Sunday, 8 March 2015
I've been robbed!
It's true. They stole my blood. And I know exactly who did it, too. It was my doctor. She took an entire vial and the worst part was, Peep #1 was right there at the time, facilitating the crime. She was aiding and abetting, for sure. Again I must say, MOUSES!
What's that Peepers? It was for my own good, you say? REALLY? Okay... FINE. Guess you might actually be right about that. You might actually be right about somethin' this one and only time. Enjoy bein' right, Peepers. It doesn't happen very often. Enjoy it while it lasts. MOUSES!
Truth be told, I hadn't been feelin' my best in the last little while. In the last few months, I had lost some weight. Perhaps a little more than I should.
At first, it was kind of a good thing that I lost weight. I was never overly heavy but I do have a bit of arthritis in my hips so losin' a little was good in a way. But then I lost more and Peep #1 felt that she could feel a bit too much of my shoulder and hip bones to her likin'. I had a good tum on me but she was worried 'bout the rest.
There were a couple other things goin' on, too, but I won't go into a lot of detail 'bout those on account of this here bein' a family friendly blog and no one really wants to hear too much 'bout icky stuff comin' out of either end and certainly not both. MOUSES!
But I will say that the peep said I was "lookin' a little down in the mouth." Yup, that's just what she said. Not quite sure what she meant though 'cause my mouth was - and still is - exactly where it should be and no one was lookin' down it or anythin'. Weird sayin' if you ask me. MOUSES!
Okay, enough with the mouses.
Anywho... Peep #1 made an appointment for me with my doctor and last Thursday, she took me in to the hospital. That's when it happened. That's when they stole my blood. MOU.... Um, never mind.
So the vial of my blood was whisked off into another room where they began runnin' a battery of tests. Luckily for them, we had had no major power outages in recent months so there were lots of batteries to be found.
They were checkin' for three things. They were checkin' for thyroid problems, diabetes and my kidney function. Peep #1 had her fingers crossed that the tests would discover what was goin' on with my health and that whatever it was, was treatable. She was crossin' a lot of fingers, I think, and perhaps some toes, too. She was hopin' and prayin' that I would be A-okay.
Well my doctor called later that day sayin' there was good news. She said the blood tests had done the ol' trick. She did not, however, mention if I would be gettin' my blood back. I'm thinkin' it might be tucked away somewhere in an evidence room or somethin' on account of it bein' stolen property and all. MOUSES!
Well you knew I'd start sayin' mouses again sooner or later, right? Just so happens it turned out to be sooner rather than later. Such is life. MOUSES!
Anywho... The good news is that the problem is with my thyroid and it's pretty easy to solve. One little pink pill, once a day, should do the trick. I have to go back again in a month for a re-check. I'm thinkin' they're gonna wanna steal more of my blood. Awww.... MOUSES!
But I'm super good with pills so takin' one little ol' pill, daily, will be easy peasy for me. Peep #1 just pops it in my mouth and I swallow. I'm a real trooper, for sure.
The peep knows better than to try to trick me when it comes to takin' pills. Once she tried givin' me a deworming pill in the same way she gives 'em to the rest of my fur-fam. For them, they all get the pill wrapped in a pill pocket which is then hidden in some of the fanciest of the feasts, given straight up. Works for them but for me? NO WAY. She tried that ol' trick on me and what did she find? She found one little dewormin' pill lyin' in the middle of a plate. That's right, I ate the fancy food and the pill pocket and spat that ol' pill right back out. I'm quite talented like that, you see.
Good thing it isn't my sister, Constance, who has to take the daily pills. Connie doesn't do pills. It's a fact. Oh sure, you might get the first one in her but there will never be a second. Gotta catch her first and she has some excellent hidin' spots. Not even I know where they all are. MOUSES!
And I just wanna point out that the little pink pills I'll be takin' are pink. Yes, PINK. They're not to be confused with those little blue ones that ol' spammer, Mr. Anonymous Spam, keeps tryin' to sell me. Imagine tryin' to sell a neutered kitty, like me, little blue pills. MOUSES!
