Very sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is. Sounds a lot like the old guy I was talking about in my post earlier. He wasn't that bad for the first 24 hrs just mildly but never went back to normal really that's why we took him.
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I'm so sorry for your loss. He did live a long time but it just makes it that much harder when you've had them in your life for so long. My guy is 27 and is doing fine now, but I worry over every little thing. At least he didn't suffer for long.
On a side note: I have seen this happen with an older horse and makes me wonder if its just their time and the GI tract is the first thing to shut down.
He had a nice happy life. I am sorry for your loss.
This. We had an old App gelding...verifiabley 39 years old. Not a sick day in his whole life and this is what happened to him. I guess stuff just wears out. Sorry for your loss. At least you were there to help him over the bridge.
I am sorry for your loss. I lost a mare in similar circumstances a few years ago. She was 31. The vet said 3 loops of her intestine were strangulated, either by slipping through a tear in the mesentery or a lipoma.
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