This is Midjull:
Big, goofy, scared of his own self and sweet as they come. He will often hide behind a curtain, tail wagging from underneath it, pretending that we cannot see him. “Can’t see me!” has been his rallying cry.
He’s come down with some liver ailment that’s caused him to lose a good bit of weight pretty fast bringing about some hideous thing called “hepatic lipidosis” (i.e.: fatty liver syndrome). So, he’s not been eating unless I am feeding him tuna for people and giving him sips of water. We won’t know for certain until the bloodwork comes back (probably tomorrow) but the vet says his liver is distended and it could be a tumor in there causing trouble which was hastened by his anorexia. :(
He’s been my big boy since 1993 and I love him fiercely. He’s the most tuned in to me, energetically, and always hung out in the “woo woo room” in the other house when I would meditate. I’ve given him lots of Reiki and love (and as much tuna as I can get him to eat every hour) but the prognosis isn’t too promising at this point. But who can say, right? I know my kitty cats are getting up there (15 and 14 years each) so this may be something I will face as they age but dag, it’s never easy, is it?
Big loves to your beautiful boy. I lost a cat, Moma Tu, to this liver condition. His mother Big Fat Momma Cat also got it, but the Dr. said that if I could get enough food and fluids into her she might have a fighting change. It was unpleasant for both of us but she got through it, my marriage didn’t though – come to think of it 2 good thing came out of it! ;)
Tons of Kittie Love sending your way…
Big snuggles, and lots of head scratching.
Oh NO! Sending healing vibes for the kittie. He is so cute.
It is never easy and it never gets any easier. So sorry to hear about your cat. My cat, Sam got ill and his health went downhill and I remember how hard it was on our whole family – we all really loved that cat.
Oh what a handsome boy. If its any consolation, my friend was facing a very dire situation with her elderly dog a few weeks ago and he did recover well despite his age and the severity of what he had. Never underestimate the power of woo woo baby!
He’s such a pretty boy. I love tuxedo kitties. (Black & white Sylvester types) They seem to have a whole different personality than other cats.
Lots of loves heading his way and to yours. Its hard, our pets are our kids. I’ve taken off work after loosing my Miss Baggypants.
Funny thing though, and this is true. I found out later that month that I was pregnant. After years of infertility no less. I don’t know, who could ever really know – but Squirt has a few familiar and odd little ways about her that remind me so much of Miss Baggypants. Especially that selective hearing behavior that they both seem to share.
One thing I can be fairly certain of, Midjull will meet up with you again in some spirit and form.
No, it’s not. I’m so sorry about your sweet kitty!