I suppose I really should call the police back up and cancel that APB on my missin' blood, huh? 'Cause it's not really missin', after all. Yeah, perhaps I should do that sometime.
But I can tell you somethin' that is missin'. An hour. We're all missin' an hour around here. Not sure if it was actually stolen, though. I think that maybe it's just lost. Can you put out an APB on a missin' hour if it's only lost?
But do we actually know that that missin' hour is just lost? Do we know it's not a victim of foul play? And do we know if there are any chickens involved? MOUSES!
Perhaps that missin' hour simply crossed the road with a chicken and couldn't find its way back. And if so, why? WHY? And perhaps a better question to ask would be, did they look both ways before crossin'? No one ever asks that question, you see. No one but me.
So many questions, so little time. A whole hour less of time for investigatin' this matter at paw. I had best get on that right away. I'll let you know the minute I find that missin' hour. I'm thinkin' I should find it by the end of October, for sure. MOUSES!
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Nissy, having a peep who is 'on the ball' healthwise, might be a scary BUT its still awesome You are looked after and loved. We want you HERE Nissy!!!ReplyDelete
Yeah, I think that maybe Peep #1 was right this ONE time. Probably won't happen again for the rest of the year. Hehehehehee... purrsDelete
Well, we're sorry they stole your blood, but at least you got something useful out of it. We hope this pills takes care of the problems. PS: Mom said to tell you that even though I, Tobers, do NOT like Pill Pockets, she still uses them. It coats the pill since it's oily stuff and helps it slide down more easily.ReplyDelete
Very interestin'... Do you think coating 'em in butter would work the same? Just wonderin'... purrsDelete
I think your missing hour comes to UK, Scotland for a short break, least till 29th March when peep says it will vanish here too. Hope you feel better soon & get the weight back on, can recommend the application of cream, internally mind. purrsReplyDelete
I shall mention this internal application of cream to the peeps, for sure. A spoonful of cream should help the medicine go down. Don't you think? purrsDelete
I am glad your stolen blood showed what was wrong with you, and I hope those little pink pills work well for you.ReplyDelete
Me too. Wanna be back to my good ol' self by spring. purrsDelete
We are sorry your blood was taken but glad you are ok.ReplyDelete
Those peeps... Always stealin' our blood for somethin' or other. It's no wonder there are so many vampire shows on television. purrsDelete
Well, we're sorry they stole your blood, but at least you got something useful out of it. I hope this pills takes care of the problems !ReplyDelete
Yeah. And they're pretty little, these pills. Easy to swallow, for sure. purrsDelete
Hopefully everything gets on the mend. The pills the cat will take easy as can be. But Cassie, no way hosa, holds it in her mouth for a half an hour. Stubborn she is called, among other things hahaReplyDelete
I'm great with takin' pills as along as the peep doesn't try to trick me. When she does that, I refuse to cooperate. purrsDelete
Nissy, we are sorry you had that blood stealing business happen, but of all the possibilities, the thyroid one is probably the best, especially if you are such a good pill taker. Once the thyroid issue was pilled, our Audrey chubbied right up and the troubles with her digestion went away too. Her fur even got nice again. Mom told us that letting a thyroid stay overactive is not good for the kitty's heart, so good heart health will be a bonus for you.ReplyDelete
Regarding that hour, I betcha a dollar that it suddenly shows back up in October, without a single bit of advance warning.
Oohhh.. First paw experience. Sounds like the pills work well. Thanks so very much for lettin' me know about that. purrsDelete
Well, finding the problem is a good thing. That's a lot better than stealing your blood and finding nothing pal.ReplyDelete
This is true. Had they found nothin', next thing was they were gonna steal some of my pee but to tell you the truth, once I'm done with that they can have it, for sure. purrsDelete
Oh, Nissy, if a little pink pill will make you all better, we are so happy you don't mind taking pills! And pink is certainly a handsome color for manly cats!ReplyDelete
Oddly enough, we get emails about that little blue pill, too, and we are both females!
