[ Home | All Archives ]

      Monday, January 07, 2019


otherstuff
11:52 AM - 01/07/2019

The topic: And Kaiser called this morning

----------------------------------------------

I'm officially on a list for surgery. No date yet, but she asked what kind of notice would I need.  One day, two days, a week?  I said "how about today?" 

She asked me some health questions. Are you on blood thinners? She rattled off a list of medications. Nope. Are you diabetic? Nope. Do you smoke? Nope.

So, when an opening  becomes available, we'll be ready. 

Walking without pain. I wonder what that will be like.

surgery   


| | Permalink

catstuff
11:39 AM - 01/07/2019

The topic: Lactated ringers

----------------------------------------------

Otherwise known as subQ fluids. Just amazing how they'll bring a dehydrated cat around.

Sagwa has been a little off for a few weeks. Not really sure why. I hadn't been giving him his thyroid meds like I should have, but they seemed to bother him. But last month, I started him on the as he should have been on all along. I know they take a while to actually do some good, so I kept at it.

But then he started not eating very much and it was almost opposite of how he was supposed to be on the pills. The past couple of weeks, I gave him fluids on three occasions. Only 60cc at a time, but by the next day, he was like a new cat.  So, I'm thinking he's having kidney problems.

Which means he needs to get to the vet for blood work.

He loves the cooked chicken, hasn't gotten tired of that yet. As long as he'll eat it, I'll cook it. The problem is the vultures that come like zombies when they smell fresh food. So, I have to sit with Sagwa while he eats. But as long as he's eating, I'll sit with him. He likes Fancy Feast's chicken pate, but not like he likes chicken breast.

I have stuff I want to do, but I need my table to do it and he won't leave. I can move him, but he just comes back up here, sitting as close to my keyboard as possible.

If it was warmer, I'd open up the house and I know he'd go outside and lay in the sun. But the doors and windows I'd open are in the shade and it's barely fifty degrees. So, I'll give him more food (he's eating Fancy Feast right now) and hope that a really, super full belly will make him sleepy and he'll go snooze on the sofa.

And I can finish what I need to start.

sagwa    catstuff   


| | Permalink
All Archives


lisaviolet is sixty something, married with no kids, takes care of lots of cats, likes taking photographs, loves Southern California weather and spends altogether too much time avoiding her responsibilities.

In her spare time, she makes pretty things to sell in her store.

January 2019
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    




website design by





©lisaviolet 1996-2018
Photographic images are the property of the photographer,and may not be copied, printed, or otherwise reproduced on any other site or used in any other publishing medium without the written permission of each individual photographer and kennel/cattery owner. Cathouse privacy policy.