RE: Boo medicine

2008-02-18 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
That's hilarious Lynne---I can just picture the little scamp! What a
sweetie!  
I have to say, it didn't take BooBoo long to get comfy in your
household. Snuggling up under the covers to your husband? Even mine that
I've had for years don't go *under* the covers! I'm envious! 
Kerry


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Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Boo  medicine


I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.
He hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's
coming.  After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down him.  He
immediately jumps up onto the bed along side of my husband who is still
sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just went up to check on him
and there he is, under the covers, laying on his side with his head on
the pillow as close to my husband as he can be, still scowling at me.
This is going to be a battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how
the interferon injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the
vet, I may just have to take him there for the shots.
 
Lynne
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Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-17 Thread Belinda Sauro
I seem to remember my vet telling me the diluted interferon is only 
good for three months.  A three month supply cost me $30.00 if I 
remember, it's been a long time ago.  Your vet should only dilute a 
three month supply at one time.


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Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-17 Thread Belinda Sauro
  I'm glad Boo is on the doxy, but a week is not long enough, it 
should be for a 3 or 4 week minimum.  The taste is disgusting, can you 
get the pill form, you could put the pill in a pill pocket or empty 
capsule and he wouldn't even taste it.  All of my cats hate liquid meds, 
I never get that unless it doesn't come in anything else.  Boo is lucky 
to have you in his corner!!


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Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-17 Thread laurieskatz

This is my recollection as well.
Laurie
- Original Message - 
From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED]

To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2008 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


I seem to remember my vet telling me the diluted interferon is only 
good for three months.  A three month supply cost me $30.00 if I 
remember, it's been a long time ago.  Your vet should only dilute a 
three month supply at one time.


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Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-17 Thread Lynne
Belinda, I made an error.  He's on it twice a day for 2 weeks.  A total of
40 mg per day.  I'll talk to the vet again as he gets closer to finishing
this course.  I think by then he will be on the Intrferon.  I don't know if
this cat could survive having to take the liquid medicine plus a shot in the
same day.  He really is as he is named, a complete Boob.

Lynne
- Original Message -
From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED]
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


I'm glad Boo is on the doxy, but a week is not long enough, it
 should be for a 3 or 4 week minimum.  The taste is disgusting, can you
 get the pill form, you could put the pill in a pill pocket or empty
 capsule and he wouldn't even taste it.  All of my cats hate liquid meds,
 I never get that unless it doesn't come in anything else.  Boo is lucky
 to have you in his corner!!

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Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-17 Thread Marylyn
My vet is 120 miles away.  He gives me frozen viles of the interferon  
+ the solution to mix it with.  I prefer to have them do the mixing so  
I pick up the premixed stuff when I am in town.  The frozen is backup.

On Feb 17, 2008, at 2:26 PM, Belinda Sauro wrote:

   I seem to remember my vet telling me the diluted interferon is  
only good for three months.  A three month supply cost me $30.00 if  
I remember, it's been a long time ago.  Your vet should only dilute  
a three month supply at one time.


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Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Lynne
I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his Doxycycline.  I 
gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He hated it.  This 
morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  After a bit of a 
struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along 
side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just 
went up to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his side 
with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can be, still scowling 
at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how 
the interferon injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the vet, I 
may just have to take him there for the shots.

Lynne


Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread laurieskatz
Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to give. 
Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I think. One is for 
humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We give the human one.

The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of water by 
syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned food to get rid of 
the taste?

BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

L
  - Original Message - 
  From: Lynne 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
  Subject: Boo  medicine


  I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his Doxycycline.  
I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He hated it.  This 
morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  After a bit of a 
struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along 
side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just 
went up to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his side 
with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can be, still scowling 
at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how 
the interferon injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the vet, I 
may just have to take him there for the shots.

  Lynne

Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Lynne
The interferon the vet is having us give BooBoo is the diluted one.  According 
to him, in our instance anyway, the liquid will be better for him.  It's gonna 
cost 181.00 but the vet said this will be enough to last his lifetime.  I don't 
think any of tus believe BooBoo has a lot of years left in him.  He will be on 
one subcutaneous shot daily for a week, off a week and on again.  It really is 
just a pick under the skin but still I'm sure it won't be pleasant.  I may just 
opt for taking him to the vet daily because he is so good at these things.  As 
for the doxy, it's in a chicken flavored oil but I'm betting there's an 
aftertaste to it.  I'm attempting to give it to him after I know he's eaten 
something so it won't be so hard on his stomach.  

