Thursday, September 29, 2011

Hello Furrends Iz back an sitting in mai catio typing an resting ware Iz can keep an eye on they birdies.  Itz nawt az hawt owt az it wuz bafore an Herz iz letting me spend almost az much time az I want sitting here.

 Iz jumped up to teh top of mai tree fur a little napz. It felt good to be back on top of things.

 Herz told a pritty good joke (fur a human) so Iz smiling.

 Iz nice an sleepy why won't Herz take that flashy box an get owt?

Herz wanted a reer vyew of mai floofs an I must admit they iz floofalishush.

 Duzn't furget mah tayl itz praktiklee teh best pawrt.

OMC! Iz nekkid under mai furz!  Srsly Iz haz lots of werk to do growing owt mai furz bafore it gets cold, I better git bizy. But first Iz taking a little napz cuz I haz to keep werking on teh rekooperayshunz.

[Herz here: Pandora is so much better today it's a huge relief. She is alert and interested in things and eating well.  The first two times we did the steaming and percussion (tapping her chest to loosen phlegm) she was ok with it, the third time I got two paws and Panda doesn't give second chances so I stopped. I'll try again tomorrow - wish me luck.]

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Pandy's Herz here again with an update on my girl. 

Pandora is home and doing much better today.  Here she is telling me it's time to take off the bandage from where her iv was.

(edited by Pandy: Iz will be gettin revenjiz fur dis)

Yesterday Pandy started to have more respiratory distress late in the day, so she ended up spending the night at the hospital. They put her in an oxygen cage and also gave her a nebulizer treatment and did more x-rays.  She was already looking better when I left her last night. She was discharged this morning with a diagnosis of asthma with pneumonia.  We still don't have the Valley Fever results but think that's less likely now.

Pandy is happy to be home. I will continue her antibiotics and she'll have to sit in a steamy bathroom several times a day for the next few days. I'll be keeping a close eye on my girl!

I want to thank you all again for your support and love. It means a lot and I know it helped Pandy feel better.

Guest Post: Update on Miss Pan

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Hi everyone. I have been given permission by Pandora to write a blog update on her health.  This weekend Pandora started to have repeated episodes of breathing difficulty.  All of my cats have had an episode here and there but this was happening too frequently.  She was still acting normal except for these episodes and I couldn't tell she wasn't feeling well.  I continued to watch on Monday but by  mid-day I called the vet. 

On Tuesday Pandora was seen. They did an x-ray of her chest and they drew blood.  The vet showed me Pan's x-ray and her poor little lungs don't look good. Her blood results done in office don't look especially like an asthmatic kitty. The vet thinks Pandy either has bacterial pneumonia or Valley Fever.  Pandy's blood was sent for testing on that, and the vet hopes to have the results by Saturday.

Meanwhile my beautiful girl had an injection of steroid and I am giving her liquid antibiotics.  If this turns out to be bacterial pneumonia then Pan should start to feel better today or tomorrow.  If it is Valley Fever then Pandora will need to be on treatment for a year.  The best case is bacterial pneumonia, in which case I will continue the antibiotic for 10 days.

Last night I woke up around 3am to Panda having a breathing episode.  That was the only time I woke but I'm not sure she didn't have other episodes that I missed.  Other than her breathing Pandora is acting fine. I can tell she doesn't feel well but like most cats she hides it well.  

I can't tell you how much all of her anipal's love and support is helping Pandy stay strong. It means a lot to her and to me. Thank you so much!

Pandy's Herz

Meow Like a Pirate Day

Monday, September 19, 2011

Ahoy me mayteaz an shiver me timburrz! Itz meow like a pirate day they duz be meowin so joyne me in a mug o grog an a jig or tew.  We'll danse to teh pipes an cownt owr dublewnz. Nip fer all who meow likes a pirate!

My pirate name is:

Bloody Mary Rackham    

Every pirate lives for something different. For some, it's the open sea. For others (the masochists), it's the food. For you, it's definitely the fighting. You have the good fortune of having a good name, since Rackham (pronounced RACKem, not rack-ham) is one of the coolest sounding surnames for a pirate.    Arr!
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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

M.E.O.W.S. Mousers Enforcing Owr Werld's Safety

Kitties! Iz just finlee saw da moovie Cats & Dogs: The Revenj of Kitteh Galore. I fownd owt abowt this leeg of kittehz protektine hoomanitee. Sinss Iz offishally a mouser (baby mousies cownt rite?)  Iz desided to joyn M.E.O.W.S. an add teh power of mai clawz to teh collektiv. Yew iz welcome hoomanitee.

I iz stelthee

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