Vibes for little Fred

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by booktigger » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:44 pm

Bless, glad he could be trusted!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:48 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Aww!

They're men ... :roll: :lol:

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Ruth B » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:03 pm

Aw they look so peaceful together. I think little Fred was glad of a comfy place to fully stretch out on.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Mayday21 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:08 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:29 pm

Fred has been doing very well but over the weekend he has gone quiet and he has quite runny poos! So we took him back to the vets this morning. He is still there. They are going to keep him in a couple of days, sort his tummy problems, change his bandage and, as the vet said, give me time to get the washing dry! :lol: I have been without a washer for over a week - hand washing stinky towels (plus all the rest of the laundry!) is no joke! :(

New washer comes tomorrow, don't stand still or I'll throw you in for a scrub! Funny thing is over the last couple of weeks the cats have been very reluctant to come into the lounge where Freddie has been confined. Now they are all here. Cats eh? I do miss my little fuzz ball. I hope he is OK.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Mayday21 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:32 pm

Hi Sue..praying all ok with little Freddie. You’ll be glad once that wm arrives...Vivian

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:42 pm

Paws crossed he's ok!

Could it be any meds that he's on?

Sending all good vibes and wishes we can muster! x

Oh, and happy new washing machine :)

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Ruth B » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:56 pm

Here's hoping there is nothing serious wrong with little Fred and i'll be keeping all fingers and toes crossed until he is back home.

Isn't it a bit sad how we can get all excited over a new bit of essential equipment. I have promised myself a new bathroom suit when the money from Mum comes through, including replacing the bath which we never use, with one of these fancy steam shower cabinets. Then I noticed the old shower was leaking where the front and back casing met. Water and electricity make me nervous so new shower time regardless. I hadn't realised how bad the old one was until I tried the new one.

Hopefully your washing machine will arrive with similar domestic fanfare.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:12 pm

I hate buying new stuff.

I had to replace my microwave - well the old one was pretty rank; there were bat droppings and David Attenborough's socks in there ... And as I was redoing the kitchen I splurged on pans, kettle, toaster, microwave in retro pale green. Even an ignoramus like me can use a toaster and kettle, but that microwave ...

I still don't know how to defrost or keep something warm ... it just blinks at me ...

And that's 18 months ago ...

Blinking thing ... :twisted: :?

Again everything crossed for Fred!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by booktigger » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:23 pm

Everything crossed for Freddie

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by lilynmitz » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:50 pm

So sorry, late to this one, what a time you’ve been through together. Hope he’ll be home with you soon x

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:38 am

We hope to pick up Freddie later this afternoon. They haven't changed the bandage as they want to leave it as long as possible before they Xray again. So he has to go back on Friday. They say his tummy has settled down again but haven't said what caused it or if they have given him anything. We'll see this afternoon.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Ruth B » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:19 am

Glad to hear he will be back home soon and hopefully they can tell you what caused the dodgy stomach, but sometimes with things like that there isn't a definitive answer.

I'll be keeping the fingers crossed that the x rays show good news on Friday.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:42 am

Oh good - I was worried. Good luck with the X-rays! x

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:30 pm

He's home! The vet, Luis, seemed very reluctant to let him go. He got one of the nurses to bring out the carrier while he carried Freddie and before he handed him over, kissed the top of Fred's head and cuddled him one more time. Seems they have all fallen for MY little boy! :lol:

Luis was delighted with Freddies progress. The bones are knitting just fine, the wound is almost invisible and his tummy problems have settled down. The bandage is off now so he has to have STRICT cage rest for THREE WEEKS! It's going to be a LONNNGG three weeks! :roll:

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by booktigger » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:33 pm

Aww, bless! I had the opposite with Lucy, they discharged her early cos they couldn't do anything with her!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by alanc » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:36 pm

That's very cheering news. I have the same problem with Tilly charming all vets and vet nurses in sight! Freddy is fortunate his imprisonment is only for 3 weeks, Tilly had to stay in her cage for much longer than that. But it will be worth it when he comes out with 4 working legs.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Mayday21 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:22 pm

Yeah Freddie’s home without the bandage but with an Elizabethan Collar ... and by all reports the op was successful & Freddie’s won everyone over at the clinic. Vivian & still a The Famous Four from Oz.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:09 am

Aww, that's brilliant news! :D

Roll on the Autumn Equinox and a free Fred! :D
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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:15 pm

Thanks Lilith. He is supposed to be on total cage rest. But he just seems to be happy lying on the sofa beside me. It is a bit limiting. If I want to do anything I have to put him in his cage and then the crying starts 'MUUMMYYY!' :roll: OH bought him out to me this afternoon (I was just having a potter around the garden) Fred's little face lit up when he saw me, aw, such a sweetie.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by booktigger » Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:50 am

I'm glad he is happy sitting with you, when Lucy had room rest I tried putting her in the sofa with me but I couldn't relax as she didn't settle and kept trying to get upstairs!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:30 pm

On Friday we took little Freddie to the vets for his check up and X-ray. He is fine and has been discharged!! Luis said he can have access to the house (providing he doesn't jump around too much - yeh, right! :roll: ) but is not allowed outside for a few more WEEKS! Yikes, that's going to be tough.

Still he is doing fine and all you can see on the X-rays are the pins. If he is happy with them they can stay but if they bother him they can come out - but not yet. Luis explained that although the bone had set, it would not be really strong for a few months.

Anyway, I have just taken some photos of the little man NOT climbing on to the wardrobe (!) to see what Billy was up to. Billy was snoozing in Tom's old basket. 5 of our 6 were in our bedroom at the same time, so I carried on photographing them. Willow looks positively dusty in this light. Bob is looking grumpy for some reason and as for Grace - now you know why we call her Pickle Puss! My mum would call that 'the face that bought the barrow back and forgot the halfpenny change'. :lol: :lol:

Almost back to normal now - or what passes for normal around here! Thanks everyone for your support. It is much appreciated. xx
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That boy never has his eyes open!
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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by Lilith » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:13 pm

Aww! Great news, and smashing photographs - I bet you're glad the cage rest is over and so is he. Lovely to see them :D

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by booktigger » Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:39 pm

Glad that he has got the all clear, hopefully the cold weather will put him off wanting to go outside.

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by lilynmitz » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:36 pm

So pleased the worst is over now, well done! Your gorgeous crew look very happy about it!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by alanc » Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:41 pm

Glad Freddy is nearly better. Can see why the vets all swooned over him!

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by WilliamTobias » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:26 pm

How is she now??

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Re: Vibes for little Fred

Post by bobbys girl » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:00 am

WilliamTobias wrote:How is she now??
Hi William, thanks for asking. Freddie is doing really well, thank God! I have given up trying to keep him in as his brother, Billy, has found out how to fool the cat flap and opens it for Fred. :roll: But he is happily zooming around the garden, then coming in to be dried off and to get something to eat - basically back to normal. :D

This photo was taken a couple of days ago. His fur is growing back well and, for once, he has his eyes open!
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