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Old March 9th, 2007, 07:47 AM
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It is day 3 for me, I have lost my cat Arizona, I am so depressed and shocked at her sudden death, I need words of encouragement
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Old March 9th, 2007, 07:59 AM
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Sorry to hear about your cat

Welcome to the forum. I hope you will find this a very helpful place.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 08:00 AM
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Welcome Debbie, I am sorry to hear about Arizona.

I think you will find this a wonderful place to help you grieve and receive lots of support from a great group of people, many who have been in the same place as you and who understand what a hard time this is for you.

I hope you find posting here helps you through the healing process.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 08:37 AM
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Hi Debbie and welcome to the board, I wish it was under happier circumstances that you found yourself here. I am so very sorry for you loss. I am sure Arizona had a wonderfull life with you so take comfort in that and hold the memories close to your heart.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 08:47 AM
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Our thoughts are with you Debbie3! There are many here that can relate to how terribly sad you must be feeling! Look forward to the day when you meet at the Rainbow! Run free Arizona!

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Old March 9th, 2007, 09:11 AM
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I'm so sorry for your loss, Debbie. Arizona knows she was loved...she'll wait for you.

I wish your debut on the forum were a happier one for you, but welcome. I think the majority of people posting on this board have gone through what you're feeling--you'll find a lot of support here.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 09:19 AM
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RIP Arizona. You didn't say how she died but sudden death in cats is not uncommon (usually due to heart irregularities) and there is probably nothing you could have done. So please don't feel guilty, grieve for your friend and remember the good times. Have you got a picture?
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Old March 9th, 2007, 10:54 AM
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I'm sooo sorry for your loss
Sudden death (or even death) is never easy. Arizona knows how much you loved her and she would not want you to be so sad when you gave her everything she needed in this world.

there is alot of wonderful people here for you in your time of need take comfort in knowing that, and that you are not alone
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Old March 9th, 2007, 05:48 PM
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I appreciate all of your support.Let me tell what happened

Arizona was my cat, my best friend. She started throwing up her food, which I thought was the ordinary hairball thing. I gave her her hairball med. and she did fine. She started getting sick again, all night. I took her to the vet on Monday and all he did was give her a shot to stop the sickness, he mentioned doing a barium and xrays I agreed. I picked her up and he said she had not been sick all day "OF COURSE NOT, YOU GAVE HER SOMETHING TO STOP IT." He had done nothing for her ALL DAY. That nite she was sick again all nite, the next am I took her back and the Dr. found a tumor in her intestines and said he needed to remove it I agreed, he called on and off during her surgury. He called when he had finished the surgery and said everything went well. He call back and said her heart was beating but she wouldn't breath. next time he called she was dead. hit me with a 800.00 bill and sent me home to bury my baby. I don't mind paying for my animals doctor bills, but this was just a slap in the face.
I am still in shock and the pain is so deep it is sometime unbearable. I will put a picture of her on here, she was beautiful Thanks Guys:

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Old March 9th, 2007, 05:57 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. It's hard enough to lose a beloved pet when you have time to prepare yourself, let alone when it is sudden and you're doing everything you can.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 06:02 PM
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I am so sorry, Debbie3 - you and Arizona had a very hard time of it at the end but you did everything you could and she is now free but her spirit is with you. Healing will happen so remember your good times!
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Old March 9th, 2007, 06:26 PM
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RIP Arizona. You didn't say how she died but sudden death in cats is not uncommon (usually due to heart irregularities) and there is probably nothing you could have done. So please don't feel guilty, grieve for your friend and remember the good times. Have you got a picture?
The pictures I have are to large of a file. I will have one on here tomorrow Thank you for your support. I have posted Arizonas story, it was actually a tumor in her intestines.
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Old March 9th, 2007, 10:19 PM
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I am with badger - I am very sorry to hear of your loss and many of us here have lost pets and still mourn them. But try to think iof all the happiness your kitty brought to you - the good times you shared - and that will sustain you through the days. I lost my bunny a few yrs ago and I still have a tough time seeing bunnies (sigh!) but my cats keep me busy and I know his spirit is there and he is at Rainbow Bridge waiting for me.

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Old March 9th, 2007, 10:52 PM
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Welcome Debbie3...Unfortunately it's under such :sad: circumstances. I'm so sorry you lost your kitty in such a sudden way. Take comfort in knowing you've done all you could, and your kitty had a wonderful life with you. The hurt may never go away, but you will always have the happy times as memories to ease the hurt. Do you have any other animals that could help you during this difficult time? My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family... Arizona
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Old March 9th, 2007, 11:33 PM
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Welcome Debbie3. im terribly sad to hear of your loss. Arizona
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