Yesterday was a long and tiring day. I didn't sleep well Thursday night, so it started poorly. Among my first-thing-in-the-morning chores are taking care of Jessie the cat--giving her her wet food, giving her a pill, changing her water and cleaning her litter box. She's 17, and she's on thyroid meds, and has been doing fine. Well, during my yesterday cat chores, she seemed off. She didn't get up and greet me, she hadn't eaten wet food for a day, and when I went to clean out her litter box, there was nothing to clean. She seemed weak and disoriented, and we were concerned she had a stroke.
I called three vets out here, and none of them could see her and recommended emergency vets (I think a lot of vets here are pretty basic and don't really deal with this kind of stuff). I called our Eugene vet and they said bring her in. I pulled stuff together and hit the road. We got there at 11, and in true cat style Jessie bounded out of her cat carrier and started exploring the car while we were waiting--totally normal. She ate at the vet's, and they gave her an exam and couldn't find anything wrong with her, but we decided to do bloodwork to see what's up (she last had bloodwork in September when she went on thyroid medicine). So we stopped by the Eugene house and drove back out. I feel like I sat in the car for six hours, in the rain. The good news is that the bloodwork showed that most of her values had improved since September, with the liver value a little high but not worrisome. Apparently it was just a weird blip, and she's been eating and drinking and complaining and being basically herself.
Here we are waiting for the vet. She had no interest in holding still.
I am one clue behind with the Gnome KAL but here is the last bit.
Here was today's giftee!
I haven't shown you this sweater for a while, but I do make a bit of progress on it now and then.
We've been watching two shows. First is "Bodyguard" which is a UK series which is very tense. Second is The Pack which has been described as Amazing Race with Dogs and yes, that is exactly what it is like. It's fun.
How are you?