Listen up, friends of The Opinionated Pussycat!
Nurse Elvira Mistress of Felinity, here, with important news!
Over the past 3 weeks Nikita had been eating his Gerber baby food like it was going out of style.
He didn't eat much yesterday, though, and none last evening, even though Daddy Kiril left the food out.
He started tossing up watery Phlegm several times an hour around 2am.
Daddy set a fresh bowl of food down but he didn't go near it, though he did drink a little water.
Poor daddy got little sleep. Nikita would lay on the bed, or on daddy for a bit before another toss up.
Daddy took him to the vet this morning and by 3pm we had some answers and a treatment plan.
He's napping at the moment.
He's on "the Patch." :-D
The good news: since being put on the Gerber Diet he's gone from 9lbs to 11lbs.
He has pain in his abdomen and pancreas area...and was rather feisty in letting them know when they examined him.
This explains some of his grouchiness at home the past week. :-D
They gave him an anti-vomiting shot, saying one shot usually stops it.
They put him on a Fentanyl Patch for the pain. The patch is good for 4 to 5 days. They shaved a part of his shoulder and attached the patch.
When daddy brought him home Nikita ate a full 2.5 oz jar of the Gerber, in between trips to the water bowl.
Then he got up on the desk determined to get daddy to share his glass of milk...When that failed Nikita went to his favorite chair where he has been napping. :-D
Nikita is still to take his other meds:
Aller G-3 to encourage his appetite, Baytril and IBD for his other issues as mentioned in the last update.
I want to end this report on a positive note, sharing something special I learned this morning, and will tell Nikita about it in the morning, after he gets a night of rest....
The Opinionated Pussycat has been awarded The Liebster Blog Award!!!
(Did you know there are at least 2 different looking badges? Neither did Daddy Kiril until we got our award. Just one more interesting side to this award and its history.)
We will be making the official announcement and more, if not Sunday or Monday, then Thursday or Friday (Daddy Kiril has his own medical follow-ups on his eyes, Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday).