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All Things Equal…

Hello. I am Hissy Fit Jones. As a cat who started life homeless, I have a certain affinity for my fellow cats and dogs who do not have a home where they are cared for and loved. Things are better for us animals than they used to be. Back in the day, 12-20 million of … 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

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

More From Rumpy

I am now assigned to work from home. It’s great to get to be here with Rumpy and the kitties more, even if I’m working. Especially now. Rumpy has taken a turn for the worse. He still eats well and never says no when I offer to take him outside, but his breathing continues to … Continue reading

The Vet Said…

We’ve just come back from our follow-up with the vet. The initial exam was unremarkable. Normal temp. Breathing sounded better. His lymph nodes felt OK. Next more X-rays to have another look at that lymph node. I also asked if they’d aspirate the tumor on his leg to see if it could be a lypoma. It’s … Continue reading

The Latest on Rumpy

Rumpy continues to amaze me with his recovery.   Don’t get me wrong, he’s not well. Right now he’s lying at my feet panting. His breathing is no longer labored, but it’s still heavy. Last week I was begging him to eat anything. This morning he ate his regular dry food mixed with canned! Last week … Continue reading

June Buggie Has Hyperthyroidism

June Buggie has hyperthyroidism. He’s always been an aggressive cat, but lately even he’s been even more so. He meowed alot. He would eat his food, then go after mine. Yet despite his eating like a mad cat, he lost weight. I was going to take him to the vet this week anyway, but Sunday he … Continue reading

Hissy Fit Jones Says…..

Yesterday was annual shots day for several of the gang, including Hissy Fit Jones. As you would expect, it didn’t go well. Thank goodness that only happens once a year!  

Here’s the Latest About…… ME!

Oh Dog! Not Monday AGAIN! Well, at least this week is going to be one day shorter for us. I want to thank each of you who nominated me for the DogTime Petties Best Cause Blog! I am overwhelmed with your love for my blog- and me too! Nominations are being accepted until June 30th, … Continue reading

Words on Wednesday- Cold Laser Treatment

As I told you, DeDe got a cold laser treatment at the vet’s office as a part of her treatment for arthritis.   Cold therapy, also known as low level laser therapy (LLLT), is an experimental treatment but some find it to be effective with short-term relief from pain in joints caused by arthritis. The therapy has … Continue reading

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