Yesterday morning, I had put her in bed. He was asleep on the changing table. She was pretty much asleep when I put her in there so I figured that she would just roll over and go back to sleep. The next thing I knew, she was screaming. He had gotten her...at the time, I didn't know if it was a bite or scratch and quite honestly she was much less dramatic about it then normal so I cleaned it up and didn't worry too much about it.
Fast forward to yesterday afternoon, Junior got up from his nap and seemed to be having difficulty breathing so we rushed him into the Vet where he was hospitalized. His respitory infection still is present and giving him issues.
I showed the Vet Kat's hand and she said that it was definitely a bite and that I needed to get her into the emergency room because it was definitely going to get infected (it sounds like most cat bites do.) So we left there in the late afternoon, made a quick swing home to get bottles and pj's on and headed towards the emergency room with Kat.
By the time we got to see a doctor, Kat's hand was looking pretty vicious so the Vet was absolutely correct. So now Kat is on antibiotics. Her hand is looking better today and quite honestly has NEVER seemed to bother her...she is using it just as much as ever.
Now the newest stress is that while there last night, I had to fill out a form that said I had 24 hours to surrender Junior to the base vet for a 10-day quarantine. Do the words "over my dead body" mean anything? He is completely up on his shots, having his own medical issues, and is entirely an indoor cat and I wrote on the form that it would not be happening. So we will see what happens. Unfortunately, I live on a military base and when you live in the military you don't have rights like the rest of the world. I may have a serious battle on my hands over this one, but we will just have to wait and see if they pursue it. I am thinking that it may be a good idea to leave Junior in the hospital over the weekend just as a precaution... can we say STRESS!
Now onto something more pleasant...want to see another buggy card?
*Unity Stamp Company Buzzin Around kit
*Making Memories papers (available at Target)
*American Crafts ribbon
Oooops, I almost forgot to tell you guys about this week's Unity Stamp Company gift of the week. Go comment on the blog before Tuesday to be eligible for this week's drawing. Everything goes live next week...it's all very exciting!!! Oh, and go take a look at some fun samples using this set on Laura's and Jimmi's blogs (they should be up by the end of the day.)
This is post #499! #500 should be tomorrow...