Posts Tagged ‘Tommy’

Quest for Hyperthyroid Cure UPDATE

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I am not even sure how we got here. Everything went upside down with COVID-19 in the United States. Tommy Gargoyle did not receive his treatment. The day before he was scheduled, I received a call that his specialist was taking care of an elderly member of the family, and making sure they hadn’t contracted […]

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February was Pet Dental Awareness Month

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What were we doing? Not getting Dentals. Yes. I am as disappointed as you that I didn’t have any new dirt to post here, but there was a good reason. Hyperthyroidism likes to play with your liver, heart, and even the kidneys. Tommy had a grade 4 heart murmur and was ineligible for general anesthesia. […]

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Lala and the GoFundMe re: Tommy hyperthyroidism

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Hyperthyroidism in cats – Tommy

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He is a hot mess. He has a heart issue, elevated liver enzymes, and his T4 is a 15. We started the methimazole on Friday, sat down with his vet today, and he’ll be back at the vet next week to draw blood, check his levels, and adjust his methimazole. Am I even spelling that […]

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Tommy goes back to the Vet

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Things are truly out of our hands with our cat. I can’t put any weight on him. He keeps having issues with intermittent constipation, which bring vomiting and a bit of diarrhea. He screwed up in November and went to the ER for an enema. I screwed up in November by realizing that he can’t […]

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Basepaws Catkit DNA testing update #9 : Health Reports

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We received our first two Catkits in 2017 as a part of running updates and sharing what you can expect. Our first Health Reports were assigned to Tommy Gargoyle. Princess Yue Pants has not received hers. Stewart was tested as well after he was accepted to participate in their research for his asthma, and has […]

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Some teeth are better than others

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I was discussing oral condition with friends last night, and one interjected that his cat is fed a great diet. I said “no, your cat benefits from being genetically superior”. I was able to satisfy his ego without getting into a big discussion. I don’t have time to argue, and you can feel that you […]

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#BasePaws DNA CatKit update #8 – IMAGE HEAVY

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Weruva Stick a Spork in It Stews! Duck with Salmon Dinner in Gravy

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It’s like a constant struggle with a 4 year old child

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