Posts Tagged ‘emergency’

post surgical

We picked up Tommy the evening of the 17th. He immediately started fluffing whatever he could get his outstretched paws into, inside the carrier, as soon as he heard us surround him during discharge. The total for his PU surgery was $2400. He peed yesterday afternoon at home. He pooped in the middle of the […]

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Long week of medical emergencies

Tommy Gargoyle had a urethral obstruction on Sunday. I caught it early and the ER catheterized him, said he was stable, and sent him home the next night. I stayed up with him most of the night and we slept together on the dining room floor on some guinea pig laundry. He was playful, energetic, […]

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My Lila dog

I had a dog named Lila that lived with me for a few years. Tommy grew up with her. She wasn’t a loud dog. She never really barked, but occasionally she would growl when someone got too close with something she liked. Tommy learned to growl too. Since she moved away, Tommy doesn’t growl anymore. […]

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Chocolate

Sunday night was another interesting one for the household. There was a half eaten chocolate waffle on the kitchen floor. To induce vomiting you use a 3% hydrogen peroxide solution administered via syringe, the dosage being 5mL(1 tsp) for every 5 lbs of body weight for your cat. Do not exceed 15mL(1 TBS) per dose […]

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Escape

A week and a half ago, Tommy Gargoyle went on an adventure outside. It had been snowing and was pretty much freezing, and my bub slipped out past three people on the front stoop while I was having words with the FedEx man over a package that wasn’t delivered. We noticed the 9 lb tortie […]

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Emergency – Tommy Gargoyle

I’d noticed my cat straining in the litter box around 11am Tuesday morning. I thought he was constipated so I broke out the canned food and olive oil. He kept going into the litter box trying so hard and so often that he’d actually laid outside of the box napping there between bouts. I made […]

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