Re: Lizzie's hanging in there.

Nancy A. Schmall ( (no email) )
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 08:06:12 -0600 (CST)

I know. It is pure hell. There is nothing worse than seeing a loved one
sick and not being able to help. You will know when and if it is time.
Trust your instincts. Thinking of you and Lizzie. nancy

On Thu, 25 Feb 1999, John Schestag wrote:

> Thanks all.....
> Just gave Lizzie her steroid pill and she hated it. She's gotten weaker
> just since this morning and drools and still purred when I held her and
> looked at me eye to eye with her good eye and then tucked her head down
> into my chest. She refused drink or food.
> Her purring has a gurgle/rattle sound now. Maybe her lungs have filled
> up in just a few hours!? I called and I'm taking her to the emergency
> vet hospital this afternoon when this vet specialist comes in to do the
> x-rays and ultra sound he was planning to do this coming Saturday.
> Maybe antibiotics?
> I want her well so badly yet I wonder when she'll tell me it's time to
> let go. I'd hate to make a big mistake and not fight by her side while
> she's still fighting to live. Her look and loving mannerisms are still
> there. Her look is so trusting it's hard to be objective. When she
> sees me she can now only "mouth" a silent meow. Poor baby.
> This is pure Hell! John

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