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beatlesfan4

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  1. Mona needs help

    I will pray for you and Mona. It's hard to believe someone when they say they know what you're going through, but I do. It's the worst feeling in the world, knowing you may not be able to help your baby. Last Thursday, we had brought our sweet and loving 3 year old cat, Clive, to the vet because he was losing weight and having problems breathing. A couple hundred dollars later (which is half of my bank account) we were devastated to find he has a very rare condition called Chylothorax (where the heart leaks liquid into the chest cavity) which constricts the lungs until they suffocate. The vet performed a chest tap and removed a liter of fluid (normally there would only be a tablespoon), but said it would only fill up again without surgery. Besides that, the chest tap can only be performed a few times before it's ineffective. It's only been five days since and his breathing is labored again and he is still losing weight. The surgery is completely out of reach, because it needs to be performed at the University of Minnesota to the tune of $7,000+ (which is more than half of my annual salary). Every moment I get I pray for a miracle. There has to be an answer.