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My Cat Poppy and I were up at the cottage just to get a few things done to close up for winter including an appointment that I had to put on my snow tires.
On the weekend.. Saturday night to be exact I heard a bit of a stir which was normal but looked over to the corner of the room and Poppy was on her side and very disoriented.. I picked her up and moved her to the bed where she "came too" and then she was seemingly fine until she heard my voice ... and she went and hid under the bed..  for the night.  She was not a happy kitty and everytime I would try to talk her out from under the bed she would growl at me in fact she even lunged at me at one point.. she didn't seem to know me.  It's a snow storm now so I am calling around cottage country to see if I could find a vet .. because the vet clinics are all closed.. anyway they could not help me but said just to keep an eye on her it might be that she got into something.. or perhaps she is constipated.. give her some metamucil.  
Turns out the next day.. now Sunday she was a little tired but back to her normal self again... purring and eating and following me all over the place.  Monday again.. after speaking to the clinic they said it sounds like she got into something so I decided to take her in for an exam on Tuesday or Wednesday...they said just bring her in.    Monday she was perfectly fine.. a little needy...  I put a litter box in my bedroom and worked on my laptop in bed so we could snuggle.. and remember thinking she hadn't used it she must be using the other one.  So many flashbacks of what we did and trying to recall everything to search for clues.   Monday just as usual we go to sleep together.. she did her regular song and dance....   when I woke up on Tuesday a litle later than normal I found her on the couch and she had passed away.  No vomit or urine, no blood.. she was in her usual sleeping position in her regular couch spot...  it blew me away.     I am not even that concerned with what took her life..  I am absolutely consumed with grief and guilt and wish that I could have seen signs..  I think Poppy tricked me into thinking she was ok for the last day because all I did was hug her and tell her how pretty she was and that I was scared that she was going to leave me... and i remember thinking how much I appreciated her and promised never to take her for granted again.   The sadness is crushing me and I don't know how to move past the guilt.  I know that the outcome might have been different if there was not a storm and I took her in right away.. if we didn't come to the cottage and I was closer to our regular vet.. if I had just seen the signs I was even obsessing over her littler  box to see if she had urinated enough... and I keep looking back for signs.  I think if I can push through the guilt I can begin to heal but it's consuming me.. I'm still up here and the lonliness is agonizing ...  my Poppy licked away many tears and  was always around me.. she gave me way more than I could have ever given her and I will always ge grateful for her.   I loved her so much and feel like I let her down.  Thank you for letting me share my story.    C

My heart is broken right now, because my beloved Theo, "Mr. Kitty", died suddenly today. I ate lunch with a friend and returned three hours later. I played around with my dogs and walked down the hall to my room and saw him lying on the ground. I could tell right away he was dead, because he's the friendliest cat in the world and would always greet me when I walked by him. Sure enough, he wasn't  breathing  and his jaw was locked shut and his legs were stuff. I screamed out for about ten minutes at , I was absolutely hysterical. He was such a wonderful sweet cat. He was only 5 yyears old. He was a strictly indoor cat and was pretty healthy. I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what could have happened. He had vomited a few times this year a clear liquid. But this was three three times over the course of a year. His coat had become slightly dull and had begun to collect dandruff, but I attributed it to the fact that he sometimes ate dog food, which he always has done on the sly.  I had switched my cats (I have a another cat, Phoebe) to freeze dried raw food from Stella and Chewys and he loved it, but i suddenly had to switch back to Taste of the Wild due to how expensive Stella and chewys is. He was a strictly indoor cat, in which case I did not take him for his yearly vaccines. So so I am blaming myself for this. I didn't think if he was an indoor cat that yearly shots were really necessary. However now I am not so sure.  I also had given him and Phoebe a Revolve treatment after a couple months off.. I feel like this is all my fault and I could have prevented this. I feel like I am to blame for his death and I just wish I could tell him sorry. I wish I had taken better care of him. I made sure he had fresh water everyday and fresh food. I scratched and brushed him. Maybe I should have played with him more, I just got a puppy and I feel like I neglected him. I am absolutely devastated. I sent him off for a necroscopy so I am anxiously awaiting results to see the exact cause of death. If anyone has any advice for dealing with the sudden death of a pet, I would really appreciate it. 

My friends dad passed away 3 days ago & this morning he told me his mum found her cat dead under the bed. I asked if his mums cat was sick or had been to the vets recently & said the cat was as fit as fiddle. The only thing i could think of was the cat was bitten by a snake or spider, im pretty sure my friend thinks that the passing of his dad was the reason the cat died

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crazycatlady

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I have two cats, one is named Sage (her insta is sagethellama) who is 1 years old, and my other cat Ginger (insta is gingerthetomcat) who is 10 years old. Sage is a pretty lazy cat that sleeps and eats a lot and dosent play as much as she used to when she was a kitten. And then theres Ginger, who is very playful for his age. Does anyone know why Sage is so lazy or a way i could get her to play?

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My cat Moxie died out of nowhere today. She has always been really healthy, nothing wrong she was only 3 years old. She never seemed to have any problems and always went to the vet. We are not sure what it was! She just laid down and died. We found her outside just laying on the cement. We have a fairly big house, and a big yard to where she could roam. I've raised her from a kitten And I'm honestly completely destroyed by this. No foam or anything around her mouth. Her eyes were open. What could have happened? Would really like my mind set to ease.

I experienced sudden cat death today. The cat was 4 yrs old. Everything fine this morning but suddenly this afternoon the cat fell over cried the death scream, took 2 breaths and died. Needless to say I was in shock. I did have my vet do a necropsy today.  Wanted to share with others who had no clue like me as to what happened. The necropsy showed that Chico had pale kidneys and a pale looking heart which indicated a lack of blood flow due to multiple blood clots which resulted in a instanteous sudden heart attack,  Hope this helps others. Cat had no previous health issues.

Hi, we got two cats when they were a few weeks old and they have always been very healthy. They are about two years old. Yesterday my family and I went out for dinner for my sisters 13th birthday. Before we left I stroked the cat. He had been lying down in the same place for maybe 2-4 hours but alive and responsive, he did this a lot when he had trapped an animal(He's an outdoor cat) so I thought nothing of it.  We came back 4 hours later and as I went downstairs I saw my cat lying on its side in the corner of the room. I first said hi and he didn't respond, then as went over too him I saw that there was poo and vomit around him. I then looked closer and I saw his eyes were open and his tongue was out the side of his map. My family is very upset. We were wondering what could have happened to him and what we should do about our other cat(his brother) as he seems depressed, we now only see him at breakfast and dinner when we feed him, also whenever we try to pet him he kind of dodges it. After the other cats death he came in 2 hours after we removed the body he smelled and meowed where he last was, he then tried looking for him, it was heartbreaking :(. Does anyone have any suggestions for us, should we get another cat to keep him company, thanks.

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