November 9, 2012

V-E-T... Yes, that's where I went!!




Kitties, mom took me to the v-e-t yesterday.  She scooped me up after I followed a trail of treats into the computer room where my PTU is, and put me into the PTU with some more treats.  I scoffed at her efforts and didn't eat the then but I did not cry.  I never made a sound then, going, while there, or coming back.  Wait..I did say a small sound when the Tech took me out for my pawdicure.



I went so I could have my allergy shot.  My doctor always has continuing education and twelve weeks ago he had read about an allergy shot that was short acting, not as concerning to give a kitty and though called short acting, the effect paradoxically lasts a while.  Sure enough I didn't get to the extremes at the passing of 12 weeks but I was nearing my limit.

I feel like a MILLION green papers, furrieds!  I have been totally happy since that shot.  I had the zoomies for hours because I felt so good again with no itching.  I didn't lift a single foot since my shot  to scratch- and now I won't barber myself (gnawing off furs and swallowing and horking them) for weeks.  Then, back I go. I slept so well in all my naps when I got home again, and before bed that I was out like a light. And all night I was pressed into mom's stomach zonked. I stayed zonked when she turned over.  My sleep is so much better without all that barbering and scratching.

Here I am with my doctor. Mommy and I think he is, excuse the phrase, the cat's meow.  I look as annoyed as I am!  MY furs got rumpled and I had to groom myself as soon as I got home; after my treats that is.  I am a magnificent 10.2 pounds.  I gained 1/10th of a pound in 12 weeks so I am watching my figure.  

That was my afternoon and evening and night.  Happy happy happy.

51 comments:

Eric and Flynn said...

That is very good news that you didn't have any bad effects from your allergy shot. Mum thinks I will soon need another one as when she pets me I bite my feet. I am not digging or biting myself apart from that, so mum hopes I can go a bit longer as it is only 2 months since the last and the shots seem to mess with my liver function levels. It is possible though that when my levels are slightly raised, that is what is causing the itchiness. The vet does blood tests every 6 months to keep an eye on them.

Fuzzy Tales said...

You do look rather annoyed in the photo, Katie, but we're so glad the allergy shots helps you. And glad you won't have to go back for another 12 weeks or so!

Old Kitty said...

Beautiful Katie Isabella!! Awwww you are one very brave amazing kitty!! We are so glad your trip to the v-e-t was full of treats and good news! And your v-e-t has such a cute smile too! Yay! Take care
x

Marg said...

Sorry Katie that you had to go to the vet but glad that allergy shot is working. Ask Mom to ask what the name of it is so we can ask our vet about it for a couple of these cats around here. Poor Orange boyzo is always scratching and biting. Hope you two have a fun Friday.

Hannah and Lucy said...

We are so happy for you that you don't itch now you've had your allergy shot.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

William said...

Katie, that is wonderful news! But about that trail of treats thing...

Random Felines said...

that is a great report - and we are so very glad you are feeling so much better (but we find it a little rude that your mom used treats to lure you into the ptu)

Simba said...

The allergy shot sounds like a good thing. But MY you do look a bit peeved int he picture with your very nice looking vet.

JC said...

Katie, you don't look happy in the photo.

I am very glad that you are feeling just a bit better. I hope that shot continues to help you.

Terri said...

Your mommy is rather sneaky! You were a very brave girl to not howl :)

So great the itchies are gone and you feel so feisty :)

Nerissa said...

That's WONDERFUL that you're feelin' so much better after that allergy shot. But I must say, Katie, that you are lookin' slightly peeved in that photo. Gotta keep up appearances, though. Right? I mean... you were at the V-E-T! purrs

da tabbies o trout towne said...

katie; ewe due noe that oil de trout ore even oil de salmon iz grate for de itchies.....

place 8 ta nine hunks oh fish on de floor...knot like side to side but like tail ta head then roll on em...

knot onlee will ewe smell grate, haza reddy snak, and noe mor itchies...ewe will also haz plentee oh fish on stand by for a midnight samich !!

haza grate week oh end; happee ewe feel better too :)

The Island Cats said...

