clark my senior cat most likely has a brain tumor

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    his first seizure was 5/22....it was mild and small and i denied it was a seizure...just a bit of bad meat or such...
    6/6 my fears were confirmed when he had a full blown seizure....vetted him yesterday....all systems are normal....all tests show a healthy cat....he is between 15 and 17...good weight eating well....i knew the vet was trying hard to break it to me ....i told him i had googled and i knew it was most likely a brain problem....he agreed...we discussed options and he agreed there arent many...said we could image but then ask if i would have him operated on....i declined...he agreed with that...so we are just going to chart the seizures and see what happens...everything i read says it will be a quick and hard few months....if it is a brain tumor....the seizure will become more frequent and longer...the fates are most unkind....wish us luck and mostly hope that i have the courage to do what needs to be done when the time comes....he has been too good a companion to me....to ever let him suffer...

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    I'm so sorry about Clark. You will find the courage to get through this and to do whatever you think is best for him.
     
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    Beautiful little buddy you have there.

    I waited too long with my little Jack Russell, Mel. Massive cluster seizures were controlled with potassium bromide, phenobarbital and valium. I made the decision to put the "little zombie" down at age 6.

    I hope you find the balance needed for little Clark. My best wishes to you.
     
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    clark has had a great life....and always will...thanks yall
     
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    Aww.
     
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    Animals are often easier to love than people. It is a shame they don't live longer.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Bones. .... :(
     
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    Sorry to hear about your kitty. The only downside to having a pet is that we will usually always outlive them.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Bones.

    We lost a cat last year to a brain tumor.
     
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