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Some thoughts from a kitty's perspective

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April 30th 2012 3:10 pm
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Even though I got a good physical report from the new vet, there may still be some trouble...She said that my urine ph is creeping up & alkaline. No crystals, but she is pushing the canned RX food since I still seem to be having trouble being on all regular canned, and she is worried that I can head for trouble again. She does seem to understand about the wet though. Mom is dumfounded, cause all I have eaten in over 9 months is grain free wet food, filtered water (good filter too) - nothing else - well ok I had a couple licks of whipped cream, but I cannot help myself.. On top of that, vet is concerned that my thyroid level is in the higher end of the gray area. She ordered another test for the lab to do (& another $100 eesh)- her concern is cause I am so young & have heart disease, and the atenolol could mask a fast heartbeat, which would have been a tip off for thyroid disease I guess. So we will see what it says. Next week is my ultrasound with my same says she just wants good news... I guess for some kitties, the all wet food diet is not enough... I was really hoping for an awesome 4th birthday tomorrow....Mom says not to worry, it will all work out, but we are a little bit worried.
purrs, a slightly worried Tigger, and a very worried momma


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Purred by: Alex (sweet angel girl) (Catster Member)

April 30th 2012 at 4:38 pm

oh no!!! We will purr for you sweetheart. Please try and have a good birthday. You are too young for all of this. Love you guys!!!
Purred by: Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl (Catster Member)

April 30th 2012 at 5:08 pm

I will be there with you sweet Tigger! we are all purring for you...Mom has realized that no matter what your Mom does or doesn't do things happen....Mom fed me the best food, gave me the best home and love, but still I got the nasty C....little did she know I probably got it because I had kittens and wasn't fixed when I was your Mom can just do the best and hope for the kitties are a mistery that is for sure...

Hang in there and we love you....sending butterflies from heaven.
Purred by: Tigger (Catster Member)

April 30th 2012 at 7:14 pm

Thank you Alex & Queen T. Prayers & purrs are a wondrous thing. & I promise not to try & eat the butterflies either! Mom just says that it is better to catch things right away. We caught my heart disease early & it makes a difference. Thank you again for your thoughts sweet ladies!
Purred by: Sammy (Catster Member)

April 30th 2012 at 8:41 pm

Sending you lots of purrs Tigger! I was diagnosed with urinary crystals just before my 2nd birthday. I wouldn't eat the prescription wet food, so I had to be on SO dry until the crystals went away. Not the best ingredients, but it does work at normalizing the urine ph. Mom has done a lot of research on FLUTD, and some kitties still get it despite eating all wet food.

Paws crossed for you buddy!
Purred by: Angel Ivy (Catster Member)

April 30th 2012 at 8:42 pm

My furmily and I are sending you and your Mom lots of purrs!!! We hope you have a good birthday tomorrow!
Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

May 1st 2012 at 12:24 am

Sending you purrs. And happy birthday!
Purred by: Kaci Sunshine - Beloved Angel (Catster Member)

May 1st 2012 at 2:47 am

Happy Birthday Tigger!

Purring mega purrs for you sweet friend!

Purred by: MILO BLUE EYES DB#73 (Catster Member)

May 1st 2012 at 7:02 am

Purrin' Purrin' 'n super dooper purrayin' fur U Tigger~! Hopin' fur good mews next week, coz U way to young fur any o' dis bad stuff goin' on~! Purrlease enjoy Ur Happy Birfday today~! All we can doez iz enjoy eash day as it comez 'n thank da good Lord we haz 'em~! i wish all da bad to go 'way 'n all da good to stay~!
Purrs 'n hugs to Ur mommy too~!

Head bonks,
Purred by: Laura W

May 1st 2012 at 9:02 am

de blessings oh st francis two ewe buddy, N while it iza ewe noe what in de wazoo IZ good ta catch stuff earl lee; spesh a lee when it comes ta de kid knee N stooooooopid az this sounds has yur mom ever tried ore haz de vet ever suggested a dry kibble...

we iz knot vets, but her mite wanna bring this two yur vets a ten shun N see what they say...

sum thing like this : -Feline-Diet-Uretic-Dry-Cat-Food/101096.asp

=^. .^=
Purred by: Orange Ruffy (Catster Member)

May 1st 2012 at 1:39 pm

Purrs oh handsome one!!! We're thinking of you here fella!

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