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by CarolC
Mon Apr 08, 2024 9:51 pm
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Hemivertebrae
Replies: 5
Views: 92

Re: Hemivertebrae

Boy, I don't know. It's confusing that she runs like the wind but falls over a lot, and seems not to be in pain when running so fast. I tend to lean toward better safe than sorry on crating, but it's a judgment call, you know her best. It wouldn't hurt to get the vet's opinion on that. When I checke...
by CarolC
Sun Apr 07, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Hemivertebrae
Replies: 5
Views: 92

Re: Hemivertebrae

Hi Lotte1111, :violet: What kind of dog is she if you don't mind saying? Boston terrier , Westie , Yorkie, another breed? I am not one of the people who has had a hemivertebrae dog, but some of what you describe sounds like my dog, Pip. I can see why you suspect hemivertebrae if her tail is curled w...
by CarolC
Tue Apr 02, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: Caretakers' Cafe
Topic: Lots of wonky kittens in a hurry
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Lots of wonky kittens in a hurry

Critters found this video! Adorable! :wub:

https://www.instagram.com/reel/C48NUCvyudu/
by CarolC
Sun Mar 24, 2024 9:26 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Interesting drag...sock?
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: Interesting drag...sock?

I wondered the same thing. Best guess would be, for a right-handed person, someone puts their right arm through the legging all the way so their hand comes out the other end. Then with that right hand they take hold of the kitty around the waist or tummy maybe? And with the other free hand (left han...
by CarolC
Sat Mar 23, 2024 6:58 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Interesting drag...sock?
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Interesting drag...sock?

Not sure what this is. She's a small cat, not a kitten, so it might be too big to be a sock, but if it isn't a sock, what is it? They're using it as a purrmaid sack. Found on Petfinder . dl5zpyw5k3jeb.cloudfront.jpg Using Google image search, I see something called footless tights that is similar. 2...
by CarolC
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:15 pm
Forum: Caretakers' Cafe
Topic: Another broken back brown tabby at the vet
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Another broken back brown tabby at the vet

That is so cool, that he's in the big bathtub and actually plays with toys! I love the last two pictures, especially the last one. He's Mama's boy for sure. Glad he's home!
:hearts:
by CarolC
Thu Mar 21, 2024 9:55 pm
Forum: Caretakers' Cafe
Topic: Another broken back brown tabby at the vet
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Another broken back brown tabby at the vet

Ohhh. :( I hope so, too. Medicine has advanced since then. I know you'll do everything possible, and I hope this time it works.
:angel:
by CarolC
Sat Mar 16, 2024 9:35 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

I've been wanting to get something in his vet record and possibly make a sign over his playpen to tell people what to look for. I'm worried if anything happens to me, nobody will know that he overheats, or what his panting looks like. I've never known a dog like this before, that pants like a goldf...
by CarolC
Sat Mar 16, 2024 8:39 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

Pip overheated today. Very badly. It was 70 degrees out! Yes, he's black, and yes, he was in the sun, but it was 70 degrees! It took him a long time to get back to normal with cooling him off and giving him as much soy milk as he could drink. I couldn't believe it. He wasn't out there that long. I w...
by CarolC
Tue Mar 12, 2024 9:17 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Cat Tail Pull Injury & Urination
Replies: 26
Views: 8144

Re: Cat Tail Pull Injury & Urination

:confetti: FrannyStephLux!
by CarolC
Sun Mar 10, 2024 8:49 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

He drank his soy milk this morning! I'd say now he's back to normal. His last Rimadyl was last night. I wonder if that had anything to do with it.
:ecstatic:
by CarolC
Tue Mar 05, 2024 8:41 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

Well, it's the morning after his dental and this is the hardest I've ever seen a pet take a dental. Wouldn't eat his breakfast (slurry). Ate half a jar of Gerber chicken. Didn't want soy milk. He hasn't had any fluids since Sunday night at 10 because this is the dog that doesn't drink water and gets...
by CarolC
Mon Mar 04, 2024 9:40 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

He's done great with the Clavamox, no sign of diarrhea. He's at the vet now, checked in for his dental, and I'm supposed to call them at 2:30. :waiting: EDIT TO ADD: He had his dental, they did 8 extractions. It's nearly 8 pm and he's still fairly zonked, just lying there quietly not moving or barki...
by CarolC
Mon Feb 26, 2024 7:07 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome
Replies: 320
Views: 49983

Re: Pip diagnosis - Central cord syndrome

It could happen any time he hits his head or puts pressure on his neck. For example he kicked himself into the base of the carpeted kitty castle once during toileting. He presses his head sideways against the net side of the playpen when he bounces off of it changing position. He is always standing,...
by CarolC
Fri Feb 16, 2024 10:52 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: ANNPE and behaviour
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Re: ANNPE and behaviour

With a bigger dog, you have to get creative! :smart: Some people use a doggie ramp ramp_.jpg or doggie steps with a rear harness to get into the car. (old link, search "folding pet steps for car" online) dog2v2.jpg Here is an example where the back seat was removed from the car, the car wa...