Monday, October 13, 2008
Very sad news
This is Mr. Tumness. He is my very lovely cat who I have had for 11 years. Today we went to vet with him and discovered that he has not got very long to live. He has an irregular heartbeat and his tummy has swollen up with fluid. The vet said he has about a month to live.
We had the option of taking him to an animal hospital to have to it investigated further but it would involve a whole day of tests and giving him a general anesthetic. His heart is so week that he probably wouldn't get through it and he was so scared just going to the vets that he weed all over the cat carrier. I just don't think I could put him though that for what could be only a few months more of life.
I'm feeling very sad and I'm wondering if I have made the right choice.
I am going to make his last bit of life really nice. He's going to have tuna and cuddles and love...as much as I can give him. Then I know I will have done the best for him.
I can feel I am going to cry a lot of tears for the next few weeks.
Neil Gaimen said "When you fall in love with a kitten, one day you will bury an old cat"