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Re: Percy


Me neither...cats are such trapeze artists..I've never heard of one falling through like that.  But I'll remember that from now on...

Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:  Wise of you darling. Good heads up for everyone, I never heard of this
happening before.

On 9/17/07, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
>
> Percy is doing great. The crate he is in is huge, and there is room for
> his
> bed, his food and water and a small litter box. The vet agreed that it
> would be a good idea to leave him in there until the stitches are removed
> on
> the 27th. I just don't want to run the risk of his sustaining an injury.
> All his friends are visiting through the bars. Incidentally, I have put a
> heavy throw over the top so nobody else gets a leg caught.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Bell" 
> To: 
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2007 2:17 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Percy
>
>
> > Me too....ya'll have been on my mind a lot.
> >
> >
> > Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> > Poor baby, hope he's doing okay.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Zemuly Sanders
> > Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 5:47 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Percy
> >
> > I picked him up from the vet this afternoon. She suggested I try to
> > slowly
> > reintroduce him to the colony since he is now "different." You should
> > have
> > seen the look on his face with his blue Elizabethan collar in place. I
> > must
> > say I was thoroughly cursed by him. At any rate I have put him in
> > Otis's
> > huge (and now unused) crate with his own food, water and litter box. He
> > is
> > in the middle of all the other cats, but nobody can bother him until he
> > is a
> > little more sure of himself. I'll probably keep him corralled until his
> >
> > stitches and collar come off in two weeks. I'm going to give him his
> > antibiotic and pain medicine now.
> > zem
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jesse Bell"
> > To:
> > Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 9:25 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Percy
> >
> >
> >> Ohhhhh...I'm so sorry to hear that Zem. My vet has a three-legged cat
> >
> >> named "Tripod" and I have a friend who also had to do that to their
> > cat.
> >> It was an outside cat and it was on the roof and tried to jump from
> > the
> >> gutter of the house to a tree and got it's leg caught in the space
> > between
> >> the roof and gutter (gutter was in need of repair I would say) and
> > was
> >> hanging upside down with a broken leg. Poor baby. But after the
> >> amputation, they both get around just fine. Tripod is an awesome cat.
> >>
> >>
> >> Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> >> Thanks, you all. I'm sure he'll do fine. His best friend is Fleur,
> > and
> >> she
> >> has never missed have four operable legs. He'll be relieved, I'm sure,
> > to
> >> no longer lugging around that heavy cast.
> >> zem
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Pam Evans"
> >> To:
> >> Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 6:31 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Percy
> >>
> >>
> >>> I've read some remarkable stories about how well they can adapt to a
> >>> missing
> >>> limb, but I do hate it for him and for you. Thank goodness he is an
> >>> indoor
> >>> baby. Poor lil' ol Percy! And poor Zem's bank account!
> >>>
> >>> On 9/13/07, Kitty wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Oh, I am so sorry for the little guy and you. I suppose it will take
> >>>> some
> >>>> time getting used to losing the leg, but he'll adapt, but what a
> > shame.
> >>>>
> >>>> Kitty
> >>>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>> From: "Zemuly Sanders"
> >>>> To: "gardenchat"
> >>>> Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 5:59 PM
> >>>> Subject: [CHAT] Percy
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> >I took Percy to have his leg checked today. The vet called and said
> > the
> >>>> >leg
> >>>> > was not healing properly at the point where the skin had been
> >>>> broken. He
> >>>> > suggested amputation was the best route to follow in this case, so
> >
> >>>> > that
> >>>> is
> >>>> > what was done. I had to also consider the cost factor, and
> > amputation
> >>>> at
> >>>> > $800
> >>>> > was less than half the cost of having the ankle "pinned" and
> > frozen in
> >>>> > place.
> >>>> > In addition pinning was not going to be guaranteed because of the
> >>>> > large
> >>>> > open
> >>>> > wound. At any rate, Percy will be fine since he never goes outside
> >>>> > anyway.
> >>>> > I'm sorry he has been through such an ordeal, and I'm sorry it's
> >>>> > costing
> >>>> > me so
> >>>> > much! We will both adapt, I'm sure. I will pick him up tomorrow
> >>>> > afternoon.
> >>>> > zem
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Pam Evans
> >>> Kemp TX
> >>> zone 8A
> >>>
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> >>
> >> Jesse R. Bell
> >>
> >> "All that we are is a result of what we have thought." - Buddha
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • Follow-Ups:
    • Re: Percy
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
  • References:
    • Re: Percy
      • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>

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