a Cheap Holiday: 11/01/2004 - 12/01/2004

Cheap Holiday

Welcome to a cheap holiday in my life. At least you get to go home at the end of the day!

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Better news on the feline front. Frankenkitty's second round of bloodwork has returned with much improved results. The only liver value that continues to be elevated is the bilirubin, so she will be on one remaining medication for another two weeks. The vet suspects she is prone to triaditis, which is a combination inflammation of liver, pancrease, and bowel. If so, it is a condition with a genetic predisposition and one that is more managed than cured. It is possible that the feeding tube will be removed in a week and once she is eating more on her own, the vet will prescribe a new diet for her. Otherwise, she is returning to her normal routine of trying to sleep on the table, when she knows she's not supposed to.

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

I have just returned from a week-long vacation in Orlando, Florida. It was a lovely time with people who were nice enough to pay for my airfare. Upon return, I retrieved my Frankenkitty from medical boarding at the vet's. With the feeding tube inserted in her neck and the numerous bald patches where she's been shaved for procedures, all I have to do is dye her green and glue on some bolts to complete the look. But at least she's happy to be home. I find out more about her bloodwork from the vet today.