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Jack's-Jane
08-09-2007, 11:06 AM
Ned, my Rex in CHF took a turn for the worse this morning :cry:
He collapsed and was mouth breathing. This was before he had has his morning injection of diuretic and his heart pill. I could not give him the heart pill as he would aspirate it so I gave him the highest possible dose of his diuretic injection and then put him onto oxygen (portable cylinder borrowed from a neighbour who's late hubby had emphysema)
After 20 or so mins Ned did a massive wee and had stopped mouth breathing.

I fear Ned's time may be running out now, he has not had one of these episodes for several months. It seems his daily meds are not helping as well as they were

:cry:

Janex

~Splottifer~
08-09-2007, 11:09 AM
Poor Ned :(

I'm not familiar with his story but I'm sure that he's getting the very best care from you as you seem very knowlegable about bunnies and their care.

I hope he's feeling better now **vibes** xXx

Vikki*and*the*buns
08-09-2007, 11:15 AM
Poor Ned:( ,

<<<<Sending vibes>>>>

He's getting the best care in the world from you, Jane. You are a fantastic bunny mummy:)

vikki:wave:

Indiechic
08-09-2007, 11:20 AM
oh no, poor ned. sending vibes.

im sure your doing the best by him jane x

Azraelm
08-09-2007, 11:22 AM
Poor Ned :cry: Hope he'll be ok xx

MarleyMoo
08-09-2007, 11:46 AM
Aww, poor Ned. Lots of vibe coming his way. He couldn't be in better hands though.

Vic x

Becca
08-09-2007, 11:49 AM
Hope Ned is alright.
Sending lots of vibes.

cannonwoman
08-09-2007, 12:05 PM
Oh Jane! Poor Ned:(

Glad he`s picked up now & like others i know he is in the best possible hands.

Su.x

catswhiskas
08-09-2007, 01:51 PM
Sending vibes for Ned Jane xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

bunbuns
08-09-2007, 01:54 PM
Poor Ned.

Sending him as many vibes as i can muster xxx

Bunnytod
08-09-2007, 02:01 PM
sending vibes to you ned

bunny_burrows
08-09-2007, 02:13 PM
Oh Jane, I'm so sorry.:cry: I know exactly what you are going through, sending a hundred million vibes to Ned and hugs to you Jane.:cry: Xx

drboo
08-09-2007, 02:16 PM
Sending loads of vibes to both you and Ned xxx

carasblanco
08-09-2007, 02:35 PM
Oh no, I'm so sorry about Ned :cry: Sending lots of vibes your way x

Fairy13
08-09-2007, 02:49 PM
Sending vibes to you and Ned x x x

Jack's-Jane
08-09-2007, 02:54 PM
Thank you everyone:)
We seem to have managed to shift the fluid off Neds lungs with a higher dose of diuretic and he is a lot more comfy now.
His heart sounds are getting much weaker though :cry: and there are many more abnormal beats :cry:
As long as Ned remains comfortable I will continue to treat him with the Meds prescribed by Christobel. I know he does not have much longer with us and I wont allow him to suffer.

Janex

unalakey
08-09-2007, 03:06 PM
Aww! I love Ned:love: Poor boy hope he feels better soon xxxx

Jack's-Jane
08-09-2007, 08:58 PM
Poor Ned is struggling again. He has had another shot of diuretic and has been back on Oxygen.
He is now more comfortable but I fear 'a decision' may be needed in the next day or so

:cry: :cry:

Janex

loopylop
08-09-2007, 08:59 PM
Poor Ned :( :(

Fairy13
08-09-2007, 09:00 PM
Oh Jane I'm so sorry. Poor Ned.
Sending vibes that he stays as well as possible and comfortable x x x

JellyBelly
08-09-2007, 09:01 PM
Poor Ned. Maybe it's just his time to go.
Thinking of you x

March Hare
08-09-2007, 09:36 PM
Awww, poor Ned.....he has been SUCH a fighter.:cry: :cry: I hope he can remain comfortable so that you don't find yourself in that terrible position of making the decision.:cry: ::HUGE hugs:: and nose rubs for Ned XXXXX:cry:

buttons&thumper
08-09-2007, 10:03 PM
Poor Ned. I know you will do what is right and best for him Jane, no matter how much it hurts. I just hope you can enjoy what time you have with him now. Sending hugs to you, and vibes to Ned, x Jess

Rosie Rabbit
08-09-2007, 10:09 PM
Poor Ned, I hope he remains comfortable :(

He's in the best possible hands. Thinking of you xx

Snowy
09-09-2007, 07:18 AM
How's Ned this morning Jane?

Jack's-Jane
09-09-2007, 07:47 AM
How's Ned this morning Jane?

He is much more stable today :)
Christobel says that at the endstage of his heart disease he may need diuretics every 6 hours and this certainly appears to be the case now.
Obviously Ned is consequently now at risk of dehydration and renal failure so I am monitoring him closely. I wont push him on if he stops eating or becomes at all depressed. At the moment he appears very calm and content and is eating well. The weight is falling off him though :cry:

I think for Ned we are now talking in terms of 'remaining days'

:cry:

Janex

chloaster
09-09-2007, 08:08 AM
Thinking of you and Ned.x

missshell
09-09-2007, 08:40 AM
Poor Ned. At least hes in great hands. x

Leanne
09-09-2007, 08:51 AM
Vibes for little Ned ~*~*~

Angie65
09-09-2007, 08:54 AM
sending vibes

bunny_burrows
09-09-2007, 09:43 AM
I'm so sorry Jane,:cry: keeping you and Ned in my thoughts. Xx

Vikki*and*the*buns
09-09-2007, 12:44 PM
Oh jane, thats so sad, At least he's getting the best care.

Hugs to you and ned.

vikki

bunny babe
09-09-2007, 01:15 PM
I am so sorry to hear about Ned, he is in the best possible hands with you. Thinking of you both.

Jack's-Jane
09-09-2007, 01:37 PM
Thank you all for your support :)
Ned is having a better day today which is good to see.

Janex

Angie65
09-09-2007, 01:39 PM
That's great news:D

purplebumble
09-09-2007, 02:01 PM
:( we went through this with our beloved cat snuggles 4 years ago..its a horrible condition to have and so hard to treat and watch but like snuggles a fighter and a hapy one isnt one to put down asap.

Liek you said youl know..and i know you will and i know how distressing it is...

loads of hugs for you jane..and many nosey rubs for the poor chap.dear ned.hes put up a brave fight with this and he couldnt have done it without you.

im glad hes feeling a little better today..keep fingers crossed for you both.xxx

catswhiskas
09-09-2007, 03:28 PM
Sending vibes Jane... I don't know how you keep going through it and staying so strong. xxxxx

bunbuns
09-09-2007, 07:41 PM
I really hope Ned continues to have lots more better and better days.