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]

    Trisha

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  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.

    Trisha
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm so very sorry.[​IMG]
     
  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​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

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    Sorry she had to go.
     
  8. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    So sorry [​IMG]
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Very sorry.. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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