Lost my kitty today

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by tls_ranch, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    My kitty Maya died today at 4am at the vet hospital. I found her yesterday morning with a swollen jaw/neck with breathing problems and rushed her to the vet. They tried to save her, but she didn't make it. They think the cause was a toxin or venom that entered her blood stream from a wasp/meat bee attack or spider bite. We thought it was a rattlesnake bite at first, but the symptoms didn't progress like a snake bite.

    I found her nearly 12 years ago as a tiny abandoned kitten with her eyes barely open. She was crawling across the middle of a hot asphalt road in 100 degree heat, dehydrated and flea covered. I bottle fed her and loved her despite her "wild cat" personality. She grew up to become an awesome hunter, fearless and proud kitty.

    RIP Maya ...we'll miss you [​IMG]


  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So sorry.............. [​IMG]
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm so sorry, she was a pretty girl! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    Thanks everyone..... I'm crying right now as it's finally settling in that she's gone. I'm going to go get her body tomorrow, so I can bury her here at home. She was part of our family and I don't want to just leave her body at the vets to be disposed of.

  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    I'm so very sorry.[​IMG]
  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    [​IMG] She was beautiful. She was lucky she had you to take care of her the last 12 years.
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Sorry she had to go.
  8. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Oh sweetie, iam so sorry..sooo sooo sorry.. I just know she was very blessed to have been in your life.. And iam sending u a big soft hug
    She is gorgeous...!!!
    Rip Maya
  9. Bessie1994Snider

    Bessie1994Snider Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    So sorry [​IMG]
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Very sorry.. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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