Awwww, tiggy, you will know when it is time. Gaining weight is such a good sign so I think your vet is right, give her some more time. It will take a while for recovery.
My ex-boss had to feed her cat for almost 3 months and that was years ago and the kitty is still alive today.
Cat maid to:
Jasper, male Ragdoll ?? (approx 10 yrs)
Rose semi feral, a cpietra rescue, female tabby (approx 7 yrs)
Sweet Pea RIP (2004?-2014)
Puddles RIP (1996-2014)
Snowball RIP (1991-2005)
In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.-English Proverb
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