Some, but not many animals die peacefully in their sleep and the owners are spared from having to make the hard decision to
Sometimes, however painful it may be, the most compassionate
Over all these years of rescuing and caring for stray cats, I’ve been respecting their right to die in a manner of their own choosing. Some of them were refusing
The decision to euthanize a pet is usually reached only as a last resort, when every possible option has already been tried, exhausted and failed. Are we supposed to wait until a cat is unable to function normally,
Marponi was an adult tom when I first met him. After some time he disappeared and was found again two years later, terribly skinny and very sick, unable to stand on his feet and badly
Nada was picked up as
Dodjos was an adult tom when our paths crossed. Although the other cats didn’t accept him at first, he was persistent and managed to stay with us. Not until we all moved to the shelter was he diagnosed with a very severe FUS. The vets attempted to perform
The most important consideration for a responsible cat owner must be the well-being of their cat. We are now able to prolong their lives more than ever before, thanks to many advances in veterinary medicine.