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Worries again...

I didn't want to mention it here, because I wanted to keep it a place full of positivity for me for at least a while, but sometimes, well sometimes it's hard not to talk about certain things.
Janosch is very ill again, very ill...and I'm afraid he won't be here with us for much longer. It's so strange...old Lucy with her huge tumour next to her eye (which often bleeds, because she of course loves to scratch it and I don't want to put a collar on the old lady) is hanging on and hanging on...we never expected that and now Jan seems to give up. He has severe pancreas and liver problems...probably cancer (I don't want him to undergo more diagnostics). So one year after Mairi another one (or two...with Lucy you never know) will leave us...soon I'll be left with two cats, who don't like each other :(. Ok, Jan had his health crises in the past, but this one is different...much more severe. It breaks my heart to see my old boy suffer...if he doesn't start to eat again by Monday then it's time to let him pass away. I won't let him suffer for too long. I had my share of a pet suffering a slow death last week...there was a woman who isn't able to say goodbye to her dog. The dog is 16 years old and has a deformed spine...it looks like a naked embryo...just laying on his side (with pressure ulcera) ...she feeds it and that's it...the dog can't move anymore. It's just kept alive by its instinct to eat (or probably the woman forces the food into the dog). But the women insists on keeping the dog, even though the official vet ordered her to let it be put to sleep. So horrible to watch that dog suffer and it IS suffering, because this isn't a dog's life anymore.

What a horrible week...



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Mar. 7th, 2014 07:20 pm (UTC)
*hugs* I'm sad to hear about Janosch. :(

And how horrible about the dog. Isn't there anything the animal protection law or organization could do about it?
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:28 pm (UTC)
The official vet (who is something like the animal protection law in town) told her to let the dog go...she went to 5 different vets and then when she got the order to let the dog go she came to us. My boss called the official vet and told her, that the woman isn't able to loose the dog yet...but he'll try to persuade her. The woman lost her husband last year and of course isn't in a state to loose her beloved dog now...still I think it's kind of sick to keep the poor dog alive...sigh...
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:25 pm (UTC)
Oh no, such sad news about Janosch :( *big hugs*

And wow, I knów how hard it can be to make the decision that it is time.. but to keep a dog in such suffering just cause you can't say goodbye .. breaks my heart. Isn't there anything one can do, to have her court ordered or such?? This is .. animal abuse :( So sorry you have to deal with such cases as well, must be very difficult to keep things professional and not grab that lady by her collar and shake her like crazy!
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:30 pm (UTC)
yes, it is animal abuse...my boss talked to the official vet and told her, that the woman still needs some time,but he will try to persuade her. The woman already lost her husband last year...but for sane people that's no excuse to let a pet suffer...still, she just doesn'T see it...sigh
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:33 pm (UTC)
Ach mann... der arme Kerl. Aber wenn´s nicht mehr geht dann geht´s eben auch nicht mehr...

Vielleicht werden Ylvi und Maya sich ja auch nochmal zusammenraufen wenn´s sonst keine Gesellschaft mehr gibt.
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:36 pm (UTC)
Ich werde ja dann versuchen wieder an Gesellschaft zu arbeiten...so schwer das auch wird, aber ich lebe ja noch hoffentlich 30 Jahre...da darf dann gerne noch ein Katerchen einziehen...egal was die Landlords sagen.
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:47 pm (UTC)
Super, und nachdem ich Micha das Kaninchen gesehen habe, weiss ich auch schon wie mein Kater heissen soll...El Cattivo.
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:41 pm (UTC)
i am really sorry...
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:22 pm (UTC)
...puh after so many years it's really hard to let go...and one could think I'm used to it. Well, I AM, but still...
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:43 pm (UTC)
Oh damn, I am so sorry... *HUGS*

God Heavens, that dogowner disgusts me. How can anyone claim to love an animal and let it suffer like that?!
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:36 pm (UTC)
The woman has mental problems, but still that's no reason to let the poor dog suffer...me don't understands :(.
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:49 pm (UTC)
Tut mir leid :/

Bei solchen Themen fehlen mir immer die Worte. Wenn Tiere leiden müssen oder es ihnen schlecht geht...das find ich immer ganz schrecklich :(
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:00 pm (UTC)
Ich finde schlimme Krankheit,Tod und Tierquälerei sind auch solche fiesen Themen...da können einem nur die Worte fehlen. Ich wünschte auch manchmal, ich wäre so gewandt mit Worten, dass ich andere damit trösten könnte...
Mar. 7th, 2014 07:59 pm (UTC)
I am so sorry to hear that! I hope he will recover!!
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:50 pm (UTC)
I would love to hope so too...but I don't know if there is any hope at the moment
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:32 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry. :( I hope he rallies so that you don't have to say goodbye quite yet.

Oh, that poor dog! :( That breaks my heart.
Mar. 8th, 2014 02:27 pm (UTC)
the story of the poor dog is haunting me :(
Mar. 7th, 2014 08:40 pm (UTC)
*hugs* I'm so sorry. :-(
Mar. 8th, 2014 04:41 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
Mar. 7th, 2014 09:45 pm (UTC)
aaww sweetie :( I'm so so sorry about this *hugs tightly*
Mar. 8th, 2014 06:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
Mar. 7th, 2014 10:50 pm (UTC)
Oh no ... I'm sorry to hear he got worse. Poor Janosch ... *big hugs*
Mar. 9th, 2014 10:21 am (UTC)
he seems to be a tiny bit better today, but sometimes it's just the last
rise before the end---
Mar. 7th, 2014 10:51 pm (UTC)
My dear friend words cannot express the sadness I feel for you. Sending you many, many hugs and strength.
Mar. 9th, 2014 11:56 am (UTC)
thank you <3!
Mar. 7th, 2014 11:13 pm (UTC)
Poor Janosch :(
Sending him love.

And I feel sad for the woman and her dog. They are obviously very attached to each other.
Mar. 9th, 2014 03:31 pm (UTC)
Thank you <3
Mar. 7th, 2014 11:24 pm (UTC)
This is really sad, I hope that he will be ok and have a good few more years in him. I know what it's like to worry about your beloved babies as you know atm. :( *hugs*
Mar. 9th, 2014 05:42 pm (UTC)
he's a tiny bit better today, but I'm afraid his health won't really improve...sigh...
Mar. 8th, 2014 04:22 am (UTC)
Poor Janosch!

They never live long enough. No matter how many pets we have, never long enough with each of them no matter how old they are!
Mar. 10th, 2014 10:16 am (UTC)
He's a bit better by now...but who knows for how long?
Mar. 8th, 2014 07:55 am (UTC)
It never never ever gets easier.

If that woman ever gets back to her senses after all is over, she must be so ashamed. Which, sadly, will be only a fraction of what her dog is suffering now.
Mar. 10th, 2014 10:46 am (UTC)
So true!

He's a bit better today...but for how long?? Ok, he's acat after all...you'll never know with cats.
Mar. 8th, 2014 02:13 pm (UTC)
Oh no, I'm so sorry to hear this :(
Mar. 8th, 2014 05:36 pm (UTC)
Thank you
Mar. 9th, 2014 02:51 pm (UTC)
Jul. 3rd, 2014 01:25 pm (UTC)

I'm so, so sorry. Kitties are so precious. What hard decisions. It's very noble that you're thinking of your cat's best interests first. ♥
Jul. 4th, 2014 11:50 am (UTC)
Thank you <3
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