Hi Michele, Thanks for your comment and for being active in …

Comment on How long will I feel like this? by TheRalphSite.

Hi Michele,

Thanks for your comment and for being active in supporting others on the Facebook page. I know many people really appreciate the support they get there.

Please don’t feel guilty about Susie and not realising she was unwell. I am a specialist in veterinary Emergency and Critical Care so a disease like Addison’s is one that I am very familiar with. We refer to it as the ‘great pretender’ because it can present in so many forms and often the signs are very vague or totally absent until a crisis occurs. There are many people who do not realise their pet has it until a crisis occurs. The signs that you describe I would say are pretty exceptional for this disease so Susie was it seems just very very unlucky but I don’t think you should blame yourself.

Take care,
Shailen

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