Category Archives: Pets

A New Angel at the Rainbow Bridge

It is with a broken heart that I have to announce the departure of my beloved Possum, my MagnifiCat, for the Rainbow Bridge at 11:50 this morning.  I had always imagined that he and I would retire together, but now, … Continue reading

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A Candle for Pixie

There is no easy way to say this, but I must. My beautiful, sweet, darling Pixie is gone. All the trips to the vet, the discomfort of the twice-weekly (and latterly, four-times weekly) infusions, the medications I administered by force … Continue reading

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Simple Gifts

a) Watching Pixie Eat: On Thursday evening, the moist veterinary diet food arrived. We’d been waiting for it for more than a week. The vet said there was a nationwide shortage. He managed to obtain just one box from the … Continue reading

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Sunday Update on Pixie

I wish I hadn’t let myself get my hopes up. Pixie’s blood tests today showed no improvement on those from last Tuesday and one of the parameters, creatinine, was even slightly higher (though not as high as on Sunday, when … Continue reading

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Saturday Update

I am so happy to report that Pixie carried on eating by herself today – including some dry food. She also drank a little (in addition to her infusion) and used her litter box. And she made her toilette, like … Continue reading

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Still on the subject of Pixie

Pixie seems to be a little better today, after an apparent downward swing on Wednesday. She came out herself when she saw I was feeding Possum, to claim her share and later this evening, she even went of her own … Continue reading

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Update on Pixie

Pixie is home now, after the vet said, yesterday, that there is a slight improvement in her blood test results. He gave me antibiotics for her and a saline drip, both of which are to be administered twice a day, … Continue reading

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