I went to a pet food store today and the woman loaded me up with holistic all 
natural food samples for him.  It has no filler stuff in it and hopefully he 
will find one he loves.  I also picked up some goat's milk for him hoping he 
will drink a bit for fluid.  He doesn't drink much water if any.  If he won't 
drink it I'll just use it to make soap with.  I have a small on the side 
business of soap making.  I'll keep on trying til I find this boy something not 
only that he loves but is good for him.  He's just so darn cute.

Lynne
  - Original Message - 
  From: laurieskatz 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:18 AM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


  Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to give. 
Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I think. One is for 
humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We give the human one.

  The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of water by 
syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned food to get rid of 
the taste?

  BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

  L
- Original Message - 
From: Lynne 
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
Subject: Boo  medicine


I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his Doxycycline. 
 I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He hated it.  This 
morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  After a bit of a 
struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along 
side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just 
went up to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his side 
with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can be, still scowling 
at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how 
the interferon injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the vet, I 
may just have to take him there for the shots.

Lynne


Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread laurieskatz
Lynne, I usually give meds with food in case they upset the stomach. You might 
check and make sure it is ok to give doxy with food. I can't think of any med 
I haven't been able to give with food, though.

Lucy never drinks water but she eats canned food so gets her fluids that way. 
If you feed canned, him not drinking shouldn't be a big deal.

Good luck. Again, you never know how long BooBoo might be with you. Could be a 
good long time.
Laurie
  - Original Message - 
  From: Lynne 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:39 AM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


  The interferon the vet is having us give BooBoo is the diluted one.  
According to him, in our instance anyway, the liquid will be better for him.  
It's gonna cost 181.00 but the vet said this will be enough to last his 
lifetime.  I don't think any of tus believe BooBoo has a lot of years left in 
him.  He will be on one subcutaneous shot daily for a week, off a week and on 
again.  It really is just a pick under the skin but still I'm sure it won't be 
pleasant.  I may just opt for taking him to the vet daily because he is so good 
at these things.  As for the doxy, it's in a chicken flavored oil but I'm 
betting there's an aftertaste to it.  I'm attempting to give it to him after I 
know he's eaten something so it won't be so hard on his stomach.  

  I went to a pet food store today and the woman loaded me up with holistic all 
natural food samples for him.  It has no filler stuff in it and hopefully he 
will find one he loves.  I also picked up some goat's milk for him hoping he 
will drink a bit for fluid.  He doesn't drink much water if any.  If he won't 
drink it I'll just use it to make soap with.  I have a small on the side 
business of soap making.  I'll keep on trying til I find this boy something not 
only that he loves but is good for him.  He's just so darn cute.

  Lynne
- Original Message - 
From: laurieskatz 
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:18 AM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to give. 
Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I think. One is for 
humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We give the human one.

The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of water by 
syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned food to get rid of 
the taste?

BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

L
  - Original Message - 
  From: Lynne 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
  Subject: Boo  medicine


  I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his 
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He 
hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  
After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up 
onto the bed along side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there 
scowling at me.  I just went up to check on him and there he is, under the 
covers, laying on his side with his head on the pillow as close to my husband 
as he can be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I 
can tell.  I don't know how the interferon injections are going to go over.  
He's so good with the vet, I may just have to take him there for the shots.

  Lynne

Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Marylyn
 Doxy was very hard on my stomach when I was taking it for an  
infected cat bite.  Check into pepscid or something comparable if he  
takes it for long.  I have better luck with pills/capsules and  
catsall of mine hate(d) liquid meds.

On Feb 16, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Lynne wrote:

I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his  
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a  
syringe.  He hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he  
knows what's coming.  After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down  
him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along side of my husband  
who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just went up  
to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his  
side with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can  
be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I  
can tell.  I don't know how the interferon injections are going to  
go over.  He's so good with the vet, I may just have to take him  
there for the shots.


Lynne




Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Sue Frank Koren
If you are trying to get him to drink more, try putting ice cubes in the water. 
 I have had some luck doing that with some of the cats I have had that would 
not drink anything.
Sue
  - Original Message - 
  From: Lynne 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 10:39 AM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


  The interferon the vet is having us give BooBoo is the diluted one.  
According to him, in our instance anyway, the liquid will be better for him.  
It's gonna cost 181.00 but the vet said this will be enough to last his 
lifetime.  I don't think any of tus believe BooBoo has a lot of years left in 
him.  He will be on one subcutaneous shot daily for a week, off a week and on 
again.  It really is just a pick under the skin but still I'm sure it won't be 
pleasant.  I may just opt for taking him to the vet daily because he is so good 
at these things.  As for the doxy, it's in a chicken flavored oil but I'm 
betting there's an aftertaste to it.  I'm attempting to give it to him after I 
know he's eaten something so it won't be so hard on his stomach.  

