Showing posts from April 19, 2011

Gracie's Surgery

No barking at passersby.  No begging for food.  No being underfoot or pawing my face at 6AM. No hogging the bed or snoring.  No demanding attention and jumping on guests.  No pleading for walks or dragging dog food through the house.

~only silence~

Dear Diary,

It happened right after I went for my walk yesterday.  I had this urge to pee and I needed to go right back outside.  Mom said I was just trying her patience and that I'd already peed a zillion times on our walk.  But she left me go out anyway.  

When I first went - I thought, huh!  Maybe mom was right.  Maybe I don't have to go after all.  But then when I went back inside I had that feeling again.  After about an hour of hearing her and dad complaining about who was going to take me out next, they decided to give me the silent treatment.  So I paced and I pawed and I finally plopped down in front of them and pleaded, 'p-l-e-a-s-e take me out!' But still, they ignored me.  

Now I may look a little scruffy right now (p…

Emergency Visit to The Animal Hospital

Hi Everyone.
It's 3:30 AM and I just got back from an emergency visit to the animal hospital.  Gracie has bladder stones and a blockage.  
Please pray for her, that she does okay with the procedures that she will have to go through and for  possible surgery.
I have a choice to make. The vet is going to try to push the stone that is causing the blockage back up through the urethra and into the bladder, however he feels that he should then do surgery to remove the stones so this doesn't happen again weeks from now.  OR if it is a certain kind of stone, a special diet might work... but this is not as effective.    
Surgery?  Or not?  I want what's best for Gracie. 
I miss my girl already.