Monida's musings

Update

August 27th 2011 6:01 pm
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Hey everyone - just a quick update. I had to take Mo to the emergency vet this afternoon. I'll write more when I get a chance.

Mo is not constipated - she had almost no poo in her colon. Her intestines are inflamed, so it could be colitis, and switching foods might have set it off.

More worrisome is that the vet saw some bunching in her intestines in the xray. That means she may have eaten a string, and it's causing problems. However, it wasn't as bad in the other xray with a different view. The vet said it's very possible it's a foreign body, but if it were she would expect some vomiting, of which mo has had none, or a fever, which she also doesn't have.

She sent me home with some medicine - metronidazole - to see if that will help calm her intestines. If it doesn't work within 48 hours, I need to take her back in.

So that's what I know right now. I really hope it's just the colitis.

 
Purred by: Finnegan (Finney) (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 1:03 am

We love you my little Nida!!! Please feel better. We're purring for you!
Purred by: Nonny - DG # 10 (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 1:11 am

Hugs and Purrs Sweetie !!

Your Packers need you to be ready for the season.

So you have to feel better soon.

We have the purrs going strong for you.

XOXOXO
Purred by: Blizzard AKA The Catfather (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 1:16 am

Purrs Monida!!1 Come on, honey, get better!!! PURR PUURRR PUUUUUUUUUURRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!
Purred by: Hannah E

August 28th 2011 at 1:30 am

purring for u. i had colitis when i younger except it was bacetrial. i know how it feels
Purred by: Nuk Anuk (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 2:05 am

We're purring for you Monida, the metronidazole (flagyl) has fantastic anti-inflammatory properties in regards to colitis (as well as being useful for treating giardia)
Hoping at the 48 hour mark you're feeling better!
Purrs PURRS Purrs !
Purred by: Skylar db#39A (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 2:07 am

Big purrs that you are feeling better soon!
Purred by: Bella My Beautiful Angel (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 2:48 am

Purring for you here sweetie girl!
Purred by: River (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 2:50 am

GREAT BIG PURRS FOR YOU MONIDA! You are one of the sweetest kitties on catster, we just know all your friends will be with you in spirit over the next 48 hours! We loves you so much!
Purred by: Tigger ~ Loved Forever (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 2:59 am

Sending power of the paw to you Monida! Purring and purring for you.

Love,
Tigger
Purred by: Mietzi Katze♥ (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 3:25 am

We are sending bit purrs that the medicine works and you feel better.
Purred by: Ingen (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 3:52 am

Lotsa purrs fur my furriend Monida. Puuuuuuuuurrrrrrr
Purred by: Ringo (Catster Member)

August 28th 2011 at 6:50 am

Me & Web are gonna get some emergency purrin lessons from Dusty & Iris... soon as they take a break from purrin fer ya. Got our paws crossed... hope ya get to feelin better real quick!
Purred by: Riley

August 29th 2011 at 1:42 pm

Oh my, I hope the medicine helps you to feel better.
Purring for you, Monida.

Love
Riley

 

Monida


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