  I went to a pet food store today and the woman loaded me up with holistic all 
natural food samples for him.  It has no filler stuff in it and hopefully he 
will find one he loves.  I also picked up some goat's milk for him hoping he 
will drink a bit for fluid.  He doesn't drink much water if any.  If he won't 
drink it I'll just use it to make soap with.  I have a small on the side 
business of soap making.  I'll keep on trying til I find this boy something not 
only that he loves but is good for him.  He's just so darn cute.

  Lynne
- Original Message - 
From: laurieskatz 
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:18 AM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to give. 
Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I think. One is for 
humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We give the human one.

The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of water by 
syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned food to get rid of 
the taste?

BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

L
  - Original Message - 
  From: Lynne 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
  Subject: Boo  medicine


  I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his 
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He 
hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  
After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up 
onto the bed along side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there 
scowling at me.  I just went up to check on him and there he is, under the 
covers, laying on his side with his head on the pillow as close to my husband 
as he can be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I 
can tell.  I don't know how the interferon injections are going to go over.  
He's so good with the vet, I may just have to take him there for the shots.

  Lynne

Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Jane Lyons

Lynne
Did you doctor recommend a probiotic while giving him the anti-biotic?
I use FortiFlora. I am sure there are other good ones, but it will  
help his digestive track and

it restores the 'good' bacteria that the antibiotics destroy.

Jane



On Feb 16, 2008, at 6:41 PM, Marylyn wrote:

 Doxy was very hard on my stomach when I was taking it for an  
infected cat bite.  Check into pepscid or something comparable if  
he takes it for long.  I have better luck with pills/capsules and  
catsall of mine hate(d) liquid meds.

On Feb 16, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Lynne wrote:

I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his  
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a  
syringe.  He hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he  
knows what's coming.  After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff  
down him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along side of my  
husband who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I  
just went up to check on him and there he is, under the covers,  
laying on his side with his head on the pillow as close to my  
husband as he can be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a  
battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how the interferon  
injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the vet, I may  
just have to take him there for the shots.


Lynne






Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Lynne
I remember taking Doxycycline at one point Marylyn and it made me so sick.  I'm 
timing it for when I know he's had something to eat.  The pharmacist told me to 
do this.  I would definitely be happier using pills.  Last summer we had to 
give our turtle a course of antibiotics because this other turtle bit her.  It 
was easy to give her liquid because as soon as you get too close Dottie opens 
her mouth.  I would stick the syringe in her mouth and automatically she would 
clamp down on it and down her throat the medicine would go.  If only cats were 
as easy as turtles.

Lynne
  - Original Message - 
  From: Marylyn 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 6:41 PM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


   Doxy was very hard on my stomach when I was taking it for an infected cat 
bite.  Check into pepscid or something comparable if he takes it for long.  I 
have better luck with pills/capsules and catsall of mine hate(d) liquid 
meds.  

  On Feb 16, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Lynne wrote:


I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his Doxycycline. 
 I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He hated it.  This 
morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  After a bit of a 
struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along 
side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just 
went up to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his side 
with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can be, still scowling 
at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I can tell.  I don't know how 
the interferon injections are going to go over.  He's so good with the vet, I 
may just have to take him there for the shots.

Lynne




Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Lynne
Will do Sue.  My son does that with his dog.
  - Original Message - 
  From: Sue  Frank Koren 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:47 PM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


  If you are trying to get him to drink more, try putting ice cubes in the 
water.  I have had some luck doing that with some of the cats I have had that 
would not drink anything.
  Sue
- Original Message - 
From: Lynne 
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


The interferon the vet is having us give BooBoo is the diluted one.  
According to him, in our instance anyway, the liquid will be better for him.  
It's gonna cost 181.00 but the vet said this will be enough to last his 
lifetime.  I don't think any of tus believe BooBoo has a lot of years left in 
him.  He will be on one subcutaneous shot daily for a week, off a week and on 
again.  It really is just a pick under the skin but still I'm sure it won't be 
pleasant.  I may just opt for taking him to the vet daily because he is so good 
at these things.  As for the doxy, it's in a chicken flavored oil but I'm 
betting there's an aftertaste to it.  I'm attempting to give it to him after I 
know he's eaten something so it won't be so hard on his stomach.  

