Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuxie Tuesday: Dragonheart

Hello all!  Dragonheart here.  I could use some purrs today.  I'm headed to the vet this afternoon.  You see, I've been sneezing and stuffed up for about a week.  At first we thought it was due to a new litter that we tried.  I have allergies and asthma, so we are normally careful about the litter we use, but our old litter, that we loved, was tracking through the house horribly now that we have hardwood floors, so we decided to try something new.  Well, that didn't work.  I started being stuffed up, so we went back to the old litter.  Unfortunately, that doesn't appear to have helped.  I'm still sneezing and sound very congested, so I'm off to the vet today.


Despite being congested, I'm still eating normally, so my mom and dad aren't too worried about me.  They just know I'm not very comfortable, because I almost sound like Darth Vader when I'm breathing.  Hopefully the vet will have something to help me.

We won't be going to the vet until 1600 (4 PM EST), but we will update the post when we are back.

Thanks for any purrs!

Update:  We are back from the vet.  The good news is that my temperature is normal.  As for the rest, well, the vet isn't sure if she's hearing an infection in my lungs, or if it's my asthma, so she's putting me on antibiotics for ten days, and I have to go back for a re-check next week to see what my lungs sound like.  I also have to have some moisture gel put in my eyes, as my eyes have some discharge (but fortunately it's not coloured discharge, so there's no eye infection).

I'm also supposed to get a "sauna" every day for 10-15 minutes a day.  Since we don't actually have a sauna (unlike our Finnish friends at http://www.pikkupunapippuri.com), that means I get locked in the bathroom with my mom or dad when they soak in our soaker tub or take a hot shower, so that hopefully the steam will help with my congestion.

Thank you all for your purrs!

17 comments

Punapippuri said...

Purrs engaged, and we have Äiti calculating the time difference. We hope you can get something to help you feel better.
Litter and floors - yes, we have that problem here. But we think the main issue is human laziness in clearing it up of course, hehehe.

Hannah and Lucy said...

We hope your vet will be able to give you something to ease your congestion and make and make you feel much better Dragonheart.

Pretinha said...

Oh meu amor, tenho certeza que o veterinário vai ajudá-lo a respirar
melhor. Estamos enviando muitos ronronas para você!

Angel, Kirby and Max said...

So sorry that you are not feeling your best. Good luck at the vets

Hairballsandhissyfits.com said...

good luck!

Brian said...

Dang, we sure hope you are feeling better soon Dragonheart. Purrs from all of us.

The Swiss Cats said...

We send you tons of purrs, Dragonheart ! Purrs

Caren Gittleman said...

sending tons of purrs and prayers!! xoxo catchatwithcarenandcody

da tabbies o trout towne said...

dood....sorree ya haz ta go two de place oh eeeeeeeeeevil N see de eeeeeeeeeeeevil ewe noe who....but if de vizit makes ya better....well; sendin st francis' blessings yur way oh kay ! ♥♥♥

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock, Violette said...

We're sending lots and lots of purrs, Dragonheart. Please keep us posted on what the vet says.

Purrs,
The Chans

The Island Cats said...

We're purring for you, Dragonheart, and hope it's nothing serious.

Flynn said...

I hope the antibiotics soon get to work and make you feel better. I am sending purrs.

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Hope the antibiotics do the trick, sweetie!

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

I hope you feel better soon, I will pray for you.

The Menagerie Mom said...

We're sorry that you're feeling under the weather, Dragonheart. But we are glad that you don't have a fever and that you're already on meds so that you can be on the mend. We hope you enjoy your sauna sessions! Purrs and prayers to you!

Punapippuri said...

We hope the antibiotics help you. Shame you have no sauna; there's always space here for you but the journey is chilly and would not help you.

We don't know if there is any practical way you could do this, but the best steam for our sauna comes when Äiti throws water on the hot stones. The hissing is a bit scary so she does it gently when we are in there with her. But you get the same steam from throwing water on a sizzling hot pan or rock. Not sure how you could use that knowledge but Äiti the nerd wanted me to tell you.

Cathy Keisha said...

I'm sending healing purrz your way Dragonheart. TW got a humidifier for me but it's not working as well as she liked. I hope the antibiotics and POTP work for you and the congestion clearns.