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Old 03-19-2011, 12:25 PM
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Natalie,
I so sorry you are at this crossroads. I know whatever decision you make will be the right one but wish it was easier.
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Old 03-19-2011, 01:10 PM
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Natalie,
I am sorry about Gus. It is so heart breaking seeing these creatures suffer. I hope Gus stays comfortable. My heart breaks for you.
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:52 AM
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Natalie - I can only reiterate what Patty said. I'm sure we were all holding out for a better outcome. How are you all doing today?

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Old 03-24-2011, 06:19 AM
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Gus is doing okay - eating some and reasonably decent stools - so I have just tried to mentally set the issue aside for a while as I have so much work to do this week that I can hardly think straight.

It is hard to give up and at the same time I don't think surgery is a good choice. We knew we could get to this point when it was no longer possible to medicate him for the IBD.

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Old 03-26-2011, 06:22 AM
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My heart goes out to you as I know it is not easy, what with Jack's problems as well.

Furry friends across the world are keeping their paws crossed for the best outcome.

Take good care of yourself Natalie
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Old 03-28-2011, 09:21 PM
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Thanks Louise. I still need to call the vet back. Was supposed to do it a week ago and I just haven't been ready to have that conversation. I am sure he knows why he hasn't heard from me.

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Holding your hand as best I can across the ether, and marshaling the Forces of the Universe in your favor - and Kitty Gus's. And Jack's, too.

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Aw Nat,

I'm sorry your Gus is not well, its hard for me to say anything.

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Gus passed away at 10am this morning.

He had been declining in energy the past couple of days and when I picked him up last night his abdomen was full of fluid. The vet checked this morning with ultrasound and there was a lot of fluid and he was so lethargic that she assumed that some or all of it was blood.

It was time - the spark in his eyes was gone...

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OH Natalie...I am just so sorry for your loss.

We are here for you...

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