Abigale is no spring chicken

So, over the course of the last year Abigale has gone from 16 pounds to 7.2 pounds. She has been puking every day for the last 2 or 3 and so today she went to see Dr. Hunt. Appt was to be for 2pm but I got called into work and didn't get off until 1:20pm. They did fit me in for 3:30pm today tho so that was awesome. Abigale is still eating and drinking and pooping (altho somewhat hard stools). But the weight loss & puking are quite worrisome. She will be staring at her 17th birthday come February 2nd!!

The verdict? She is in the beginning stages of kidney failure. He gave her a shot to stop the nausea/vomiting for the next 24-48 hours. She came home with a tube of "CatLax" which is basically a tuna flavored vaseline. She is to lick a one-inch strip of it off a plate or finger or something twice a day. Feed her as much wet (aka canned) food as she will eat. Picking up an Rx for her from Sartin's tomorrow (when it is done being compounded). That one will basically be Kitty Cannabis. It will increase her appetite while reducing her nausea/vomiting. That should help her gain some of her weight back. Then see how it goes. As long as she is comfortable and engaging with the rest of the family (furry and non) we will continue the regime.
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