poor sweet lulu, who my parents took in from the streets less than a month ago, passed away yesterday. last tuesday she was spayed and seemed to be doing fine. a few days later, my mom noticed her breathing was pretty odd and all she did was sleep in the same spot all day. yeserday, my mom took her to the vet where they found puss in her chest, something the vet had never seen before. they thought it was treatable and so my mom left her there. a few hours later, as they were prepping her for procedure and about to put tubes in for draining, she passed.
my mom (ok, and dad too, even though he won't admit it to many people) is pretty upset about it; she loved that cat she second she took her in.
at least her last month was spent well-loved and inside a warm home instead of out in the streets. :(