Cat Sanctuary Special Vet Care
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Vet care provided to our rescues includes (among others) :
FeLV/FIV test and other lab tests such as:
Basic blood screen
Complete blood count
Blood chemistry profile
T4 (measuring of thyroid hormones )
Every bit helps. Please GIVE!
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Regardless of her FeLV+ condition, her little frail body is fighting to bounce back. She's taking two pills of Felimazole a day. Blood chemistry profile has to be performed every 2 weeks to adjust the daily dosage if necessary.
Due to her extreme weakness and thyroid condition, Jasmine is at high risk of heart failure if exposed to any stress at all. Being isolated in a room just for her, has helped a lot. She's resting lots, not so nervous anymore and looks less desoriented.
She's still not eating on her own, so we are syringe-feeding her Nutribound, a special oral solution rich in essential nutrients, Omega 3 and vitamins to keep her stable. Hopefully, we should be able to see some progress within the first week of treatment.
Her enlarged thyroid gland must be surgically removed once she gain some weight and is strong enough to undergo surgery.
We booked her in for an emergency appointment at the vet's and after running a few tests it was rather clear her thyroid problem is now the biggest concern. T4 test values went from 3.3 to 3.8. That means she’s becoming a hyperthyroid cat which is in fact the main cause of her drastic weight loss. The lump in her thyroid is not getting any smaller either.
We have a new vet appointment tomorrow to determine the best course of treatment in her case. According to the vet, the first option will be having the lump on her thyroid quirurgically removed however due to her overall condition and weakness she cannot undergo surgery at this point so it will have to be treated with special medication for hyperthyroidism at first and see her progress.
Last but not least, she was also diagnosed with cystitis. She’s on treatment for 6 days for bladder inflammation with antibiotics/antinflamatory.
It’s been a stressful couple of weeks here at the Sanctuary as we are taking extra good care of Jasmine, monitoring her 24/7 and giving her lots of TLC.
We urgently need help towards Jasmine’s vet costs, please donate. Thank you!
Despite his voracious appetite and the fact that he looks well fed, he’s in pretty bad shape and he’ll be needing special vet care. (scroll down to watch video)
He has open wounds behind both ears.They scab but then he scratches them off and they start bleeding again. He has an injured front paw that he holds up most of the time and a stiff hind leg that makes him limp. He suffers from strabismus, he has eye focusing problems, he sometimes blinks rapidly and shakes his head quite often. He also has breathing difficulty that we hope is only caused by stress and anxiety.
Now that he’s in a safe environment, we’ll be nursing Bono back to health. It’s going to be a slow and long recovery process but it’ll be all worth it in the end!
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