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Is it wrong to let a pet depart life at home?

SoSo, our 12 yr old feline has Squamous Cell Carcinoma. It has given her a death sentence of 1-3 mos. She is on medications and comfortable. We opted out of the radical jaw removal and radiation/chemo, because it will not lengthen life and the cancer cells just rapidly grow right back. She is with her three brothers and feeds thru a tube, purrs when fed and enjoys being brushed. Why should we take her away from what little enjoyment she has just for convience sake? We're okay with the time it takes with her, we love her. I wouldn't kill my child.

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    Dorothy Adams (Alison D Adams) 3 years ago

    Thanks, it's good to see someone else understands. I'm a retired Pharmacy Technician and still involved in the medical field. She purred really loud when I found her purple spider, her FAVORITE toy in the ENTIRE world! LOL