That spammy spammer tried to sell you little blue pills, too? MOUSES! One day I'm gonna do somethin' about him. One day... One day when he least expects it, for sure. purrsDelete
Sorry about the stolen blood Nissy, but at least it helped solve your health mystery :)ReplyDelete
Our JJ has thyroid problems too and takes a half a pill.Don't tell him he has a yearly check up on the 27th . We suspect his blood will be stolen too ;)
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
Treasure and JJ
I won't say a word. Promise. purrsDelete
Hey Nissy, glad all worked out but your missing blood. Thyroid is at least controllable. As far as the hour missing and maybe gone with a chicken, do you know why the chicken crossed the road,,, huh do ya? It crossed the road to get to the other side and to show the racoons, squirrels and skunks that it can be done safely.ReplyDelete
Have you ever seen a dead chicken on the road. Groooooan
To tell the truth, I haven't. I've never seen a dead chicken on the road. On the other paw, I've never seen a live one, either. MOUSES! purrsDelete
We got a pup who are on da lil pink pills too - hope dey help ya out!ReplyDelete
Me too. Let's toast to the benefits of the pink pills! Nip toast! Oohhh... Gotta get me some of that. purrsDelete
Hey Nissy, I think the guys in Arizona may have that lost hour...not to mention no snow...maybe you can consider relocation???ReplyDelete
Arizona stole my missin' hour? MOUSES! purrsDelete
I am happy to hear it is just your thyroid. In the last couple months, 2 of my mancats got the same diagnosis. I am wondering why this is happening to all you cute boys.ReplyDelete
I hope you decide to cooperate and take the pill, if you decide not to, it can be compounded into a gel for your ear.
Oh yes, I'll cooperate. If the peep tries to trick me by hidin' the pill, I won't take it. But if she treats me with respect and just pops it down my throat, I'm okay with that. I'm a very good pill taker, for sure. purrsDelete
That is great news that your health problems can be solved with just a daily pill, Nerissa! I do want to say, though, I don't think they will be giving you back your blood.ReplyDelete
No? REALLY? Awww... MOUSES! Had best make some more, for sure. purrsDelete
Glad you're better...yup stealing blood is a crime...but you're strong. You'll recover.ReplyDelete
I sure do hope so. Consensus is that they're gonna want more at my re-check. MOUSES! purrsDelete
I used to hide a pill in peanut butter and it worked. Meat didn't.ReplyDelete
When the peep hides 'em, I spit 'em right back out. But pilled with respect, I take 'em like the MANcat I am. purrsDelete
Oh no, we're sorry you had to go through this and have your blood stolen ! But we're glad they found the problem and gave you something to fix it ! PurrsReplyDelete
Me too. I was beginnin' to worry a bit there. So were the peeps. purrsDelete
So glad that your stolen blood showed your peeps what the problem was and that's it's very manageable too! Do you know about the transdermal version of Tapazole? It's a cream that gets rubbed into your ear and is SO much easier than pilling everyday.ReplyDelete
MOUSES! That would definitely be somethin' for Connie if she ever had to take 'em. She doesn't do pills at all. purrsDelete
Nissy! You and I are now "Thyroid Brothers" !!! Not just that, but Flynn is one too and who knows how many others are!! We need a badge....a badge of course - of bravery - of needing our bloods stolen frequently from now on to keep tabs on our thyroid thingie. My pill is white and not pink and I'm NOT good about taking pills - Mom has to smash it into powder then sneak it to me in strawberry (or cherry...yum) yogurt. POWER TO THE THYROID GANG!ReplyDelete
THE THYROID GANG... We should start a club. purrsDelete
Oh Nissy! There must be a conspiracy. You go to your doctor and they steal your blood. My doctor stole three of my teeth. And I didn't even get them back to put under my cushion for the tooth fairy. At least you get a supply of pink pills to make up for the stolen blood. And a chance to steal some blood from one of your peeps when they give you those pills. Hugs.ReplyDelete
They stole your teeth and never game 'em back? MOUSES! If I were you, I'd sue. I'm sure the judge would give you a settlement to cover what you would have been given by the tooth fairy, for sure. purrsDelete
Mee-you yur blood was stolen fur a good purrpose Nerissa...they should have told you ferst ;) LadyMum told mee so mee wood not freek out when it happened.ReplyDelete
Now to yur reeport.....wee are all breathin a sigh of reeleef here that iss onlee thee Thyroid an yess them littul pink pillss are purrfect fur thee Thyroid.
