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Post by Walesgang » Wed May 13, 2015 7:31 pm

Yay. Great news.

Fingers crossed for tomorrow x

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Post by bobbys girl » Wed May 13, 2015 9:46 pm

Yes, fingers crossed for tomorrow. The sooner this is behind him, the sooner he can get on with his new life. :) Fusses to the sweet boy.

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Post by JulieandBarney » Thu May 14, 2015 6:57 am

Everything crossed here for your lovely boy.....hope he's back home soon ...xx

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Post by booktigger » Thu May 14, 2015 7:05 am

Fingers crossed for today

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Post by greenkitty » Thu May 14, 2015 8:30 am

Good luck for today, keeping all paws crossed for your lovely fluffy fella x

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Post by Crewella » Thu May 14, 2015 10:37 am

He's in theatre now. Thanks to you all for your good wishes and vibes. xx

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Post by meriad » Thu May 14, 2015 10:42 am

Yay, that is good news. Fingers crossed all goes well and he's back home tonight. Fusses to him

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Post by Walesgang » Thu May 14, 2015 10:47 am

Eeeekkk - even more vibes from here x

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Post by HRHFluffy » Thu May 14, 2015 11:45 am

Thinking of you. Can't wait for the next update Xx

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Post by nannymcfee » Thu May 14, 2015 1:44 pm

I have been stuck at hospital today ( who makes appointments when its same time as staff lunchtimes ) so just catching up.......

Hope all has gone well and you can soon bring him home..

i will have to rename him Gummy Bare Fred


( i can relate to loss of teeth for health sake) :)

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Post by Crewella » Thu May 14, 2015 2:42 pm

It all went well, he's come round and has already tucked into his lunch - they're really pleased with him. Am picking him up tonight! :D

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Post by JulieandBarney » Thu May 14, 2015 2:45 pm

Fantastic news !! :D :D :D

Yay....good old Greebo...on his way home, so, so pleased to read this ...xx

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Post by Walesgang » Thu May 14, 2015 2:54 pm

Well done Greebo :D

So pleased to hear his ordeal has nearly ended! Xx

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Post by Lilith » Thu May 14, 2015 2:59 pm

Brilliant news - he'll be a new man soon :D

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Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Thu May 14, 2015 3:08 pm

Ooooh! That precious boy. I bet you can't wait to get him home!

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Post by meriad » Thu May 14, 2015 3:46 pm

Yay!!!! :lol:

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Post by Crewella » Thu May 14, 2015 8:43 pm

He was very pleased to see me, and even happier to be home! As soon as I let him out of the crate, he jumped up the ramp and stuck his head through the catflap into his little house as if to check his bed was still there, then came over for a fuss. As it's such a cold wet evening I've put a heat pad in his bed (as well as the heater he has in there), so he should be fine. :)

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Post by HRHFluffy » Thu May 14, 2015 8:56 pm

Awww Helen!!! That's wonderful news. How lovely that he checked to make sure his very own bed was still there. Then came for a fuss to say thanks. What a soft hearted little boy he is. He knows he's loved and being looked after, something he's never had before. What a heart warming story :D . Give him lots of gentle fusses from me Xx

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Post by MarkB » Thu May 14, 2015 9:19 pm

Great update :) The worst is over for him and it sounds like he is happy to be back.

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Post by bobbys girl » Thu May 14, 2015 9:38 pm

Lovely news Helen. So happy for the little man. He sounds glad to be home.

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Post by Walesgang » Thu May 14, 2015 9:44 pm

Great news Helen!

Mr G wasn't quite as appreciative when I got him home after his op!

He skulked away into the garage and ignored me for at least 6 hours!

It sounds like you have been forgiven and he realises that you are looking out for him <3 x

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Post by nannymcfee » Fri May 15, 2015 7:02 am

I was so worried over the outcome at the vets, but yeah! so pleased they went ahead with his op, and he loves being back in his (forever? home....)

you are a star!

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Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Fri May 15, 2015 7:08 am

Oh what good news, Helen. He loves his home and his mum already. :lol: . What a happy little boy he is now.

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Post by Lilith » Fri May 15, 2015 9:05 am

That's great to hear! At least he'll never have to go through that again. Incredible how he has bounced back despite all previous stress/debility/recent complications. Shows you've given him the will to live. After only three weeks, is it?

I bet he was glad to wake up in his own bed this morning :D

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Post by Cussypat1974 » Fri May 15, 2015 2:09 pm

Wonderful news! He has a future now, thanks to you. Xxx

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Post by greenkitty » Sat May 16, 2015 7:05 am

Really pleased it all went well, hopefully he'll realise his pen is the better option now and relax and enjoy some home comforts, fusses to your brave lad x

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Post by Crewella » Sat May 16, 2015 12:52 pm

Thanks guys. :)

He's so much brighter and happier today, I think the poor boy's been feeling ill and run down for some time and now the infections are clearing up you can really see the difference in him. OH has been round there feeding him bits of chicken this morning, and he now seems to have decided that OH is 'friend' not 'foe' and is happy to go up to him for a fuss.

He's such a nice boy, he's the first ex-stray I've had that doesn't grab when you're hand-feeding him - he takes it very gently and politely. Even Daz was very grabby at first, though he's now learnt some manners, and we don't dare feed Pugwash by hand, all food has to go in his bowl. Not only does Puggy nearly take your hand off, but he then starts to bite any hand that goes near him just in case there's food in it, and it's a real 'snap' like a steel trap - unbelievably fast and hard!

We now just need to concentrate on Greebo's coat. He still has lots of clumps on his back end and undercarriage and I was hoping they'd take a few off whilst he was in surgery, but apparently they spent so long digging out the roots of his poor old broken teeth that they didn't want to keep him under for any longer than they absolutely had to. So .... it's back to the comb and blunt-ended scissors, a bit at a time.

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Post by greenkitty » Sat May 16, 2015 4:08 pm

Great update, I bet he's feeling so much better now. I know Noodley and Tig bounced back really quickly after their extractions, I guess there's nothing worse than toothache.

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Post by HRHFluffy » Sat May 16, 2015 8:16 pm

Fabulous update Helen. So pleased he's feeling much better already. Can't wait to see what the next few days bring :D xx

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Post by Crewella » Sat May 16, 2015 9:20 pm

Although he did have a couple of extractions, most of his molars were not too bad .... as I know to my cost as they bit into my finger when I was trying to get his antibiotic 'down the hatch'! All my own fault, as I'd tried to hide his pill in his food as I got away with that last night, but this time I watched him pushing it round the plate until I decided he wasn't going to fall for it and grabbed him. It was pretty stupid to grab him mid-dinner and stick my finger in his mouth when he was still in full chewing mode - I think I probably deserve the sore and throbbing index finger I'm now nursing!

Sadly, most of the time spent on his teeth was on digging out the roots of his canines, all of which were snapped off and a couple of the roots were cracked. Which was why the vet thought he'd been kicked in the face. :(

However, as has been said, the worst is over now and he's on the mend. I don't think he even realised he'd bitten me, and he's such a nice boy that I didn't have the heart to tell him. ;)

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