Life in the Slow Lane

Life in the Slow Lane

Friday, January 25, 2008

Crush Your Cat's Head Friday-Poor Sick Muffin


Laying down funny and favouring her tummy. I wish there was a kitty equivalent to ginger ale.

Poor Yoshi is not feeling well. She stopped eating last night after her 6 pm wet food dinner and barfed a couple times today. She rallied a bit and ate a little wet food for dinner tonight and then promptly yacked it up again. Poor little pooper. But she just ate a little more food a few minutes ago and it seems to be staying down. I hate it when she is sick because she is normally such a healthy cat. Also because she never manages to hurl on the linoleum parts of the apartment. Only on the beige carpet part and exactly where I walk most.

I took her to the vet on Monday for just a check-up. I do that every couple of years to confirm that she is healthy and happy. Since she is going to be 10 years old this March they suggested a geriatric blood panel to look at her function levels. I got a call that I have to bring her in again for a re-check as her kidney functions were a little off. Could be very early kidney issues or just stress. Considering how she tried to climb down the back of my sweater during the exam I am thinking it is probably the stress. However, I think she might have picked up a stomach virus while at the vet. So many germs there. They also shaved half the fur off her neck and chest to take the blood sample so there will be no more costumed photo-shoots for a few weeks until that grows back. It didn't occur to me to mention she is a world famous calendar model.

So poor, poor Yoshi. And poor me as the sole clean-up crew. And poor carpet too.

14 comments:

kalki said...

Feel better, Yoshi. Your adoring fans need you.

Sharkey said...

Poor Yoshi--feel better soon! Maggie is insanely jealous of your fame.

Calamity Jen said...

I hope Yoshi is back to her old self very soon. Give her a scratch behind the ears for me, will you? Thanks.

here today, gone tomorrow said...

Poor Yoshi and poor you! It's very stressful when the furburgers get sick.

Anonymous said...

hope she feels better soon.

good thing to have geriatric bloodwork done...finding changes early is usually a good thing

tu

SassyFemme said...

My three kitties send get well wishes to Yoshi.

HAR said...

Is she any better? Sunday.

Amber said...

Awww! Poor thing! She'd better get back in front of the camera soon - How else will I get a cat fix?

lawyerchik said...

Poor Yoshi! I hope she feels better soon.... (Maybe it was the onyons? Or not.)

east village idiot said...

Two nights ago I placed my bare foot squarely into a pile of my dog's vomit. I too have a beige carpet in the living room - and with the lights off anything can happen.

I feel your pain.

Squirl said...

I hope Yoshi is feeling better now.

I just noticed your Twitter, I hope all is well for you, too!

alan said...

Hope poor kitty is feeling better by now!

Angel is 12 now, and all she has to do is sneeze and I worry...

alan

lawyerchik said...

Hey, Ms. Kranki: just checking in on poor Yoshi - hope the vet appointment went well and that she is on the mend....

Jeannette said...

Poor Yoshi...and poor carpet. Hope things are better now.

How was the check up?