Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Sept 5 Blue CollarOliver

Poor guy was savagely attacked by a cat somewhere in the woods. His front right shoulder was bitten down almost to the bone. Many stitches, kitty morphine...but he did get it open with his rear leg, so it had to be restitched. Dr had us put Ora-gel around wound to deaden sensation...he's almost himself now ...
HOWEVER, grooming is difficult and we have watched him lick the collar then, using his paw to raise it, rub his face ... by the end of the day, he's looking pretty ratty.
He is learning to enjoy warm washcloth grooming....about 2-3 more days and he will be free. Today was last of the pain medication.