December 6th 2013 10:26 am
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I would like to thank everyone for your rosettes and pawmails and the beautiful pics you gave me for my Gotcha Day Anniversary. It's hard to believe I've been here a year already. I've sure come a long way since that day a year ago when my owner wanted to call animal control to come take me and euthanize me because I had been hit by a car at least 2 weeks earlier, couldn't walk, and didn't die from being hit and Angie, my owner's helper, stepped in and said she knew someone that might take me so I didn't have to be put down. Thankfully my owner agreed to let Angie make the phone call, my now forever Mom agreed to take me, and here I am, alive and well. I've learned how to compensate for my residual nerve damage and curled toes of my right rear leg and Mom says I do well. When I want to run really fast, I just lift my right rear leg off the ground and fly on my three good legs.
Mom's learned to scratch the right side of my neck for me because with my curled toes, I can't scratch very well with my right rear foot. I've got Mom well trained to scratch me!
My favorite place to lay is in a cat bed on the foot of Mom's bed. My other favorite place to be is under Mom's bed. I can get under the bed really fast if I see Mom coming with anything that resembles my steroid pill. Mom hasn't been giving me steroids lately because mysteriously, my stools are usually formed now and I only occasionally have puddle stools. Nobody, not even the vet, really knows what the cause of my diarrhea is but at least now it's only occasional. If it starts to become frequent again, Mom says I'll have to go back on steroids. I'm hoping it stays better. I hate the process of being pilled. It's not the pill I hate, it's the process. Mom said if I have to go on steroids again, she may see if she can get an injectible steroid for me since I hate being pilled so much.
Thanks again to everyone for all your appreciation of me and my diary and for all your caring, gifts, stars, rosettes, pawmails, and positive comments you've given me over this past year. Headbutts and purrs to you all!
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Happy Belated Gotcha Day, Lucy Liu!
Glad to know how well you are doing, and how swift you have learned to be.
Hope you had a pawsome Gotcha Day.
So glad you found your forever home with your Mom, Lucy. You needed someone with an abundance of love and patience, and you found her! We have been pleased to read of your progress over the last year, and hope next year sees more of the same.