Another Murphy relapse...poor boy is all congested and sneezy with a URI, he
began with light sneezing earlier this week, I gave him a PennG shot Friday
night because he had sneezed so much that he was getting bloody droplets. Now
he's really getting plugged up. I called the vet to see about
Never tired of updates. Prayers coming!
Love animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy
untroubled. Do not trouble their joy, don't harass them, don't deprive them
of their happiness, don't work against God's intent. Man, do not pride
yourself on superiority to animals; they
Alice, a couple of thoughts. Decreasing the pred has to be done gradually.
Instead of going to 5 mg 1x/day maybe 2.5 mg 2x/day could be easier on Murphy.
You could talk to your vet.
The L-lysine powder is tasteless but if Murphy won't eat it mixed in his food
then maybe adding 1/4 tsp to
You might ask your vet about azithromycin. I use it for URI/bartonella, often
hard to tell the difference without testing. My vets would use azithromycin in
either case anyway, so I skip the testing and do the az. You can get
fish-flavored, oil-based, which lasts 90 days versus 10
ANNDREA, YOU DID ALL YOU COULD AND THEN GAVE HER REST AND FREEDOM FROM PAIN. I
AM GLAD YOU BURIED HER. THEY SHOULD HAVE THEIR LAST RESTING PLACE, JUST LIKE
I LIVE IN THE COUNTRY ON 25 ACRES, SO I HAVE 3 PLACES I BURY MY BABIES IN MY
FLOWER GARDENS. THEY ARE SURROUNDED BY FLOWERS AND I
Hi Sharyl-I was thinking about the once a day being alot at once anyway-so I
I have fixed up his weekly pill box (am-pm LOL) and split the pred caplet into
and will give one morning and night. Thanks so much for the suggestion!! He is
bit brighter tonight and talking a bit! Thanks
Terry-I will ask about the azithromycin , we used it alot the first year for
the URIs. Strawberry flavor from the Walmart pharmacy-it was the children's
version. He has had regular CBCs all along and also checked for Hemobartonella
and always negative for any mycoplasmas. Since beginning
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