Sunday, July 28, 2013

9-1-1

 These are all from my iPhone.
 I noticed after noontime that Abby was having problems with rapid breathing.
So at first I tried to see if I could get her to stop breathing so hard.
But, after about 15 minutes when she didn't I looked up online
about rapid breathing, and none of it suggests anything positive.
So I grabbed her and put her in the PTU.
She normally likes having the top open, so I let the top be open.
What did she do?
She crawled out and went to the back seat.
Then she crawled under the back seat.
I was worried how I was going to get her out of the car, but
that wasn't a problem at all.
 As you can see she is in an oxygen enclosure.
She has an enlarged heart and a great deal of fluid around it and in her lungs.
She was so happy to see me.
She marked my hand like only she does and I tried to tell her
everything was going to be alright and I was doing everything in my power
to help her.
It was hard.
Leaving her.
She may have to stay overnight at the emergency Vet.
No matter what happens,
life
will
never 
be 
the 
same.
Right now I am a hot mess
and this house feels so empty.
If you have any spare prayers
please
say them for my baby.
***
Abby,
I love you to the moon and back 
again
and
again
and 
again...

***
I have posts set to automatically run
and I won't change them
but I don't know
what is going to happen.
Because right now I feel like my world
has exploded and I am not handling it well.

***
I do want to mention that Boo has not
had anymore vomiting, but her issues also have to be addressed.

***
The Emergency Vet is supposed to call me before she gets off
around 6pm, so I should know something more and when I do
I will try my best to update with another post.

***
Please keep us in your prayers.

37 comments:

  1. Purring like mad for you and Abby...we'll keep checking back.

    xoxo Trish and the Kats

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  2. We would be worried too if it was a kitty here. Purring hard for both Abby and Boo.

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  3. Oh Abby. :-( Oh my goodness. Darling Abby - we are cranking up our purrs and healing hugs for you!! Please please please be ok. Poor baby. :-(

    Take care
    x

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  4. I am sending my strongest purrs and mum sends love hugs and prayers.

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  5. Oh! We, too, are purring and purraying our hardest for Abby and for you (and Boo too). We know...our human *knows* how much Abby means to you.

    Hang in, do whatever you have to, to get through each minute.

    (((Hugs)))

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  6. Oh, I am so sorry. Saying a prayer for you.

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  7. Bless Abby's sweet kitty heart...and yours too we know you are beside yourself with worry. Abby is your baby and we are sending you and Abby lots of love and prayers
    Madi and Mom

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  8. We are sending tons of healing purrs to Abby and Boo.

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  9. purring and praying with all of our might for precious Abby
    So wish I could be there to help you!
    xoxoxo

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  10. I am sending my very best purrs to Abby, and to you too, and Boo also. Please hang in there, and keep us posted.

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  11. Oh, goodness. I'll be praying for sweet Abby and you, Momma. I've never had a cat in congestive heart failure but have had several dogs. Are they giving her anything (Lasix/something) to reduce the fuid in her lungs? Bless her heart... and Momma's, too. big hugs xoxo

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  12. oh c'est triste, j'espère Abby vite de retour, je pense bien à vous.

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  13. Purring and praying like I've never purred and prayed before.

    Purrs,
    Nissy

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  14. We are all purring very hard for Abby. We purr she can be treated with drugs.Mom had a cat with similar symptoms before we came along.
    Sending positive vibes :)
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
    Treasure,Tiger,JJ and Julie

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  15. Oh Miss Abby! I am so sorry to hear. We are purring hard for you right here and now because we know you are your Mum's baby girl and what with Miss Boo's health problems she is probably such a mess.

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  16. We send healing vibes and purrayers for Abby, and strength for you.

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  17. Sadly, I know what you're going through and I am so sorry. I adore senior kitties but as what happened with Lucy and Simba, they can start to have serious problems at the same time.

    We rescued a kitty several years ago that unfortunately had this similar issue although he also had multiple heart worms, which is apparently rare for kitties but he was outside on his own for many years. I truly hope all will be ok for Abby. I just recently read about people building their own oxygen chambers for their home so the kitty that needs it ongoing can have it at home. I hope she won't need that and I don't know anything else about it.

    The loneliness is so hard. I'll be praying for Abby and you (Boo too).

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  18. We are purring like crazy for Abby and hope she will be okay. Hang in there!

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  19. We're purring so loudly for Abby, and for Boo... and you, too. We know it's incredibly stressful on you right now. Many purrs and hugs.

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  20. We just read this post and are hoping there is already a later one to say she is better! We are purring our hardest and Mom sends a huge hug to you friend!!

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  21. We're purring loud and hard for Abby. We know how hard this is for you. We hope the ER vet calls with good news.

    The Florida Furkids

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  22. Sending you all of the purrs and prayers we can!

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  23. (*^& Blogger! Typed a comment and it ate it - "error."

    Know you are very upset. I would be too. Sending hugs, purrs and pawtaps for you and Abby.

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  24. aiieee!!! my sweet furriend Abby!!! I am purrrrrrrrring my heart out just for her....Savvy

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  25. Abby, yoo hang in there! We've all got the purrs revved and goin fer ya!

    Purrs, headbutts
    Alla Us

    (((Hugs))) Mom Laure

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  26. Oh my goodness! Abby, you get better real quick! You are making your momma a mess! We are sending you all tons of purrs and purrayers and many hugs and headbutts.

    Luf, Us and Maw

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  27. We are sending our strongest purrs and prayers for both
    Abby and you. We love Miss Abby.

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  28. Lots and lots of purrs and prayers for you both.

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  29. Purring for Abby and surrounding her in a healing circle of light. Hoping they can put her on Lasix for this - our Chica had these symptoms but was also CRF and could not take Lasix.

    cats of wildcat woods

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  30. I am so sorry that I didn't know about Abby before now. I promise I understand how you are feeling and I pray that Abby recovers. I know how unsure and sad you are and if I could I would be there to bolster you. But I am from here the best way I can. xxoo

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  31. Oh noes! Teri says you are a good cat mom for catching Abby's breathing problems so fast and rushing her to the vet. Teri knows all about heart problems, having lost her special Bo kitty to HCM. He was very sick too, when he was 4 and he lived a good long life after his diagnosis, till he was 15...so we are purrin' for a good outcome for Dear Abby, too!

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  32. we just hurd ewe iz knot havin a good day abby N wanted ta send purrz N purrayers yur way a long with de blessings oh St Francis...we trooly hope everee thing iz gonna bee aye oh kay XOXOX

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  33. If you weren't a hot mess we wouldn't love you as much as we do.

    Don't forget to take care of you during all of this.. Breathe deep, eat something.. take a moment and enjoy SOMETHING.. The stress of all this is not good for you, so find a way to let even a little of it go

    *hugs*

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  34. Sending tons of purrs for Abby to get better!

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  35. We are purring and purraying like crazy for Abby! And also keeping Boo in our purrayers too. I think you've updated a little on Abby (a good one!) but we are a little behind in our visiting so we'll get there...

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  36. Sending Purrs of support a plenty!!!!

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