Thursday, June 16, 2016
Their Latest Adventure
Neither boy passed with flying colors although nothing serious was detected with either. Thompson was prescribed an anti-nausea medication in hopes that will help with his appetite. I mentioned Diego-san has also begun eating less and less and skipping a few meals so they did a blood test. Everything checked out normal. The vet also wanted to do a urine test and we were given two options: empty a litter box and hope Diego-san peed in it or bring him back and have them remove urine with a needle. I'm sure Diego-san would have much preferred the first option but I thought the second option was likely more realistic.
So the following day I brought Diego-san back to the vet. He indeed was a little more vocal on the ride over. We walked up to front desk and I got to say the line I practiced on the way over, "Diego-san would love to have some pee extracted." The urine test came back clean. No steroids (or signs of anything abnormal).
As I was preparing to give Thompson his first anti-nausea pill, I noticed the box said it was for dogs. I called the vet's office to make sure this was not a mistake and they confirmed the medication is for cats as well. I just hope it helps Thompson eat better. I also hope he doesn't start barking.