Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Friday was two days after 9/11. That meant it was the 13th and a Friday. Friday the 13th. We are not superstitious, but we tried not to think about it. (From Wikipedia: The superstition surrounding this day may have arisen in the Middle Ages, “originating from...
Cat Fights

Cat Fights

Saturday morning, nine A. M. There are two appointments scheduled. Both are cats. Buddy was just neutered four weeks ago, so we see him first. Besides Mow Mow’s parents are new clients and still filling out their paperwork. Buddy had gotten loose a couple of times and...
Miracles

Miracles

We first saw Rusty in mid August. The 27 pound, red male fiest mix was about nine years old and had been vomiting blood since April. He now had a bloody mucoid stool. The owners had not been ignoring the problem and various things had been tried at another vet, but...
Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Friday was two days after 9/11. That meant it was the 13th and a Friday. Friday the 13th. We are not superstitious, but we tried not to think about it. (From Wikipedia: The superstition surrounding this day may have arisen in the Middle Ages, “originating from...
Neuter

Neuter

I just finished Chief’s neuter. Chief belongs to a new client and is an older, cute boxer. I saw him on Tuesday for annual vaccinations and after his physical exam, I recommended that they neuter him. “We were wondering about that.” I replied, “It’s time.” Chief had...
Euthanasia

Euthanasia

“She is a murderer.” I was working a shift at the Animal ER and the young person was talking about me, but she has no clue.Murder is defined as the intentional, unlawful killing committed with malice aforethought. What does that mean? Unlawful here would mean not...