Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Mom Looks Worried


Dear Diary,

1:00 AM -  I'm sick as a dog.  Literally.  Barfed on one, two three throw rugs.

1:15 AM -  Mom looks worried.  She says she wishes she wouldn't have given me the new flea treatment that morning.  She thinks I'm having an allergic reaction.  

1:30 AM -  I'm in the bathtub.  Mom's sudsing me up with Oatmeal Shampoo, trying to wash away all the poison.  I sit looking straight ahead.  

2:00 AM -  It's the blow dryer.  I hate that thing.  It makes such noise, and it scares me when it blows all that warm air on me.

2:30 AM -  I'm still not dry.  Wish that stupid blow dryer would break.

2:45 AM -  Almost dry.  I'm shivering.  Mom wraps me in her warm soft robe and I fall asleep in Dad's chair.




8:00 AM - I'm too tired to get up.  Mom thinks there's something terribly wrong.

8:01 AM - Dad tests me, 'There's Max outside!" I jump from the chair and run to the window.  

I must be all better.

Gracie.



7 comments:

  1. Oh, poor Gracie, she looks so pitiful!! Her eyes look so sorrowful. I hope she was just pooped from the bath and blow dryer and is all better now. I have heard of dogs getting pretty sick from the flea stuff. I think you did the right thing to bathe her immediatly!! Keep us posted.

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  2. hoping Gracie is feeling better by now! I do know Koda didn't like the generic Frontline product. I think you did good giving Gracie a bath in hopes it would help her feel better!

    betty

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  3. Oh gosh... you really had me worried until the "Dad test!!" Thank God you got up and ran to the window!! I can feel Mom and Dad's relief all the way over here!
    Take care Gracie...and no more flea treatments!!
    Blessings!
    ann

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  4. Poor Gracie- to have to endure all this stuff so she can rid herself of those pesky fleas.... Hope all is well with her and you, Bobbi~ I am so behind with blog visiting- work interferes with my playtime all too much... LOL Will try to catch up soon. ~ Sue

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  5. I hope by the time you are reading this, Gracie is showing more signs of being herself again!

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  6. Poor Gracie! I hope she is feeling better now. That's scary! We gave Tigger a flea treatment that was similar to Frontline but was Hertz brand. He started wheezing and I thought his airway was closing off. The spot where we applied the medicine also turned blood red. It scared us to death! Needless to say he was thrown in a tub very quickly! Thankfully, we've never had to deal with fleas since then.

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