Once we found out, we started her on medication to help keep it under control and keep her healthy. The unfortunate side is that the medication can become less effective over time. This was the case with our little girl. We had her as long as possible with her healthy but had to let her go on January 3rd this year as the medication was no longer working. It was really difficult for me to let her go. I got her shortly before I finished high school when she was first born and had her as my little girl for almost 7 years. Nathan and I will really miss her craziness. I will likely be posting some favorite memories of her on this site eventually.
Photos of Honeybear are here: http://twonerdsandakitty.com/photos/honeybear/