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Old July 25th, 2015, 09:17 PM
suew99 suew99 is offline
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Location: London
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Emergency, sick 2 yr old cat. No Diagnosis!


Basics: Above is link to his FB page, cannot seem to post pics here...cutie pie!
Shorthair Exotic Persian. Male, 1yr, 11mos.
4 kgs last weighed March,
Weighed again when we became worried beginning of July, and lost 1 kg.

In the month of July: Appts Up to #6, Vets Up to # 4 = Bank account Down!

4 out of 4 vets cannot find anything wrong, & therefore cannot refer me to a specialist.

No Diagnosis, this cat is dying, and really sick this evening, Saturday.
I'll have to poke him again as he is laying in my window-still not moving.
Does not want anything to do w/ humans whatsoever. Cries when awake.
He has basically lost his mind.
If he does eat, seems to have trouble chewing, swallowing.

from last visit yesterday:
This animal segregation is driving me crazy, shift change every few hours. Someone is always getting loose during switch over.
Healthy cat is sad and won't play anymore.
Vet said to have small "Play Dates". Told her I already tried 2, one left me w/ out a thumbnail and loss of right hand usage, other one almost killed Sushi and my arms covered in scratches. Still insisted I do it. I can see healthy cat's eyes looking at him he is looking for a fight.
Realized not worth it do disagree w/ Vets if they don't agree w/ you 1st time.
I just start loosing it when some Vet tech tells me to surrender my cat.
I give my cats everything under the sun, spoiled them rotten, which is 1/2 the problem, they easily sulk if I'm not tending to their every need.
Cat has not eaten today : (
Poor brother is in "segregation" room. I've been running around after cats since 10 am, feeding litter boxes, begging cat to eat. Seem I am always scrubbing out cat dishes.
Cat only now eats "Cats in the Kitchen" food, in foil pouch that's manly gravy. Have to chop the chunks of Poultry w / scissors and then add Pedialite for hydration. Worked well last few of days.
Has terrible trouble swallowing now.
Bought 2 lots of mouth health water & food additive suggested by Vet,
and the FortiFlora.

He has had blood tests, fasting more blood test, urinalysis, all tests came back normal for liver, kidney, Ut, cancer, diabetes and FIP (did not know this was diagnoseable?). Slight runny nose yesterday. Clear.

Acts like he is an old cat, near death from old age.

Had a seizure on Wednesday.

Today, cat does not want to eat and sleeps on my printer, can barely wake him up. Inner eye lid (white part always present, as he is 1/2 awake).

Notes to new Vet yesterday:
Vet reports sent are accurate regarding cat, not client issues.
Has not been seen by anyone since July 11 @ Emergency Vet visit.
Huge decline now in every way.
He acts like a very old cat declining from old age.
We’ve had lots of cats through the years.

Does not want to be held or even touched now.
Doesn’t know his name.
Barely eats. Offered various concoctions of food 3X a day, made into a gravy with Pedialite.
Cannot get him to eat today.
Have not seem him drink in a couple days, yet not home all the time to watch over him.
Has been separated from his brother since the beginning of the month, as brother tries to kill him now.
He gets lost if I switch cats from "isolation room" and he has free run of the house. Cries a lot.
Never before now.
Brother is upset too. They’ve been together since they were born.

I don’t want him to die!
I love him very much!
I think it’s too late, my mother agrees.
We both believe if he had had help in the beginning, he could have perhaps had a chance.

Earlier: I received a notice from my now "old" Vet's practice to say I & my mother are no longer provided services, also seems to include the city's emergency 24 hour Vet Clinic!

Note from beginning of month:
Cat only fed RX food canned from Vet.
Stopped eating this entirely.

Cat now has unlimited buffet, 4 bowls of different concoctions I can imagine.
Always a "Soup" with the day's favorite food, mixed w/ Pedialite. 3 x a day.

25 cats in our family thru the years.
We know how to diagnose most of these diseases, and felt his kidneys ourselves as did 2 vets, pee clear & OK.
However he did have UT problems just after one year old.
Both successful treatments less my $ 1,000 bucks.
He has always been on Vet UT maintenance wet food.
Then he stopped eating it. 3 different brands.

Now he eats whatever he desires. ie, he'll either eat, or just turn his nose up & walk away.
I did buy that high calorie paste, and he'll take some licks off of my fingers.

I don’t want him to die!
I love him very much!
I think it’s too late, my mother agrees.
We both believe if he had had proper help in the beginning, he could have perhaps been saved.

Sorry for rambling & grammar, I'm falling asleep while typing.
P.S. no vomiting, bleeding, diarrhea, visible worms (indoor cats) or any signs of an obvious presented illness. Brother, who share all is fine. Many litter boxes, extremely low stress environment. In London Ontario, wiling to drive for help...
Back to cats..

Last edited by suew99; July 27th, 2015 at 03:41 PM. Reason: Falling asleep while typing, did not list neg. for diabetes
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