Just heard from the vet. Little cat is out of surgery and recovering comfortably (they said it took a fair amount of anaesthesia to put her under—not surprising considering how frightened she was).
Turns out she wasn’t pregnant. Her little bulging belly and swaybacked walk really had us fooled. She did have roundworms. She tested negative for Feline HIV and leukemia. She was also in heat.
I’ll be picking her up around four-thirty this afternoon. I don’t know how glad she’ll be to see me, but I’m sure she’ll be glad to get back to the house where things are familiar. Have to remember to talk to the vet about her mantel perch, and whether jumping up there is going to cause her problems.
Yay! I didn’t kill her kittens!