Chuck's visit to the veterinarian on Saturday, March 18 didn't go as well as we'd hoped. Although his blood pressure and the stuff that she measured in his actual blood was okay, the vet said that his radiograph still shows a shadow on his lung. Could still be fluid, so she gave us Spironolactone in addition to the Lasix. Or, it could be something else. We go back on Saturday, April 8 to see what we can see.
Since I was away last week, The Hubby was in charge and he scooped the litter boxes and doled out food to all cats. However, the spot where they drew blood from Chuck on his tail turned red and raw.
|Blurry, but you can see the little nekkid spot on his tail|
|The last time they shaved his tail, we called him "Chucky Two-Butts"!|
There are no photos of the ensuing chaos; just suffice it to say that Chuck had a very poor opinion of our bedside manners, and in the end The Hubby held the cat while I wrapped the tail after a bit more shaving. The results weren't half-bad.
|Chucky was more upset with the doctoring, than the bandage|
|I received the Back Of Disdain for only a moment|
|Chuck didn't seem to care much about it, after the dust had settled|
I will note that Chuck has put on some weight, so perhaps the Spironolactone is helping. Or he likes The Hubby's feeding methods. All of our collective fingers and toes are crossed, that it's only fluid that is now gone, and he will be as right as rain for a long, long while, just like his long tailio...tail of woe!
P.S. You want to see another long tailio, go visit Elliott at William of Mass Destruction!
P.S.S. I promise to visit all of your blogs and comment, just as soon as I catch my breath! Had a lovely vacation, which included lots of cat things, family things, and self-pampering things! I'll post on all this week.