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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Well, honestly, they messaged me to ask some questions about my experience and thatís what made me realize I hadnít updated! Iím glad it worked out that way. I forgot I had turned the notifications...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Sorry for the lack of updates! Iíve been dealing with all the complications from my Momís heart surgery, but I think she is finally on go....
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    Not Eating: Re: Snickers Medical Thread

    You have more experience than I so I trust your opinion bpatters. Was just an option I knew of so I thought Iíd mention it.
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    Not Eating: Re: Snickers Medical Thread

    Donít know if Iím going to get yelled at for this suggestion or not, hopefully not.

    I have seen several rescue people who have talked about trimming the molars without putting them out. It is...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Chippy Update:

    Chippy got his stitches out on Thursday. There was a little bit of puss in the wound but they cleaned it up. He is back on the Baytril for another week. Overall things looked good...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210126/f24334c9137783f6b5ac734f60e87141.jpg


    Beginning to think Chippy is scamming me now. We finally got some decent poops last night. Heís also eating a bit...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Thank you. There is never a good time to lose a friend I know, but thereís just so much hard stuff happening right now and I donít know how much more I can take.

    I really appreciate all the help...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Yes, I am syringing him some. Not as much as food but only because Iíve seen him drinking on his own and Iím keeping track of how much.

    I am trying to be patient. I keep reminding myself that he...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Chippy doesnít seem to be making much progress, though he did have some poops today.

    He lost another 20grams. He eats a little bit on his own but mostly just sits balled up by his hay. Iím still...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    I suppose he could be eating them all. He never has before but he could be. I did check for impaction because thatís something he sometimes has trouble with. There was a little clump of poops. Like...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    bpatters and @spydoc How long can he go without pooping before I really freak out? Heís on two different motility drugs, visa pride and reglan. He has been eating, not as much as normal though. I...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Post surgical picshttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210123/a1762d8d4c1f2b8b38a7b48b230b686f.jpg
    Day One

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210123/fa631a7ff6beb41fc8ab000e4b26d4db.jpg...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    Chippyís surgery went really! He is eating and drinking. Still not really pooping yet. He is still on the same meds so: baytril, 2 motility drugs, metacam, and gas relief drops. He has good gut...
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    Sick: Re: Pappy Pappersons Medical Thread

    Iím so sorry I never replied to this after you, bpatters and you, @spydoc were both kind enough to reply. I never got the notifications and this went sideways so fast.

    The end of the story,...
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    Injury: Chippy Eye Removal

    Hello All,

    Itís been a long time since Iíve been on here. Iím back in part to get opinions from senior members or anyone who has dealt with this issue but also so my experience will be here for...
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    Sick: Pappy Pappersons Medical Thread

    I donít think Iíve ever had a thread on Pappy, but if I have feel free to merge them.

    Yesterday (Tuesday) Pappy was his fine normal self. He got hay, pellets and water before my daughter left at...
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    Thank you everyone. I knew it would hurt to lose him but I honestly didnít realize how much it would hurt. [emoji17]
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    Iím so sorry spy9doc, I didnít see you had lost Sparky. Iím sorry for your loss as well.
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    I needed a few days but I wanted to finish off Colonel Medical thread.

    On Tuesday, February 4th, I had to take Colonel to the vet and let him go. He had developed another stone, so we were doing...
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    Bonding: Re: Colonel Mustards amazing New Year!

    Funny, that's the first thing my friend said. He didn't work with Private Paprika Papperson or Sargent Sundae, both of whom we still have and live together now. The boys all have a rank and a food...
  21. Level of Effort: Re: How much does good guinea pig care REALLY cost per month/year?

    We have 6 pigs and 1 bunny.

    I buy a huge bag of lettuce from GFS (Public restaurant supply store) that lasts us a week for $8. Another $10 a week on other veg. Pellets are oxbow and I get the 10#...
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    Bonding: Colonel Mustards amazing New Year!

    Colonel Mustard turned 6 in September. He's been through a lot in his life. Chronic bladder stones, two surgeries. Hay pokes. Infections. He's always been my sweetumwheatums but he's kinda a grumpy...
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    He is doing wonderfully! Heís like a spry young boy again. Iíve even seen him popcorn several times.

    We saw Dr. Rivas, the owner of Kimball Animal Hospital in Clawson, MI. It is not an exotics...
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    Sure...where do I do that exactly?
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    UTI: Re: Colonel is squeaking when he pees

    Iím shocked how well heís doing. He didnít do this well last time at all. Seeing the size of those stones makes me think surgical pain is way less than what it was when those were rolling around in...
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