I'm a pagan...I'm a liberal..I live in West, Texas..

Monday, March 30, 2009

LOOK MA...I CAN DANCE


I really thought when I took her to the vet today I wasn't bringing her home..All I did this morning was hold her and tell her good-bye...Take her to Dr. Tom and he does some sort of kitty massage on her spine and she stood up and took 3 steps..I looked at him and said "What are you? Oral Roberts?"....I also told him what Will said about the impacted anal canal..He took a poop scoop(technical name) and dug in there and got 3 inches of very hard packed poop out of her butt. Gave me some stuff to loosen up her bowels some and sent us home. That was a great idea Will and she is no longer full of shit.

Saturday I baked them a pecan pie and it was a hit, so that made me feel good. When we got home he said she would want to rest as she was pretty wore out..Did some walking in the grass out side while he showed me how to drain her bladder. So I took her home and Babs and I went and had Chinese food..We had 3 plates each of food...one of deserts...Granted they were small plates, but still. All I had since breakfast at 8A.M. was an apple about noon so we were hungry. All that and 2 drinks a piece and it was under $14.00...worth the trip to Wakko..We came home and we did some in town shopping..I got some puppy pads at Family Dollar..and when I walked in the door....get this..She stood up and took about 4 steps till she flopped on her butt..but she's walking..and she hasn't done that since I brought her home the first day. I couldn't stand her smell any more so I ran some warm bath water and gave her a bath..boy was she pissed..but she's so much cleaner and smells so good. After I had dried her up and I put her on her pad, she got up and walked the 3 feet to me..crawled up in my lap and nestled under my chin. I wept. I think she's going to make it folks..I have been faking it all this time. I really didn't think she was going to get better and thought I was going to have to put her down. But now? I think she's going to make it..I called the asshole vet this morning and asked him why he sent her home without telling me that she was almost paralyzed. He said she was weak but she could walk when she left here.I said yeah, but you didn't even warn me of that. Now she can't walk at all. He said 'well, you can bring her in and I'll x-ray her..I said no you won't, I don't ever want you to touch another one of my animals again..............ever...and hung up..Bastid..I knew if I went up there I was going to drag his fat no bedside manner ass out into the parking lot and kick it across the tarmac to the Auction Barn. So.....I take Annie back Wed. but he said if she acts like she's getting worse to call him. But the good news is..she's getting better. And you should see how he is with her(not just her either...all his patients) pets her, hugs her calls her Annie and talks to her. The Vet Buttroy called her ''it'' or 'kiddo'...or 'the cat'....and never petted her or touched her other than to handle her like she was dead weight..I don't know how to say this in any other way...but I'm one fucking happy old lady..Thank you all for your healing light and many prayers..I believe that you were as much a part of Annie's healing as Dr. Tom was...Goddess bless each and every one of you...jackie

24 comments:

PENolan said...

Hope all this progress continues. Sending you love and light

Lilly said...

Oh thank goodness it must have been hard for you all this time. And so glad you got to say what you needed to he Bastid - he will get his on eday, they always do.

Now that is value for money that Chinese meal!!

Take Care

Pom said...

Sounds like things are going great. I'm so glad to hear that. You were certainly putting on a good act of confidence but I'm relieved to know that Dr Tom was able to help her out and things are looking much better.

We're going to be playing a game of musical litterboxes here. Trying to make them more convenient so my cat will use hers again.

Willym said...

Oh Lady, I can't tell you how happy this post makes me. Big, but gentle, hug to Annie and a big, hell I don't have to be gentle do I?, hug to you.

The Future Was Yesterday said...

"I don't know how to say this in any other way...but I'm one fucking happy old lady."

Why don't ya quit pussy footing around then, and say what you REALLY mean?:)

"I believe that you were as much a part of Annie's healing as Dr. Tom was."

Does this mean I'm not in the shit house with you damn Texans anymore?:)

mrsb said...

I had tears in my eyes reading this. I will keep praying for Annie's full recovery. I'm so glad she's doing better, Granny.

Intense Guy said...

Hmm.. I believe the technical term is for the poop scooping is pooptectomy.

Go Annie Go! (Literally and Healing-wise)

Kulkuri said...

Good to hear your cat is getting better. Digging a long hard shit out of a cat's ass sounds like a job for Mike Rowe on "Dirty Jobs".

McRaven said...

You have & Annie have taught me something. If I ever get another pet and have to take them to the vet always observe how the doc treats pet.

Sorry you & Annie had to endure so much pain.

Very happy to hear she is doing better. I will burn some sage and blow it your way today...many happy thoughts to you my friend.

LostInColor said...

Glad Annie is doing better! :)

billy pilgrim said...

god bless annie

i think vets and doctors consult their magic 8 ball when they have a difficult case.

sageweb said...

Yippee for poop and pecan pie!

I am so happy for you and Annie!

rosemary said...

poop relief matches no other.....pet or human. Sending loving vibes/prayers your way. Penny is marking time, Fuzz has revived a bit. all we can do is love them....

Big Pissy said...

Reading this post made me so happy for you and Annie. :)

Best news I've heard in a long time. :)

yellowdog granny said...

pen:we go back wed for another check up and see what he thinks.
lily;believe me everyone i talk to will know what a buttroy he is and in a town this small, word of mouth can kill ya.
i'm still happy with that $7 chinese meal ...ha..
pom:yah, i didn't want anyone to know how discouraged i really was and how impossible i thought her situation was. but i really feel hopeful for the first time.
willy:both hugs are acccepted and welcomed.
future:If I was pissed at everyone that had a bone to pick with texas i wouldn't have any friends..after bush every one hates us..
mrsb:i had tears in my eyes while typing them.
intenseguy:i knew you would know the techinical term..ha.
kulkuri:i will send it in as a suggestion for his next job.
mcraven:yah, it really tells you alot how the vet acts with your pet..tom was stroking her and holding her and talking so sweet to her, and buttroy was handleing her like she was a sack of potatoes.
hope you are doing ok..
lic;thanks for the good wishes.
billy:sometimes it is a crapshoot..and tom even said 'i don't know ' when i asked how all this happened..some times there is no way TO know..but at least he said so and kept at it.
sage:think that's a title for a country and western song.ha
rosemary:hope things continue to get better for your babies.
bigpissy:it really was good news for us..thanks..

Ted said...

Gotta get the scoop on how you bathed the kitteh without getting the fuck scratched out of you. Good to hear she's no longer got "George W. Bush disorder (full of shit)".
Here's to a long, healthy future for both of you!

Heidi said...

Your kitty enema description made me laugh, but it is so sad to think poor Annie was suffering because she was all plugged up! I am so glad she's going to be OK - it was your love and support that helped her walk again. She got better for you.

Mama Kelly said...

So glad to hear such good news. May she be 100% soon.

thezeninyou said...

This just made my night!!! So glad she's back.:)

Junebugg said...

If Annie heals it'll have to be from all the TLC she's getting at home. Vets (and human docs, too) can only do so much. It's the love and desire that goes on at home that makes the difference. Sending warm fuzzy thoughts to you both

buddha_girl said...

I don't think you could have made me any happier tonight! Give Annie a nuzzle for me!

Roxrocks said...

I've almost been that constipated! Poor Annie! I'm so glad she is on the mend!

Elizabeth said...

I'm SO SO happy for you and for Annie!!!! YAY!!!!

more cowbell said...

Thank goodness! Go Annie, go Annie, go Annie! I am so happy to read this. I can't imagine how hard this must have been for you - this must be such a relief for you.

"What are you, Oral Roberts?" HAHAHA!