Hi ya, Katie! We're glad that the shot made you feel better. The mom says she's interested in what kind of shot it was because Ernie has allergies and gets itchy sometimes, but the mom is reluctant to let the v-e-t give him the usual allergy shot (depo medrol). So Ernie only gets it when the itching gets really really bad.

We hope you have a good weekend!

Wally

Hi ya, Katie...I just wanted to thank you for the nice compliments you left me today. Y'know, I'm not really that petite...I weigh about 9 pounds...which I know isn't as much as you. I hope you have a good weekend.

Zoey

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock, Violette said...

That sounds like a delightful visit to the vet, Miss katie!

Purrs,
The Chans

Mr. Black said...

Katie, you are a very brave cat. To not cry during the transport to the V-E-T...that is really something. I'm very glad that the allergy shot worked so well for you!

In that bottom photo, I notice your ears are halfway back. So, not full-back mode where it is "watch out" time, but the "go no further than holding me gently, I'm very annoyed" mode.

meowmeowmans said...

Sorry you had to go the v-e-t, Miss Katie. But we are glad that new allergy shot works so well! :)

Brian said...

I sure am glad the shot makes you feel better pretty girl! That is a good way to start the weekend!

BeadedTail said...

We're so happy you're feeling so good Katie! Your v-e-t looks way happier to pose with a pretty ladycat than you do posing with him!

Cole Cat said...

Oh my! What an adventure. We're sorry about the V-E-T trip but wow! Hours of zoomies? Happy happy? Sounds like a great weekend is ahead of you! Purrs...

Colehauscats.com

The Furries of Whisppy said...

That's really great how the allergy shot help you feel so much better and HAPPY! You do look very peeved with your vet, though he looks like a lovely man. :)

Boomie says to let you know he's packing and on his way. XOXO

Katnip Lounge said...

aaiiieeeee!!!! Katie, you look a wee tad hissed off...

Mommy has been giving The Baby 1/2 of a Zyrtec and her itchies are GONE! Are you an easy piller?

Mariodacat said...

Awwww - poor Katie. At least you get treats when you get dashed to the vet. At least you get treats. I get nothing until I get home.

Avalons Garden and Mewsings of Garden Cottage Cats said...

Hey Gurlfuriend, Penelope here ^..^
You can bank dat i'de be a weeeee bit hissssed off if i waz tricked wif treatz into da ptu and den brought to da V E T !! but i mus say, you did it wif a good deal ov dignity ^.,^ ♥xo♥

da mom said sumthin about your mom pee mailing her da name ov da stuffs da Dr. givz you so you don't itch ^..^ I think da mom iz getting ideaz about trickin me!! Not Gonna Happen! i ain't nuffin if not $itchie!!! .......heheheheh

Purrz~
Penelope
♥♥xoxo ^.,^

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

Katie, your vet looks almost too nice to be a vet! I guess looks can be deceiving, right? Although I can tell you weren't fooled! I'm glad the medicine is working for you!

Mary said...

Aw Katie, you look gorgeous as ever, though you're scowling a little in the pic! You have to be careful when you're mad and make faces like that.. or your pretty kitty face could freeze that way. (That's something my Mom and Gran used to say to me a lot when i was in a sulky mood!) :) I'm glad you're not itchy/scratchy. And yes, your v-e-t looks very handsome!

Peaceful said...

LoL! great pictures!

Stacy Hurt said...

I think that last photo would have been loads better if you showed alla bloods that you gave him for rumplin yourself.

just sayin'

xoxo
Ms. Stella O'Houligan

Andrea and the Celestial Kitties said...

Yay! We're so happy you're feeling good Katie! And leaving all your gorgeous furs where they belong!
1/10 of a pound? That's the fur! And the bribe treats probably, MOL

CATachresis said...

