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Sampson Silver Dollar, Sammy, Sammy Samp

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July 3rd 2013 3:53 am
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Last Sunday, something strange happened to me. I really don't know what happened to me on that day. Mommy found me laying against the wall near her dresser and I was yowling. I remember her comforting me and telling me to "not leave her and to stay with her". Then I was back to normal and walked to the bathroom and laid on the rug in there. A few minutes later, she picked me up and cuddled me. I licked her on her neck as I normally do when she holds me.

Anyway, Mommy posted this on FB and got a lot of purrs and prayers from your caring Mommies and other friends. She is so grateful for all their kindness and concerns for me and her during my mysterious episode. Both of us were scared and don't want to go through this again. But with my heart condition, it may happen again.

Anyway, as of today, I'm still doing fine and i will enjoy my life as long as I'm able to.

I wish everycat and their parents a most paw some 4th of July.

Purrs & Breeps,




June 23rd 2013 6:11 pm
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First of all, Joss had her first birthday yesterday and we joined her in a catnip pawtry last night and a salmon pawty at lunch time. Mommy even sang happy birthday to her.

It was a very joyous weekend for all of us kitties.

I'm doing okay on all my meds and I may have put on a few ounces. Also, my right eye still gets gooey stuff in it. Mommy thinks she has to take me to the vet again about this eye issue.

Well, that's about it. I hope everycat had a pawsome weekend.

Purrs & Breeps,




June 9th 2013 5:51 pm
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We have some new photos that were entered onto our pages today. One of them is Mommy holding me. Auntie Laverne took this one when she came over last Sunday.

Also, Landy and I let Auntie Laverne pet us. Joss introduced herself and then she hid. Bailey introduced himself a bit later on and everycat knows what Merl did.

Lastly, I'm still on the Tapazole, and the vet says I have to take it for the rest of my life. I really hate taking more pills than I have to. I have to deal with it though to keep the old thyroid going the way it should.

Well, I'm going to let Mommy move a couple new pics onto my front page.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 29th 2013 4:19 am
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First of all,I'm one of the Diary Picks today! Thank you Diary Gal for this most pawsome honor! I also thank my pawsome friends for their gifts & concats as follows:

1. ANGEL BUDDIE & Family - pawsome pawmail & lovely blue healing
2. TINY & Family - yummy shrimp & cool comment;
3. RALPHIE & Family - pretty red rosette;
4. SMILE CASSANOVA - pawsome pawmail;
5. SAMOA - cool comment;
6. MILO BLUE EYES - cool comment.

Secondly, the vet called Mommy yesterday and said the Tapazole is working. It has gotten my thyroid levels lower and I'm to stay on the 2.5 mgs of Tapazole twice a day! My weight gain takes time. Two weeks on the pill isn't enough time for me to gain back my muscle.

Lastly, all of us kitties get to meet our Auntie Laverne. Mommy used to hang around with her in the 1970's. The last time Mommy saw her was in 1990 (Mommy's wedding, in fact). Since then Mommy tried to call her old phone number which was no good anymore. She finally located her through and gave her a call. She's to visit us on Sunday. Of course, all of us kitties are curious and know she's cool as she has a cat too.

Well, I got to run now as it's time for my thyroid meds.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 27th 2013 4:19 pm
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All our new backgrounds (except for the angels)are of Lake Artemesia which is a man made lake in College Park, MD. All the lovely flowers, weeping willows and other trees surround said lake.

My background has a lovely hip-roofed pagoda in which Mommy has sat under before in the past.

Anyway, enjoy!

Lastly, tomorrow Mommy will find out about whether the Tapazole is working on my thyroid levels. Keep your paws crossed that it is.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 26th 2013 1:21 pm
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Yesterday, Mommy took me to the vet's for another complete blood work panel to see how the Tapazole is working on my thyroid levels. The results will be in on Tuesday.

Also, my weight has not gone up. In fact, I lost one ounce. Mommy is concerned about this. She thinks that the low dosage of Tapazole isn't enough to help my hyperthyroid and they'll have to increase it.

Send purrs that my blood work is better and they didn't find anymore things wrong with me.

Lastly, I wish everycat a very pawsome Memorial Day weekend.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 19th 2013 5:36 pm
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This is to let everycat know that I've been on Tapazole ( 2 little pink pills a day) for about a week for my slightly overactive thyroid. I have no adverse reactions so far; no vomiting or lethargy. One thing for sure, my itches haven't gone away as of today. Maybe it takes longer than a week before the drug fully works.

Next Saturday, Mommy takes me to the vet for followup blood work to see how well the Tapazole is working. If everything goes well, I stay on these two low dose pills per day for the rest of my life.

So, I'd appreciate some purrs that everything works out well and these pills keep my thyroid working normally.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 13th 2013 9:57 am
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Can you believe it? Joss and me are honored today for our Mother's Day Diaries! Cool!!

Thank you Diary Gal for this honor! I also thank my pawsome friends for their gifts & concats:

1. ANGEL BUDDIE & Family - pawsome pawmail;
2. MILO BLUE EYES & Family - cool blue rosette;
3. SMILEY CASSANOVA - pawsome pawmail.

Also,we got cold weather again. It's only 59 degrees now with an expected high of 61. Tomorrow it's to be 64 degrees. We won't have windows open days until Wednesday when it's supposed to be 79 degrees. I can't wait!

Lastly, Joss bought Mommy a toy mouse this morning. She meowed while she carried it upstairs in her mouth and dropped it at Mommy's feet. She does exactly what I did when I was a youngster! Way to go, Joss! You're one smart cookie!

Well, that's it for now.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 12th 2013 4:11 pm
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I wish our Mommy and all Mommies in the world, a Happy Mother's Day!

I was good to our Mommy today by giving her many licks and singing to her. Also, it made her feel good to see that my leaky, squinty, right eye is doing better today.

As to my blood work, the vet called Mommy late on Friday night, and she found out that I'm going to be put on Tapazole for my slightly overactive thyroid. The vet believes this is why I dropped down to 11 lbs and also it could be the reason why I get the itches. Anyway, she gets to pick up the Tapazole after work tomorrow and then I get the pills the first thing Tuesday a.m. Hopefully, these pills will work on me and make me bulk up a bit and stop itching.

Lastly, we sent out some freebee #1 Mom trophies. I also thank everycat who sent them to our Mommy.

Well, that's it. Time for a nap and then my heart meds when I wake up.

Purrs & Breeps,




May 5th 2013 6:06 pm
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Mommy took me to the vet on Saturday to have a complete physical and a full panel blood work. The blood work will be ready this coming Monday.

I have lost some weight. Hopefully I don't have any health issues that have caused my drop in weight. I used to weigh 11.8 lbs and now I'm an even 11 lbs.

Send me purrs that the results are nothing serious. Having heart disease is enough to deal with.

Well, I must be on my way. I can't believe how fast these weekends go.

Purrs & Breeps,


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