An yess you will bee 'doe-natin' more blood next month; just so'ss you know!!
Now as to thee 'missin' hour mee looked efurrywhere fur it....
All mee can tell you iss mee woke LadyMum up fur ferst brekkie an shee said it was onlee 5 A.M.> so go back to sleep Siddhartha....Mee new thiss was not rite so an hour later mee woke her up agian an shee DID feed mee!! Mee woke her up at 7 A.M. an shee told mee to let her sleep more....so mee did an shee woke up at 9:30 A.M. Bye 11 A.M. shee reealized shee had NOT terned clockss forwerd an it wass REELLY NOON!!! PICKERELL!!! Shee wass clueless an thiss iss why shee not feed mee 'on time'. Did mee find thee missin hour? No'ss it has vansihed! Butt mee did get LadyMum at thee propurr time fur brekkie....
So mee makin sum purrogress...
**nose bumpss** Siddhartha Henry an furgetfull LadyMum
That missin' hour.. I know! I shall call in Sherlock Holmes. He might be able to track it down. purrsDelete
Yous knows, its a good thing they finded out about your thyroid though, even if they did has to steals your blood to find out. And Nissy, mes will take pills with Cheez Whiz! That;s right! All us pets here LOVES that orange goo!ReplyDelete
Cheez Whiz? I've never tried that! Hmmm... I'll have to get the peep so get some, for sure. purrsDelete
gosh you are so prittyReplyDelete
Awww... *blushses* Oops! My nose just went bright pink. purrsDelete
Oh Nissy so glad yous feelin' better and found out what be wong. Sissy's been losin' too much weight too and we need to ask da Vet ifin hers thyroid might be to blame too. And weez glad you take yous pills llike a twooper. Makes it weally easy on da peeps. Weez'll be purrayin' you get all better.ReplyDelete
Dezi and Lexi
Yeah, Peep #1 says I'm a real trooper, for sure. purrsDelete
We is glad that you got a dia..diga...answer for what is ailing you. Hope you is feeling all better furry soon!ReplyDelete
Good luck finding that missing hour.
Sasha, Sami, & Saku
I actually think I might be feelin' better, already. Got my paws crossed that I am. purrsDelete
Holy COD...you don't suppose They are gonna try and clone you, Nissy???ReplyDelete
(we could be so lucky)
Here's to your little pink pill working it's little pink magic and putting YOU back In the pink ASAP!
Clone me? MOUSES! That would be... Well... Actually... Maybe that wouldn't be so bad after all. purrsDelete
Aw poor Niss, I am sorry they took your blood. I am glad to hear it was nothing incredibly serious though!ReplyDelete
ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!
Me too. Sounds like my hyperthyroidism can be treated just with pills. That's not too bad at all. purrsDelete
Stolen bloods AND a stolen/lost hour?! That is just dreadful. We are glad that your prognosis from the doctor is good though. You keep taking your pill like a champ and all will be well and good!ReplyDelete
Yeah, all this stolen stuff has got me thinkin'... I might need to put in a call to Miss Marple. purrsReplyDelete
Oh My! Nissy! I'm sorry you had your bloods stolen!! That's a felony or something, but I'm glad that it only resulted in a little pink pill - and NOT the little blue one MOL!!ReplyDelete
You're never gonna guess what happened, Austin. Had to go back to the hospital yesterday. They stole MORE blood and now I'm off the pink pills and onto the... the... the blue ones. MOUSES! Never thought I'd see the day... purrsDelete
Sending purrs your way buddy, hope that they can find the right medication for you and that you will start feeling better ASAP...ReplyDelete
Off the pink pills now AND the little blue ones. We're on a new one now for a totally different thing. Might have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Have to wait and see. purrsDelete