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January 26th 2010 4:28 pm
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I sure scared Mom yesterday. For some crazy reason, I just could not drink enough water yesterday. By the time Mom realized what I was doing, my tummy looked like I was about to give birth!! I also became very confused and started running into walls. So off I went to see Dr. Bill. They took blood, urine, did xrays and made me throw up all of that water and my breakfast too. I spent the day with Dr. Bill, but Mom insisted I came home last night to be with her. I know she was very worried that my kidneys might be failing and she might have to let me go to the Bridge. When I got home, all I wanted to do was lay by my water bowl, waiting for Mom to give me the little bit of water I was allowed each hour. I didn't have any interest in eating or sleeping in my usual place next to Mom's bed. Finally Mom feel asleep about midnight. When she awoke early this morning, there I was with my kitties Smudge and Sissel, laying next to her bed, cleaning them like I often do. She put some water out for me, and much to her happiness, drank just enough to quench my natural thirst--and no more!! I ate breakfast and wasn't disoriented anymore. She did get a phone call from Dr. Bill and the labs did show that my kidneys were not working perfect, but not too bad for a dog my age. I feel much better and don't know why I did what I did yesterday, and Mom hopes I never do it again. I will be going on a "renal diet" to see if that will help my kidney labs improve. Mom knows everyday with a senior dog like me is a blessing.
We will be going to the cabin in a couple of weeks so we can watch the Winter Olympics in a real winter atmosphere. Wesley and I can hardly wait to play in that white stuff called snow!

Barked by: Flicka ~ CGC (Dogster Member)

January 26th 2010 at 8:03 pm

Thinking of you sweetheart..

BIG hugs and love

Flicka Δ,,Δ and Lucas /..| and Pam X
Barked by: ~Dozer~Our Perfect Angel (Dogster Member)

January 27th 2010 at 7:10 am

Hi Sunny...

I know how your Mom feels.. I give those scares to my pawrents too. Us seniors need a little more attention than most pups... But we sure know how to give lot's and lot's of love back too!!

Thinking of you
Barked by: Buster (1996-2008) (Dogster Member)

January 28th 2010 at 11:15 am

Awww, that's no good. I hope your kidneys get better soon, Sunny.


SUNNY (Sweet Angel)


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