Saturday, October 18, 2008
Helpful Cody And Purring Billie
My fingers are back to about 80% functioning. For the past few days they were swollen, very stiff and very painful. They also want to curve inward towards my palms. I could not get anything done! It was so frustrating to not be able to type, or do crafts, or even tending to my kitties. Luckily, they were patient and waited for as long as it took for me to pop open cans or pour crunchies. As you can see Cody actually helps himself.
Every time we get a new bag of dry cat food, he and Cricket tag team the bag and rip open a cat head size hole into it. But, after it's open, Cody is the only one who will eat out of it. Weird...
Billie is eating well. Nibbling here and there and napping. The growth on her back has not changed and is still pretty small. The Vet believes it to be a fatty tumor, but still is offering a biopsy. Yesterday though we spent $50.00 on Frontline to treat everyone for fleas. They were all scratching and I was combing out flea dirt from them. Between the flea treatment, Billie's check ups, Toeshee's hoohaectomy... well, ouch! Billie is doing pretty well. Her eating and drinking are fairly normal and compared to over a week ago she's improved a lot. It's almost as if she knew that I needed her around and she wanted to be around. She's 13 and as long as she's not in pain and seems happy I won't tamper with her. Right now, she's on my lap purring. She seems more affectionate now. I think she understands my worry for her. My sweet little "Wee wee." :)
Well, my fingers are stiffening up a bit and it's going to take forever to visit blogs. I realized I have so much trouble getting around visiting and say hi because I tend to write little books in everyone's comments. I'm actually very shy, but when I'm writing I become quite talkitive. No wonder my fingers hurt! :)
I hope I don't flare up so badly again. I'm ready to try a new medicine for this stupid RA.
Ok, enough typing and complaining. I will try to get around this weekend and coming week.
I hope everyone is having a good weekend!