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Old February 24th, 2009, 10:06 PM
faranya faranya is offline
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Yarmouth County, NS
Posts: 58
I have a heart murmur myself. It's caused by a mild malfunction of a valve and doesn't affect me at all, except that it's noted on my medical charts. I've undergone many procedures, including anesthetics, before it was even detected when I was in my 30s! I am now a retiree - no heart issues yet.

So I think it all depends on the cause of the murmur. I'm wondering whether cats can have valve insufficiencies the same as people do. I do have a Manx with cardiomyopathy. But to me, that's a huge step beyond a minor murmur.

Best of luck with whatever you decide to do, and bless you for rescuing these two.


Last edited by faranya; February 24th, 2009 at 10:07 PM. Reason: typo
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