May 30, 2017
I thought it best to let you know that both Esme and Mitalee are presently not doing well.
First Esme was diagnosed with a tumor on her lung. She has been dropping weight which is not good when you are four pounds to begin with. She is presently off wet food but will eat a bit of dry food daily. She is still sleeping with me every night and I am thankful for her every day that is left me.
Recently Mitalee was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in her stomach. She is declining more rapidly than Esme has been. We have brought her in to our vet's for sub q fluids and she is on a pain management medicine. We are also feeding her a wet food that stimulates her appetite as she is completely off wet and dry food.
Both Mitalee and Esme still purr when I am near them. We are keeping them comfortable and pain free at this point. Our vet is of course very much implicated in the course of action we are choosing for each of them. Please keep Esme and Mitalee in your thoughts. We are utterly heartbroken but are attempting to keep brave and positive for their sake.
Sophie and the critters in the cottage xo