I went to a pet food store today and the woman loaded me up with holistic 
all natural food samples for him.  It has no filler stuff in it and hopefully 
he will find one he loves.  I also picked up some goat's milk for him hoping he 
will drink a bit for fluid.  He doesn't drink much water if any.  If he won't 
drink it I'll just use it to make soap with.  I have a small on the side 
business of soap making.  I'll keep on trying til I find this boy something not 
only that he loves but is good for him.  He's just so darn cute.

Lynne
  - Original Message - 
  From: laurieskatz 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:18 AM
  Subject: Re: Boo  medicine


  Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to 
give. Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I think. One 
is for humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We give the human one.

  The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of water 
by syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned food to get rid 
of the taste?

  BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

  L
- Original Message - 
From: Lynne 
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
Subject: Boo  medicine


I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his 
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a syringe.  He 
hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he knows what's coming.  
After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down him.  He immediately jumps up 
onto the bed along side of my husband who is still sleeping and sits there 
scowling at me.  I just went up to check on him and there he is, under the 
covers, laying on his side with his head on the pillow as close to my husband 
as he can be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I 
can tell.  I don't know how the interferon injections are going to go over.  
He's so good with the vet, I may just have to take him there for the shots.

Lynne


Re: Boo medicine

2008-02-16 Thread Marylyn
You might try leaving a faucet running too.  Or getting a drinking  
fountain.  Dixie gets bottled water..the tap water here has  
too many odors to suit me and changes with the lake level.  I am very  
sure she would not like it and we travel quite  bite so I just carry  
some with us.  She is the purrfect traveller.

On Feb 16, 2008, at 6:47 PM, Sue  Frank Koren wrote:

If you are trying to get him to drink more, try putting ice cubes in  
the water.  I have had some luck doing that with some of the cats I  
have had that would not drink anything.

Sue
- Original Message -
From: Lynne
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 10:39 AM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine

The interferon the vet is having us give BooBoo is the diluted one.   
According to him, in our instance anyway, the liquid will be better  
for him.  It's gonna cost 181.00 but the vet said this will be  
enough to last his lifetime.  I don't think any of tus believe  
BooBoo has a lot of years left in him.  He will be on one  
subcutaneous shot daily for a week, off a week and on again.  It  
really is just a pick under the skin but still I'm sure it won't be  
pleasant.  I may just opt for taking him to the vet daily because he  
is so good at these things.  As for the doxy, it's in a chicken  
flavored oil but I'm betting there's an aftertaste to it.  I'm  
attempting to give it to him after I know he's eaten something so it  
won't be so hard on his stomach.


I went to a pet food store today and the woman loaded me up with  
holistic all natural food samples for him.  It has no filler stuff  
in it and hopefully he will find one he loves.  I also picked up  
some goat's milk for him hoping he will drink a bit for fluid.  He  
doesn't drink much water if any.  If he won't drink it I'll just use  
it to make soap with.  I have a small on the side business of soap  
making.  I'll keep on trying til I find this boy something not only  
that he loves but is good for him.  He's just so darn cute.


Lynne
- Original Message -
From: laurieskatz
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:18 AM
Subject: Re: Boo  medicine

Hi. We give interferon by mouth. It has no taste is not a problem to  
give. Maybe what you are giving is different. There are 2 kinds, I  
think. One is for humans (diluted) and one for cats (expensive). We  
give the human one.


The doxy tastes terrible. Can you chase it with a small amount of  
water by syringe (have it ready to go) and/or offer a little canned  
food to get rid of the taste?


BooBoo is a character. What a funny boy SO full of personality!

L
- Original Message -
From: Lynne
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:23 AM
Subject: Boo  medicine

I have to tell you guys the funniest thing with BooBoo and his  
Doxycycline.  I gave him his first dose last night, through a  
syringe.  He hated it.  This morning I go upstairs with it and he  
knows what's coming.  After a bit of a struggle I get the stuff down  
him.  He immediately jumps up onto the bed along side of my husband  
who is still sleeping and sits there scowling at me.  I just went up  
to check on him and there he is, under the covers, laying on his  
side with his head on the pillow as close to my husband as he can  
be, still scowling at me.  This is going to be a battle for a week I  
can tell.  I don't know how the interferon injections are going to  
go over.  He's so good with the vet, I may just have to take him  
there for the shots.


Lynne