Kightly, the smoke grey bundle of fur found in a cardboard box on Cannock Chase seven years ago, has died, finally surrendering to a condition dubbed by medics as "flabby heart" - a strangely innocuous title for an affliction that necessitated 12 trips to the vet, four stays in an oxygen tent and around PS3,000 of our cash.
After the penultimate episode, which cost PS400 and involved a grilled chicken dinner for the moggie that would've been cheaper at Marco Pierre White's restaurant, I, too, was diagnosed with "flabby heart", hypertension and had to be restrained from strangling the animal.
QA LEAKING valve is giving me a flabby heart. What advice do you have?
A I'M not sure what your doctor means by a flabby heart but has he discussed valve replacement surgery?
And that, in layman's terms, is what threatened Kelly's life: a big, flabby heart
that would not contract normally.
HAFTER spending close to PS3,000 on our beloved cat's acute coronary problem - the vet calls it "flabby heart
syndrome" - we were promised, sorry, warned, the pampered puss would be sharpening her claws on the Pearly Gates in 12 months max.
One, who described the condition as a 'flabby heart
', confided before again bunging the gasping puss into an oxygen tent: "It can be caused by the lack of a certain vitamin - a vitamin routinely found in cat food.
Please, please, please assure us there will be no repeat performance of a flabby Hearts
fan flashing her tattooed belly to the camera.