Saturday, April 30, 2011
"I haven't been rushing in to play with mom in the bathroom for the last two days. Mom thought it was because she has gotten up so late. After all, I was eating & drinking okay. But today I was very lethargic and mom went to pick me up to see what was wrong. My third eyelids were showing about 1/2". But what really freaked her out for some reason was that I felt too hot! Then the mean ole' mommy put me in a towel and shoved something up my... my... oh kitties it's just too awful to talk about!! She said my temperature was 105.8 and call up our vet. Dr. Alexander called her back. They talked for awhile and mommy said she had a funny feeling. So she & Jennifer bundled me into my harness and off we went to the vet. Fortunately I like car rides. The mean ole' vet took some bloods because they were worried about feline leukemia or aids. But I'm a wonderful cat and my test was negative. ::sticks out tongue:: Told you mommy!! Mean ole' vet gave me two shots!! One was a strong antibiotic and the other was to help bring my fever down. I got two treats afterward and Dr. Alexander said that it was a good sign that I wanted them. He gave mom some antibiotic pills to give me (seven pills) ack! ack! and two syringes (ick! ick) of stuff for my fever. I have to go back on Monday to see how my fever is and how I'm feeling. Dr. Alexander said that it was a Good Thing that mom brought me in because otherwise I might not have made it. Mom said she had a gut feeling I needed to be seen and that she'll find the green papers somewhere. (they charge $70 plus the usual $65 office visit for emergency visits) Fortunately Dr. Alexander didn't think I needed to stay at the office but could stay at home. He said I didn't have to be isolated from Da Boys but mom said she'd do it anyway so that she could keep an eye on what I'm eating & drinking & doing in the kitty litter. Dr. Alexander thinks my mommy is smart. I could have told him that!! After all, she is my mommy!! He also said that other than my fever I looked very very healthy. Go me!! I will let you know how I am feeling tomorrow and what Dr. Alexander says on Monday. I will see him at 0830."
"This is me, being sick."