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"donnapl7 via CatKB.com" <[email protected]
> wrote in message
> Thank you for the kind words Matthew. I'm able to handle the seizures
> well during them. You're right, it is so emotional to watch. Peach is
> on 3 meds - antibiodic, meds for low blood platelettes, and something for
> parasites. We're not sure if she is having mini strokes for epileptic
> seizures. I'm giving it a few more days on meds before I put her through
> further/scary testing. She has had less severe and fewer seizures lately.
> am also hand feeding/hydrating. Her favorite is yogurt ;-) She is
> lethargic, but, she is sick so I'm trying to remain optimistic. She's
> such a
> sweety, she even purrs during the seizures when she sees me. I'm so glad
> that you had a happy ending with your cat. Thank you for responding and
> helping me not feel so alone in this experience.
> Matthew wrote:
>>if your vet can't figure it out new vet on specializing in epilepsy my
>>rumble is epileptic his blood work was normal than he became diabetic.
>>If he has another seizure you need to pay very close attention here to
>>8 rules. This is from personal experience
>>1 don't panic most seizures last on 30 seconds even thought it seems
>>2 DON'T PICK UP THE FURBALL unless he or she is in danger of striking a
>>object or falling off an object. They can
>> inverntely hurt you and themselves
>>3 observe how the body is reacting such as back legs constricting a
>>strange twitch. Observe how they react afterwards
>>4 talk soothingly to them you can stroke them it helps them come out of
>>5 REMEMBER DON'T PANIC.
>>6 write everything done this is an emotional time and you will forget
>>7 search your home to make sure the furball did not get in any chemicals
>>8 take a deep breath again and clam down some cats have a seizure and
>>never have a seizure again in their life. It is not the end
>>the world even though it seems like it to us.
>>Trust me I went thru what you are feeling right now. Helpless ness the
>>feeling of like you were rode hard put up wet and than [email protected]
>> Long story made short. I snatched up Rumble and made it to the vets
>>office which is 20 minutes away in less than 5 minutes with two police
>>officers hot on my tail. In tears the whole time thinking I was going to
>>lose this furball. The vet asked me all the above question which I could
>>not answer luckily the officers where animal lovers and saw Rumble have
>>another seizure right in front of the vet who was able to diagnose what
>>of seizures they were. To this date 5 years later cause unknown went to
>>the specialist spent almost $10,000 ( no joke) to find out why. Luckily
>>has been a year since he get off the medication and no seizures. YEAH
>>> My 12 year old cat, Peach, had what appeared to be a seizure last night
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>>> differences in symptoms between a seizure and a stroke? Any advise
>>> help, because I can't seem to get it from any vets.
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