Skills: He is the sweetest cat in the house, all other cats love to snuggle with him
Arrival Story: After I rescued Hatter, I realized he needed a "same age" playmate, so I was "watching" rescue sites, I walked into a PetSupermarket and Casper was there, being shown by "Save Our Strays" -- His big blue eyes called to me, from across the room, and I had to adopt him, on the spot!
Bio: Even though Casper was born in a feral colony, the foster parents at Save Our Strays socialized him very well. He is the most even tempered cat in the house. His fur is sooooooooo soft, that all of the other cats love to snuggle with him. He is VERY tolerant, but sometimes when he's all comfy, and one of the others walks up and LITERALLY walks ONTO him, and then snuggles into his softness, he looks up at me, as if to say "All that I have to endure -- can I have some ice cream?"
Tonight, meowmy had to say her goodbyes to me. I've been very sick since before Thanksgiving. Mom kept taking me to vets, and they kept running tests, and giving me medicine, and I continued to get sicker by the day.
Last night, mom cried and cried. She saw how much I was suffering, and told me we would go to the vet, again today.
The vet did an x-ray and discovered I had a huge growth in my bladder, and said the prognosis was not good. He told mommy they could do surgery, but it was unlikely I would survive the surgery, and with a growth that size, it was unlikely I would recover.
Mommy gave me lots of kisses, and the nice vet gave me a shot to relax me, and then gave me a second shot to allow me to go to the Rainbow Bridge, to stay with Sasquatch until mommy joins us.
Mommy is very sad, Lightnin is wandering the house calling for me, and I hope she forgives mommy for taking me away, soon.
Last night, when meowmy was holding me, I had an accident, in her lap, but I've had a kidney infection, and been on antibiotics for it, so she thought maybe I was just sleepy and "leaked".
I was in my cozy bed, with Lightnin, when she got up to go to work this morning, so she left us alone - and made sure there was food and fresh water in our drinkwell fountain.
Tonight when meowmy got home, she realized I am very sick, but the vet who knows my history is already closed for the night. My feet were cold, and my bottom was wet, again.
Meowmy is very worried...
Please keep me in your purrayers..
Meowmy gave me a long cool drink, and put the heating pad under another dry and soft cozy. I hope this medicine I'm taking starts working soon!
I haven't written much, lately - mommy has been busy with all the Thanksgiving cooking... YUMMY !!!
Mommy cut the Thanksgiving turkey in half, and cooked one part for her and our "daddy" her son.
THEN -- she cooked the OTHER half of the turkey for US !! She put catnip on our half of the turkey, instead of those yukky human preferred spices.
The aroma of that turkey cooking all spiced up with CATNIP made all of us follow mommy around meowing and purring ALL the time it was cooking, and cooling. As soon as it got cool enough, she took all the bones out, and fed all of us wonderful warm pieces of turkey. We ate till our bellies were ROUND -- YUM YUM!
I'm feeling pretty good these days - and I wanted to send out a special thank you to Jeter Harris, his brother Sampson and his mom. Mommy and I are SURE that all their prayers for me to feel better have helped me get used to my medicine, and the poem he wrote to me made my sick heart feel so much better!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season - and we can't WAIT to find out what mommy will cook for us at Christmas :)