums Motto:
Let's play some laser pen!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Get Well Soon Purr List

My Peculiar Aristocratic Title is:
Very Lady Chessie the Ambidexterous of Wimblish upon Frognaze
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I've Been On Catster Since:
October 26th 2007 More than 8 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Ed (In loving
Alexandra (In
loving Memory)

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Dear Diary....


January 14th 2015 8:50 am
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Chessie's mom here. This morning at 5am mountain I got the horrible call that Chessie passed away. After a 6 year valiant fight against IMHA her compromised immune system gave out.
She is survived by her brothers Clive and Sinbad


A change is coming

August 18th 2011 3:58 am
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OMC I've had so many blood draws this summer! But my PCV is holding steady and all my other blood counts are going well too. But the change is that my vet is switching me to Cyclosporine and going to try to get me off the prednisolone. Mom has to get me a prescription from the people pharmacy for Gengraf. It is a liquid, hope it doesn't taste too horrid!

The good news is I'm playing like a kitten again!


Anemia update

June 22nd 2011 4:16 am
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So since my May entry I had gotten really anemic and Mom had already began upping my prednisolone and the vet told her to up me to two pills a day (10mg) my PCV was at 18 at that point. I was close to needing a transfusion again and my heart had a slight murmur again. So I had a week on that and went back for a check and my PCV was in the 20's so less anemic. Then a week and a half ago I got checked again and I am at 37% so we are reducing my pred dosage to 1 and 1/2 pills a day for two weeks and at the end of this week I am backing down to 1 pill a day. I'll have to go get rechecked after I start the pill a day plan.

I'm doing lots better though, although after not eating my tummy wasn't used to my appetite coming back so fast so I had an upset digestive system (and gas!) but that is over with now. I just need to get my playfulness back again.


p.s. thanks for the rosie anonymous!

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