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vengasejanis

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I've only ever posted in here once since adopting my sweet baby Janis in July 2015 because I've been so busy taking her to vets and specialists. Janis will be 9 months old at the end of this month, but ever since adopting her she has struggled with her health. Prior to adopting her, she was diagnosed with pneumonia and was treated for it and cleared for adoption. I picked her up in July and brought her home with me, but the day after we got home I noticed she developed a cough. I took her to the vet immediately and he said that it never seemed like she ever had pneumonia; he suspected she might have FIP. So he extracted fluid from the lining of her lungs and sent it for testing, but the tests came back negative for FIP so he gave her antibiotics. Since then, I've taken her back to the vet for her coughing, which eventually stopped (I have no idea how or why it stopped). About a month ago, I noticed that Janis was acting very lethargic, not playing anymore, and sleeping day and night, so I immediately took her to the vet again. They took an ultrasound of her abdomen only to find that her left kidney is now inflamed and has fluid around its lining as well. The vet said it is very likely that she has always had FIP and it is now spreading to her other organs. He also said it is possible that it's a kidney infection since she had a fever, so he prescribed antibiotics for a month to see if that helped. Well, we're finished with that treatment and Janis still isn't feeling well, so I'm thinking more and more that it's FIP. Please send her well wishes. I am going to wait it out and give her steroids to see if they help her feel better, but the vet and specialist I've taken her to both think that it is likely she has FIP and she doesn't have much longer with us. I am heartbroken and just trying to allow Janis to live the best life possible while she's still with us. I'm still hoping she gets better, but I am also trying to come to terms with the fact that I may not have my baby for much longer. This is so difficult. :'(
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Catzzzmeow

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Oh sweet baby...there is nothing stronger than Lair Prayers, so you came to the right place for positive vibes. What an adorable picture of your sweet baby. Just know that they live in the moment and she knows nothing but your love and comfort. Know we are here for you.


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Xandria

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I am so very sorry to hear of Janis (who is an absolute cutie pie)'s issues. Sending you lots of positive and healing vibes for both you and her. hugs.
 

Hairless Blessing

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I'm so sad to hear this. I sure don't like reading post like this.
My heart hurts for you.
I will pray for your baby, will pray for you also. Please keep
us updated.
 

Toa and Ross

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It breaks my heart reading this news about Janis. I'm so very sorry to hear Janis has FIP. Sending my love and positive vibes to Janis and you. You're giving her the most precious thing in the world: your love. Just like she gives to you. Take Care.
 

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Sending all the lair prayers and head smooches to sweetie Janis- thank you for sharing her adorable picture - we know she in the best of love and care with you - sending you a great big ((hug))) I wish could bring some comfort -
we are here for you ...
 

ninnifer

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What a precious, precious baby girl.... And what a lucky darling she is to have a loving mommy like you. I am especially feeling your grief, right now. These are such magnificent creatures, and capture our hearts like no other. Gandhi and I are holding you both in our hearts. We GET this kind of love.
 
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