Low white cell count

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Tue May 06, 2014 10:20 am

It must be so upsetting for you and worrying. Let's hope she will soon turn a corner and they let her come home.

It's a relief that Squeak and Grey seem to be ok. I think you could be right about their previous life on the farm. Whatever they were exposed to there may well have strengthened their immune system. Thank goodness for that!

Thinking of you. Please give Henry a tickle from me and tell him I'm pleased he's getting better xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by greenkitty » Tue May 06, 2014 3:41 pm

Any news today?

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Walesgang » Tue May 06, 2014 5:08 pm

Got just Tips home :D

I'll post later after she's settled in :D

I am so relieved

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Tue May 06, 2014 5:31 pm

Fantastic news :) :)

What a relief for you. She'll be so pleased to be back home with you all.

Give her lots of fusses from me xxx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Tue May 06, 2014 5:47 pm

That's brilliant, Val. So pleased for you and the little girl.

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by jan1957 » Tue May 06, 2014 6:31 pm

Sooo glad Tips is home - hopefully her recovery will speed up now she's with her mummy and family. Hope you can relax a bit now.

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Shelly and Dora » Tue May 06, 2014 6:41 pm

Yayyyy. That's super news.

Looking forward to your post later with a full update.

Fusses to your girl.

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Walesgang » Tue May 06, 2014 8:39 pm

Thanks everyone.

Tips seems a bit overwelmed with things. She has been a bit disorientated, running into things.

She is very cuddly with us though.

She has had a few mouthfuls of food, and has now settled down to sleep. She must be exhausted poor lamb.

Henry has been a bit quieter tonight, and hasn't eaten as enthusiastically as the past couple of days, but again he has settled down to sleep.

Hopefully things will look brighter in the morning for them both

Glad to have the family together :D

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Tue May 06, 2014 8:43 pm

I'm not surprised really that Tips is a bit disorientated. She will improve tomorrow I feel sure. It's good that she's had a little food too.

Henry probably doesn't quite know what to make of things either.

Just cuddle your lovely girl and see what the morning brings.

So relieved she's home and the family are all one again xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Tue May 06, 2014 9:27 pm

Glad everyone is home, Val. it will take a whole for them to get over it all but they're with you now. Fuses to them all from us. X

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by greenkitty » Wed May 07, 2014 7:50 am

Pleased to hear your have Tips home, hopefully they'll improve now in their familiar surroundings x

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Crewella » Wed May 07, 2014 11:18 am

Glad she's home, hoping they both feel much better soon. xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Diana » Wed May 07, 2014 3:26 pm

So happy they are home. Don't you just hate it when they are at the vets and your literally praying for the moment where the vet says they can come home!!!

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Walesgang » Wed May 07, 2014 8:07 pm

Tips has settled down today luckily!

She tends to get disorientated when she does not think straight, such if she is spooked etc. I think her disorientation yesterday was the trauma of being poorly and being in a strange place.

The vet said that all they could get her to eat when she was in was a few dreamies! She doesn't normally get them at home. Squeak has the odd one as a treat but we don't really let them eat them.

Her appetite has been ok today. She hasn't lost her fight in terms of pilling! He ho, 6more days to go!

Henry was quiet this morning, and hasn't eaten all his food, but he's ok compared with last week.

Hopefully they are both on the mend.

Squeak and Grey (touch wood) seem fine

Thanks again for having someone to turn to - it's been such a hard time

Val xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by jan1957 » Wed May 07, 2014 9:31 pm

Hi Val
Have you ever tried Thrive chicken or fish treats? They're natural and freeze dried. When either of mine have been really off their food a few treats starts them eating again. The treats can be crunched into a powder and sprinkled on a tiny bit of wet food - might get Tips interested?
Wishing all your furries good health xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Thu May 08, 2014 8:06 am

How are the little ones today, Val. Glad they felt up to a good long post on DDDD!

What a hard week for you, and not out of it yet. We are all rooting for you. x

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Thu May 08, 2014 7:24 pm

Thinking of you all today Val. Hope little Tips has improved and that Henry is a bit more like his normal self today xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Walesgang » Thu May 08, 2014 8:27 pm

Hi everyone

The pluses are more than the minuses so I think we have turned a corner :D

Tips has been pretty lively and eaten some of her food each meal, although she hasn't eaten a lot. That is real progress. She's been playing - in fact, she's been quite demanding asking for play which is great :D

Henry is eating about half his normal meals, which is ok. He is super cuddly which is lovely.

The main downers are Tips total lack of playing the game with pills. I have never known such a challenging cat! I seem to remember she was the reason for switching to a spot on wormer rather than a pill! Even when we get a good throw down the back of her throat she holds it for ages without swallowing and somehow manages to move it to the side and out!

The other thing was Henry was sleeping on our bed last night. We woke to hear him heaving. We gone him onto the floor in time before he was sick. It's the first time he has thrown up since the weekend, and he seems ok today so hopefully it was a blip.

It's so wonderful with them showing their characters again :D

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Jacks » Thu May 08, 2014 9:17 pm

Great news! Dear Tips and Henry - if they are behaving normally this is a really important sign. You must be so relieved! Hope you have a peacefully, sick-free and cuddly night! x

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Crewella » Thu May 08, 2014 10:20 pm

I'm so glad they both seem better, what a relief for you. :)

If it's any help, my old Minnie used to try the 'holding the pill in the back of the throat and spitting it out behind the fridge' routine when I thought I'd successfully got one down the hatch, even after holding her head back and stroking her throat. I now keep a treat handy and give it to her as soon as I let her go, which makes her forget all about the pill and both go down together. It's also nice to reward her for being so greviously manhandled. :D

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Fri May 09, 2014 8:06 pm

Val I'm so relieved. It was great to hear that Tips has been wanting to play and even demanding to play :) They are definite signs that she's feeling quite a bit better.

Hope Henry hasn't been sick since yesterday and that he is still progressing in the right direction.

What a time of it you've all had. I think you've coped really well with all the stress and anxiety of having two poorly babies.

Please give them both a fuss and gentle tickle from me xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by Walesgang » Fri May 09, 2014 8:31 pm

Thank you Carol :D

It has been an awful time. Not helped by getting a bit of a mite outbreak in the hen house on top! Luckily we have another house we have decamped them to while we treat theirs. Horrid little critters!

Tips has been on full pelt today. You wouldn't know there's been anything wrong :D Henry still seems to tire and his appetite is variable.

Fusses to Fluffy from us all xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by HRHFluffy » Fri May 09, 2014 8:51 pm

Oh Val you could have done without a mite outbreak. My parents used to have lots of hens so I know about such horrid things. They get everywhere!

I'm thrilled that Tips has had such a good day. It's surprising that she seems to have picked up better than Henry. Hopefully he will be fully recovered soon. It's just maybe hit his system a bit harder and it's taking him longer to shake it off. That might be why he is so affectionate and wanting extra cuddles.

Fusses to Fluffy gratefully received xx

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Re: Low white cell count

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Sat May 10, 2014 9:51 am

So pleased to hear that lovely Tips is doing so well. Hope the gentle giant has a better day today. We're thinking of you all. X

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