Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Update on George - in case you were interested...

George got to come home yesterday. He is improved enough that they thought he would be better off with us than at the vet. So he is eating a drinking a little and acting a bit better. Tomorrow we get to learn how to administer subcutaneous fluids... which he will need a few times a week for the rest of his life.

As much as I was upset about losing George, I do have to wonder about the expense and effort of this for the rest of his life. But at the same time, I just cannot have him put down when he is acting so much better and the vet says he could have anywhere from a few weeks to several months of good-quality life.

So... I guess we're going to learn some veterinary skills. And George will be getting more well-travelled. We have several trips coming up that we can't/really don't want to cancel. But we don't feel like we can leave George to fend for himself with the other kitties - even though it's just a couple of days each time. So George will be travelling with us. We'll see how that goes!


Druciana said...

Traveling w/ a sick cat and 3 children? You are a braver woman than I, my friend!

Melissa said...

Good luck with everything.