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Old 01-24-2009, 10:18 AM   #161
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What a great end to a story. I am so happy for the both of you. Please post some more pictures of HER!

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:24 AM   #162
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Hooray , hooray , hooray, Vera! What a wonderful report! Hope you and Maxi have many fabulous years together. I'm sure you'll enjoy being on her staff.

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Time for a feast! Perhaps some roast beast!
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Old 01-24-2009, 02:51 PM   #164
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Yea!!!!!! I'm so glad all is well with both of you!
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Old 01-24-2009, 02:56 PM   #165
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I'm so glad you got her to the vet and she got checked out. Now she can settle down and be a proper housecat. Ah!
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Old 01-24-2009, 03:17 PM   #166
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Wonderful news!!!!!

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Old 01-24-2009, 04:59 PM   #167
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Maxi is officially a 5 year old girl! The technicians at the vet's office loved her. She cried in the carrier, which in turn made me want to cry. She weighs 9 pounds and was very good natured during the entire exam.

She has pink eye in her left eye, which I suspected. I have drops for that; and it should clear up in 3 days or so.
She tested negative for feline HIV and leukemia, which is a great relief. She got a rabies shot, and a distemper shot. She's got a bit of dander that I got a special comb for and some kind of drops (fatty acid ) to add to her food which will clear up the dander problem and give her a shinier coat.

Everyone there suspects what Lou and I suspect...that she belonged to someone at one time and was released for some reason. The doctor also suspects shes may have been spayed, explaining why she never got pregnant during the 9 months she was hanging out in my yard with facciabrute. And no, PieSusan, I'm not ready to take in another one just yet!

So, that's it. I'm the proud staff member of a very affectionate 5 year old dolly named Max-i. And she didn't even go run to hide when we got home. She's hanging out in the kitchen hoping for some chicken.

xoxoxoxo to all of you for walking me through this!
You're lucky on many fronts. My Julia was a tiny girl, who at her "fattest" weighed less than 10 pounds. I really loved her "petiteness."

Congratulations on being the "staff" of such an adorable kitty. L'Chaim to many years of fun with her.
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Old 01-24-2009, 06:44 PM   #168
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VB I'm glad to hear it's just minor things that can be fixed with meds. I'm going to call this week ang get gracie-kitty in hope her appointment goes as well as maxis
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Old 01-24-2009, 07:15 PM   #169
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Thanks for posting the good news about Maxi - we were all wondering. Congratulations on your new child!
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Old 01-24-2009, 07:50 PM   #170
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Great news! Adopted strays make they best pets, next to shelter animals.

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