That vet looks far too pleased with himself - mom thinks he's "hunky" whatever that means. Glad the shot stops you honking!!! >^,,^<

Pattyskypants said...

We are very impurressed that you used the word "paradoxically!" That's a lotta syllables for a kitteh! xxoo Patty & Bhu

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

Hooray! I'm glad you're feeling better my dear.

SailorEdgar said...

I am very glad that you are feeling good after your shot. See...sometimes it is necessary to go to the vet. That trail of treats trick probably wouldn't work more than once on Gracie. :-) Gracie & Millie's vet is about as old as me & Ron, and we are worried that he will retire before much longer.

Lucy the Cat said...

I wish you didn't have to get a regular shot, Katie, but it's so great how great you feel! Love that picture of you with your cute vet. :)

Nellie said...

Great news from you, Miss Katie, that you have been immensely helped by that allergy shot!

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

What is THAT HUMAN doing with his filthy hairless paws around my sweet Katie's NECK? Why, it's an OUTRAGE, that's what it is!! I mean, could you even BREATHE???

As for all the rest of it, well, all's well that ends well, but really! The NERVE of that man!

XOXOXOXO

Cathy Keisha said...

Sorry you had to go to the Vet. Hope the shot works.

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

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The Cat From Hell said...

Dear Katie!
me is doing tha Happy Dance here for yous!
Me thinks your vet is pawsome!
Kisses
Nellie

Michiko Johnson said...

Katie! You has the allergy shot after that continues to help you I feed so much for your Mum.
Every time when you both coming to see the V-E-T trip that medicine is work very good for you.
Happy happy Katie!
xoxox
Sis!Katie,Miyuki, and Victoria.
Michiko

Selina said...

Meowlo my purrty furriend!

Well that last pic DID say it all! MOL But your vet looks like he really digs cats and that's the main thing - that and the fact that you felt TERRIFIC after your shot!

So here's to zoomies and feeling great! I, myself, am going thru a severe "zoomie phase" at the moment. Morticia hates it 'cause I'm chasing her!

PURRS!
Selina

catsnco said...

Your vet looks like mine! Funny!

rumpydog.com said...

What great news to hear you're doing better. Isn't medical advancement grand?

Cat Chat With Caren And Cody said...

do you get "hot spots" too Katie? I take prednisonol and would be interested in hearing more about the shot. Love, Cody

Kjelle Bus said...

GREAT that the allergy shot´s are working !
*mol* you can really see how p-offed you are in that picture with the vet.

Keisha said...

I am proud of u. {{{Katie Isabella}}}

Daisy said...

Oh Katie, I am so happy that you are feeling better now that you area not as itchy!

Tamago said...

Oh Katie san so sorry you had to go to the vet! But so happy your allergy shot is working well and you aren't as itchy as before! Yay! Goro has started allergy shot, too. Though he never seemed itchy, his skin got irritated sometimes. I hope it works for him, too! Have a great weekend, Katie san!

Sherry said...

Mommy is a clever one. You are too cute for words Katie girl! Glad your itchies are gone.

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

Hi darling, Well, my Human seems to have acquired some kind of leak as her nosicle has been dripping all day. She crashed out last night after visiting like only two or three of our friends. I can see a few days ahead of her being more useless than usual. Sigh.

XOXOXO

Alley Cats and Angels of North Carolina said...

Beautiful Katie Isabella... So sorry you had to go to the V-E-T. But it's great that he's the cat's meow and found something to help with your allergies. That is wonderful.

I'm sorry I've been MIA - work (the paying job) is kicking my booty with 14+ hour days to try to meet all the deadlines right now so it's hard for me to read the blogs very often.

Rykers Boyz n Allie said...

MOL! We LOVE the photo of you with your doctor. Someone is NOT amused!! So glad you're feeling so chipper!