Saturday, June 09, 2012

The Dude Abides

 Looking back through blog posts, I am astonished to see it is over a year since Mojo was diagnosed with the early stages of chronic renal failure.

 Been a long road since then for all of us. If someone had told me a year ago that I'd learn to do sub-cutaneous fluid treatments, I would have said, "Not while there's a professional left in the world who's capable."
After a rough start and some intense negotiations, he is as good as gold for his sub-q treatments now. Husband barely has to restrain him. He sits as still as he can; impatience still ripples under his skin. But he is oh, so good.

We weighed him tonight. 8 lbs, steady as a rock.

And he is healthy. Approximately 6-7 small meals a day, received with enthusiasm. Plays with his catnip toys every day. Snoozes in his little round bed, on the big family bed, or on his favourite plaid blankie inbetweentimes.

Doing well. Knock wood.




Blogger Sherwood Harrington said...


10:10 p.m.  
Blogger Kimberly said...

This is good to read.

10:30 p.m.  
Blogger Xtreme English said...

Best news I've read all day! Hang in there, Mojo!!

10:41 p.m.  
Anonymous Julia S. said...

Mojo, you are looking pretty good for dignified middle age. Glad your ma figured out those needles and tubes (humans can be awkward, opposible thumbs or no.)

Buster's mom

11:37 p.m.  
Blogger ronnie said...

Thanks for your comments, everyone. The support of online friends has helped more than anyone can ever know.

8:30 p.m.  
Blogger ronnie said...

PS Hi Buster's Mom! Buster is one remarkable cat! One of Mojo's favourite correspondents :)

8:31 p.m.  

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