I just got a phone call from our friend Anakin-The Two Legged Miracle Cat's mom Carrie Hawks, that our friend is very sick. She is on her way right now to the Vet Emergency Center in their town, (www.vetemergencycenter.com) so that is why I'm setting up this for her. If you go onto Anakin's page, you can see that he has not been feeling well for a day or so and seems to be getting worse. We are not sure what is going on with him but according to his bloodwork he had done today, his liver is in trouble. While on the phone with Carrie, he was vomiting and having diarrhea. He also was growling at himself like he was in pain. This is an emergency situation so financially, its not something that was planned for. Any help Dottie's friends and Anakin's friends can offer will be greatly appreciated. Please keep Anakin and his family in your prayers.
Background Info on what is wrong with Anakin health right now....
January 22, 2016
Anakin had a trip to the vet today. Long story short, Ani had a messy poop earlier this week & it got on his boy parts and now he's got a UTI. His first one since 2013. He's on 2 weeks of antibiotics and also a probiotic. Also since he was so scared of the vet & tech looking at him he pooped on himself. So they checked that too & it was negative. Poor baby hates going to the vet so much. Here he is shivering with fear in his carrier. He's home now, had his first dose of meds and is happily sleeping up in his favorite perch.
January 30, 2016
Anakin is sick & having other issues, This is long. I know it's a lot to read. If you don't read it I totally understand. Just send Anakin lots of get well wishes & healing thoughts please. He started vomiting after his dinner & antibiotic dose he is also doing a weird jerky body twitch. So the vet had me try one more dose the next morning to see if the clavamox was causing the vomiting or if it was just something else. He again vomited & continued vomit and dry heave off and on through the night. We stopped the clavamox. I think he's having some kind of reaction to it. I was also worried that he had diarrhea and only peed a small amount. I took him to the vet first thing this morning. Not my normal vet though. They are closed on the weekend. Of course Ani peed in the carrier so that showed he was not blocked. They did a bloodwork panel to check everything going on inside. His white cells weren't bad neither were his kidneys. He does have a very elevated liver enzyme ALT ( normal range 0-100, Anakin's is 484 ) and we aren't sure what is causing it possibly the clavamox? but it's most likely why he is vomiting and nauseous. The vet thought he was very alert & not at all lethargic. He was definitely angry with them messing with him. She gave him Electrolytes, SQ fluids to flush any toxins out and hydrate him, a penicillin injection and sent me home with Metoclopramide liquid for his nausea. So far he has eaten a small amount and has not vomited at all since 4 am. If he gets worse we will go to the emergency vet. If not we are to follow up with our regular vet Monday morning to see what we need to do for him. Right now he is sleeping and still doing the twitching but does not seem any worse. Hopefully he will feel up to eating more tonight. Needless to say I haven't slept much. I'm so worried about my baby. I just want him to feel better. I will update you all when I know more. Thank you so much for your care & support.
Updates will be added to this page as I find out more about Anakin's health.