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A New Role for Hissy Fit Jones

Hissy Fit Jones is struggling to find his new role in the family. He was always the outlier. The instigator. The “I like you, but not that much,” kinda guy. Now he is finding the annoying little brother role is no longer working for him. To be sure, he still bugs the piss out of … Continue reading

Another Vet Visit for Bubba

Bubba and I visited the vet. His thyroid levels are good, but he hasn’t gained any more weight. He does look a lot better. The lesion in his mouth has healed. But there is swelling. So what does that mean? Well, we’re not sure. The vet is concerned. When she removed those teeth, he had … Continue reading

The Bubba Saga Continues…

The Bubba Saga continues. Taking care of Bubba is a full-time job. Fortunately I have been doing a lot of working from home lately so I could be here to take care of him. There was a flea issue. I had applied Revolution to each cat. But the vet found fleas on Bubba two weeks … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Doctors

Bubba wasn’t eating. Again. So this morning I loaded him up and back to the vet we go.   Dr. M. looked him over, then checked his teeth. Yes, he had a bad one. So she did a blood panel to make sure he was OK for surgery, then I left him there for her … Continue reading

Happy Blogaversary to Me!

So I checked my account and saw that today marks 6 years since I published my first blog post at Rumpydog. Yay me! Back then there were three dogs and 6 cats sharing blogging credits with me. Today there are 5 cats blogging. No dogs are still here. Recently Helen at Hell on Wheels/ Life … Continue reading

How Zika Can Kill Your Cat

Bubba Cat here with a news flash: Zika is no joke!   Just yesterday a newspaper in Houston reported that 6 pregnant woman in the county have tested positive for the virus.   So what does the Centers for Disease Control recommend you do to protect yourself? Among other things, you should build a zika … Continue reading

And When it Rains, it Pours…

Because just when you thought things could not possibly get any worse… Bubba is not doing so well.     Lately he’s taken to sleeping in the bathroom closet. This morning after he ate breakfast, Bubba jumped from the sink to a shelf in the bathroom closet and napped on the towels. I had field … Continue reading

Rest in Peace June Buggie

My little ranter has died. Two weeks ago we were at the vet because he wasn’t eating. They drew blood from his jugular and felt nothing unusual in his neck. The blood work looked good. Last week we were back because he was worse. The tumor had grown rapidly, because now it could be felt. … Continue reading

June Buggie’s Latest Vet Visit

Today I took June Buggie back to the vet because he has not gotten any better. The vet found a tumor on his neck beneath his right ear. The tumor is huge- about the size of a golf ball. It’s not observable because it’s located deep. The vet said that she’s not sure if removal … Continue reading

Please Keep Buggie in Your Thoughts

June Buggie is not well. Since Rumpy’s death, June Buggie has been acting sick. At first I thought he was mourning, but he hasn’t snapped out of it. So today we went to the vet. I showed her his back where he fur fell out last week after I applied Revolution. I told her about … Continue reading

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