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Forum: Senior cats August 26th, 2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 139
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Posted By smithduke
Thanks, I know it's for the best. He...

Thanks,

I know it's for the best. He certainly was a wonderful cat! :lovestruck::lovestruck::cat::rip:

Thanks for your condolences! :grouphug::grouphug:
Forum: Senior cats August 25th, 2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi My Friends, Again, sorry for my lack of...

Hi My Friends,

Again, sorry for my lack of communication.

We're on vacation right now in Myrtle Beach and my sister is taking care of the cats.

She called us tonight and said Howie has...
Forum: Senior cats August 8th, 2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi. Sorry for being so out of touch! ...

Hi. Sorry for being so out of touch!

Howie's not doing well and hasn't responded to his treatments.

Tonight was horrible and very upsetting for all of us! Howie had "projectile" diarrhea...
Forum: Senior cats July 28th, 2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi All, Howie is done with his IV chemo but...

Hi All,

Howie is done with his IV chemo but because he still has the same symptoms, the vet has put him on Leukeran, a chemo treatment in pill form. His last visit to the vet showed he lost a...
Forum: Senior cats July 21st, 2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
:grouphug::thankyou:

:grouphug::thankyou:
Forum: Senior cats July 20th, 2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
You make me feel great! Thanks! Howie seems...

You make me feel great! Thanks!

Howie seems so happy and healthy after a treatment but several days later he becomes weak and tired. It's a big high and then a big low! We're getting used to...
Forum: Senior cats July 19th, 2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
sugarcatmom, thank you, as well as everyone else....

sugarcatmom, thank you, as well as everyone else. I didn't mean to leave you out! Thank you to everyone!!! My Googie Boy, as I call him, is doing great tonight as well! Amazing. Even if the...
Forum: Senior cats July 18th, 2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Aww Chico, you make me cry!!! :cry: happy tears!...

Aww Chico, you make me cry!!! :cry: happy tears! :o

Growler, Loverforhimies, Hazelrunpack, catlover2, etc. I wish I could give you all a big hug in person!...
Forum: Senior cats July 17th, 2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Growler, I hope you're right! ...

Thanks Growler, I hope you're right!

Depending on the cat, chemo can have a big impact on how they feel. I really want others to know what to expect what chemo could possibly be like, or at...
Forum: Senior cats July 16th, 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi Again. My latest update on Howie. He had...

Hi Again.

My latest update on Howie. He had a major treatment today which involved an I.V. drip for a couple of hours.

My hubby picked him up and Howie was very wobbly and basically "out of...
Forum: Senior cats July 15th, 2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi Everyone, Sorry for my delay in...

Hi Everyone,

Sorry for my delay in responding. Howie had his third treatment. Again, he was ok for a few days and then started feeling crappy. Suddenly he hates the Wellness food and only wants...
Forum: Senior cats July 6th, 2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
You guys are the greatest!!! I don't know what I...

You guys are the greatest!!! I don't know what I do without you!!:grouphug::grouphug:

Chico, :rip: laptop!!:laughing::laughing:ROFL

Howie, although weak and frail looking has been consistently...
Forum: Senior cats July 4th, 2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Sorry for not keeping you up-to-date. Busy, busy...

Sorry for not keeping you up-to-date. Busy, busy and my modem died as well as my laptop. I'm now on my old desktop and it's very slooow! My only child, Emily, went off to sleep-away-camp for the...
Forum: Senior cats June 24th, 2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Growler. I do understand. What bothers...

Thanks Growler. I do understand. What bothers me is the vet said Howie should feel better after his treatment and I know he doesn't. His appointment was scheduled for tomorrow but the vet has an...
Forum: Senior cats June 24th, 2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Growler and Chico. I hope it's just...

Thanks Growler and Chico. I hope it's just normal side-effects. He's eating well, so that's a good thing. :)

Growler, have you had a cat that has had chemo? If so, I'd love to hear your...
Forum: Senior cats June 24th, 2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi my friends, I'm feeling a bit sad because...

Hi my friends,

I'm feeling a bit sad because Howie seems somewhat weaker. The vet said he should feel better after his treatment but I don't think he does. Part of his treatment includes the...
Forum: Senior cats June 18th, 2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Hi. We're back home after Howie's first chemo...

Hi. We're back home after Howie's first chemo treatment! You would never know he had some powerful drugs injected into him today. He's eating, happy and lovable! The vet said he should start...
Forum: Senior cats June 18th, 2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
pbpatti, you make me teary eyed!!! You seem to...

pbpatti, you make me teary eyed!!! You seem to "get" what Howie is all about!!! I agree and I feel he will surprise us as well! Just tonight, I let him out onto our patio to get what little sun...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,119
Posted By smithduke
I'm shocked about the ASPCA! After watching...

I'm shocked about the ASPCA! After watching Animal Planet I thought their practices were humane. Maybe I'm being naive. I actually give money to them monthly because I was so sure they were a...
Forum: Senior cats June 17th, 2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Chico! :thankyou: I think it's Howie who...

Thanks Chico! :thankyou: I think it's Howie who is wonderful! :lovestruck::cloud9: Thankfully I'm blessed to have the means to get him some help! From what I've read, without treatment he only has...
Forum: Senior cats June 17th, 2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
:fingerscr:goodvibes::pray::thankyou:

:fingerscr:goodvibes::pray::thankyou:
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,385
Posted By smithduke
If you're looking to adopt a guinea pig or...

If you're looking to adopt a guinea pig or hamster in the northern New Jersey area, North Jersey Guinea Pig and Hamster Rescue is great! You can find them at...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By smithduke
I agree that this thread should be made into a...

I agree that this thread should be made into a "sticky" :thumbs up.

Hearing Kitty's meow was the first experience for my hubby and I in getting a visitation from a pet. Of all the cats I would...
Forum: Senior cats June 17th, 2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Chico! :grouphug::goodvibes::fingerscr ...

Thanks Chico! :grouphug::goodvibes::fingerscr

Actually, he's very good at the vet. When we bring him home in the carrier he comes out initially and then wants to go back in, just for the fun of...
Forum: Senior cats June 17th, 2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,251
Posted By smithduke
Thanks Growler! :goodvibes: :grouphug: Nice...

Thanks Growler! :goodvibes: :grouphug:

Nice to see someone stays up as late as I do! Off to bed for me as it's just after 2:15 AM. Night night!:sleepy:
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