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About Henley

  • Birthday 03/14/2007

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  • MSN rsart@aol.com

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  • Gender Female
  • Location Big Bear Ca
  1. Vet Bills

    Our Cat Henley was diagnosed with diabetes 2 weeks ago. It's been an incredibly hard couple weeks for us. At first all was going well, her glucose levels looked good, she looked good. Until last Saturday she stopped eating. I'll keep this short because we just aren't to the point where we can deal with this yet. She got blood tests the vet suspected pancreatitis. Said Henley needed 24 hr care so we drove her 2 hrs to the closest 24hr care hospital. She had to stay for 2 days. We got a call at 3:30am the second night saying she wasn't doing well. We rushed to be with her and stayed all day. She looked better later that day so the vet gave us the option to take her home with new insulin, meds, and a treatment plan. Vet made it sound like she had a good chance to get better and we jumped at the idea of having Henley back home. We hate that money had to play a factor in Henley's care but it did. We were already in over $1500.00. The second estimate was between $5000.00-$7000.00 with no guarantees and they still didn't know why she wasn't eating. So we took her home and she seemed fine until the next morning. She couldn't even hold her head up and when she started making a sound like she was in pain we rushed her to our local vet and prepared ourselves for having to put her down. But the vet gave us new hope after x-rays said her colon was backed up. He wanted to give her fluids and an enema and would call us after. He called an hour later and said she had passed. We are devastated. The bills with hospital stays, meds, x-rays, blood tests are over $2300.00. Rusty & Cathy