>> Stay informed about: He's gonna go deaf... :o(
> Hi all. `Haven't posted in a long time, but `have been lurking, so I
> figured writing about Felix in here was the best place. My poor guy is
> going to go deaf. He has had troubles w/some tumors (benign) growing in
> his left ear. This summer, he had $1,500.00 worth of surgery to remove
> said tumors. The other day, I noticed the same ear was leaking again.
> So yesterday, he went to see TED. Come to find out, his right ear has
> them now too. TED said that they will grow slowly, and eventually will
> block the canal; thus, Felix will lose his hearing. It'll happen first
> in the left. TED said it could be five or so years before Felix will
> lose all hearing, as it will diminish slowly.
> Felix is an indoor kitty, so he'll always be safe. I am treating the
> ears w/steroid drops from TED. Purrs and prayers that the hearing loss
> is not for quite sometime yet.
> Thanks to all,
Lots and lots of purrs for Felix and hugs for you,
Polonca and Soncek