Re: Stella

Bonnie Kalmbach ( )
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 13:08:31 -0600

I'm glad you called the vet. The many girl kitties I've
had spayed never seemed to be in any kind of pain after
the operation - they just wanted to lick their stitiches. But
then none of my girls were FELV+ at the time of spaying.


At 01:38 PM 2/26/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Well, we put a call in to the Vet, mostly to ease my mind. He is to call
>back this afternoon sometime.
>Stella's incision is a little red, but I really don't think it is
>infected. She just seems to be in alot of pain.
>She cries if she is touched. Her temp is normal, 102. She hasn't
>urinated since yest am, and will eat the a/d
>or some turkey in small amounts. I don't think she has drank any water
>on her own at all. She is alert, just
>doesn't want to move or be picked up. She is happy if you just lie next
>to her, rubbing her head and chin,
>and talk to her. She does have some swelling in her belly & I assume
>that is normal. I just wish she seemed more comfy
>& would get up and eat or drink on her own, with out one of us having to
>push her.
>Thanks for all your well wishes and reassurance,
>Kathy B

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