Friday, May 25, 2007

Steven's Feline Friday: An Update On Elvis

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."

-Joseph Wood Krutch

It's Feline Friday Time :)

This cat! Remember a few weeks ago, when Alan and I both had colds? Well, it seems that Elvis took notice, and decided to catch a cold right along with us. The cold passed, but the sinus infection didn't. He has a bad sinus infection. Snnneeeezee, wheeeeeeeze, SnoorrrrrSNORRRRRRE! LOL. He is making the strangest noises, but he is on the road to recovery, thanks to a bottle of the anti-biotic called Clavamox. It smells a little like bubblegum, and the drama factor of giving him his twice a day dose is only a little... well... dramatic. LOL. He is a good boy, with plenty of patience for his mommy forcing him to drink the foul, pasty, white goo. He is doing ok with his diabetes, although after his visit with Dr. "B" this week his dose is now up to 4 units. :(

I am having the hardest time convincing him to eat. He does better if the weather doesn't get too hot, anything over 85 and he becomes little melting kitty. So, I think we are going to replace the air-conditioner in a couple weeks, because Elvis can't take another summer like last year. If it was just us, I think I would try to stick it out another season, but Elvis has never done well in the warmer weather, and with our new adventure, I just need to make him as comfy as possible. He likes his sunglasses, he likes his hats, and like his mommy, he will be happy when autumn is here. :)

Like it says above, it's Feline Friday time! Friday is the day of the week, my friend Steven sets aside to honor the cats in our lives. It's easy to play along, and you can get all the information by visiting his blog, (sometimes) photoblog.


"Cool Kitty"
March 14th, 2005
Berkeley, California


DesLily said...

I love your Elvis! lol he is so darn cute! cracks me up...

Steven said...

Thanks for the update on Elvis! When Pickle's kidney troubles first showed up it was none too fun getting him used to new food. It's always a bit of a struggle really.

Suzanne R said...

Aw, your Elvis, he's so absolutely adorable! Thanks for letting us know how he's doing. I'm sorry the little guy is sick but it helps a lot when a cat will tolerate taking his/her medicine. He will be in my thoughts, as I hope for a complete recovery from his sinus infection and that he will be strong despite his diabetes.

Karen Funk Blocher said...

John finally got an electrician in this spring to hook up the new A/C he bought years ago for the den (where the tv us, just off this office of mine. Makes a HUGE difference! Good luck with it - I hope it makes all the difference for Elvis.