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Happy Sunday

Sunday, July 14, 2013

So yesterday I began coughing and sneezing....not sure if it's the cold that the kids had on vacation or allergies but something is up. The good news is that I really don't have to do anything today so I can take care of myself. I will walk the dogs....yes both dogs. My DH and I went out and got a muzzle for Morgan and she seems to be doing well with it. She can still drink water and such but it also keeps her from biting at her stitches and such so no more cone head. That makes me really happy as I was tired of the cone thing banging into my legs and bruising me.

But now I have a new challenge. My boy kitty, Lancelot has lost a lot of weight while we were gone. He used to be my "chunky" guy who always begged for food. Now he is not eating. So tomorrow I will take him to the vet. He is still purring when I pet him and will still sit on my lap but he is all skin and bones. My kitties are 13 years old and I am worried that it might be his kidneys. That seems to happen with kitties. I do pray it's something else and can be treated. I need to prepare myself for the worst though as I know he isn't well. The other kitty girl, Guinevere, will not leave me alone....she follows me everywhere wanting to be loved and petted. She even wakes me a couple of times per night wanting loving. I think she missed me as she had me around for so much while sick. Pets are funny. I think though that I won't replace pets at this stage of the game. For sure no more dogs.

It's overcast here in Ajijic today so lazy day today.
Hope all of you are doing great.
Have a terrific Sunday.
Sallie
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BUTEAFULL 7/15/2013 5:54PM

    sending purring vibes out to Lancelot that he gets to feeling better and gets an appetite back

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GAYEMC 7/15/2013 11:54AM

    sorry to hear about Lancelot, I hope it's nothing too serious.

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GOANNA2 7/15/2013 10:13AM

    I hope Lancelot is OK and that you don't have a cold.
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JANIEWWJD 7/14/2013 11:32PM

    I hope everything is OK with Lancelot!!! I will keep him in my prayers. You might be getting sick because of the stress over the pets. Take care of yourself!!!
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ROCKYCPA 7/14/2013 9:26PM

    Hope your kitty is OK. Happy Sunday!

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/14/2013 8:48PM

    funny I never wanted cats but now prefer them to dogs easier to handle hope your guy is okay hugs

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123ELAINE456 7/14/2013 7:33PM

  All the Best to Your Pets. Hope they are Okay. Pets do miss their Mom and Dad while they are gone too. Hope the Coughing and Sneezing goes away and You remain Well. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Lord's Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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SALGUOD2 7/14/2013 5:08PM

    hopefully your kittie will be alright

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MADEIT3 7/14/2013 2:37PM

    I hope your kitty is going to be okay. My guy is the same age as yours - 13 - and I worry about him a lot. And I hope your coughing and sneezing doesn't turn any worse - maybe allergies? Better than a summer cold for sure. Are your dogs doing better together? Hope so.

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KATRINAKAT23 7/14/2013 12:47PM

  I hope kitty is ok. I have a kitty, he is my fur baby. Love him to bits.

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LIS193 7/14/2013 12:24PM

    All the best for your kitties! They do miss their Momma when you are gone and it will take a few days for them to realize you are back for real.
Take care of yourself!
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PMFISH 7/14/2013 11:39AM

    Happy Sunday to you! Have been happy being without pets for years now. Once I got so sick, I made up my mind that anything that comes into my home has to be able to not only feed itself, but also shop for what they eat.

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FIT4MEIN2013 7/14/2013 11:12AM

    My cats really miss me when I am gone and won't leave me alone. I love them dearly. I like dogs, particularly the big ones, but can't do without the cats. I told dh that I won't be without at least one!

His 14 yo male cat contracted Feline Infectious anemia and it was touch and go for a month. We lost 2 cats to that over the past 2 years. It is nasty, involved hospitalization and I gave him intensive care for a month using Ener-gel for extra calories for him, but we got him through it. Good luck. Keep us posted on kitty.

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PHATPAT18 7/14/2013 11:09AM

    I hope your kitty is ok.

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MEADSBAY 7/14/2013 10:58AM

    I'm sure all your pets missed their momma!
We have been happily pet-less for some years now.
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RACEWELLWON 7/14/2013 10:26AM

    Hi Sallie - Those cones do not keep any dog from stiches- lol , I know hitting your legs . Might be a cold from people on the plane - Chicken Soup !! Lancelot - love the name - big huge to get better - I have heard that kidneys are the issues with older cats :( rest today - mw too - Of coarse I will make light of the situation that's beauty of being retired and returning to work - Thanks for visiting . Hug's K emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 7/14/2013 9:56AM

    Happy Sunday Sallie emoticon

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GODDREAMDIVA1 7/14/2013 9:52AM

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GRANDMAFRANNY 7/14/2013 9:44AM

    HAPPY SUNDAY to you. what & where is the temperature is where you live ? I HAD MY DOG, MUFFIN'S ( LIVE IN MICHIGAN ) PUT ICE CUBES IN HER WATER..
Be sure drink plenty of water, too.

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MIRAGE727 7/14/2013 9:28AM

    Hoping you have the best of Sunday, Sallie! All you can do is love your babies. We lost our two pups in 2004. In 2006, our Granddaughter was born. When she gets older, we'll start making trips to Doggie Rescue and see where fate will take us. All the best.
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