Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Garfield Shoulder is Dislocated

The recent tale of Garfield:

Got home a few night ago and StandTall husband was standing over garfield cleaning out blood on her injured Shoulder! She bled terribly and cried out each time we lift up that shoulder. I had to take permission from my boss to see the vet the following morning before getting to work. The vet confirm dislocation of Garfield Shoulder.

How she got this to happen still remain a mystery. We thought of all possible reasons from trying to jump down from the top of our wardrobe to running or ramming into our TV settie with the glass door while trying to escape from Scofield and Smallville. They always want to play with her but her not with them!

She took injections, got the shoulder bandaged (she fought it off before I could take a picture of it). She is now taking a daily dosage of Calcium tablet. It's being almost a week now, my poor Garfield still can't use the injured front foot to walk.


Updates On My Missing Molly:

Molly isn't home yet, but she is aorund. She is always out at night to eat the nips I put out there for her. If the food isn't there on time, she cries out for it. She let me, StandTall husband and the feline kids see her but she runs from us. She doesn't let us close. She is so slim now like she has lost a lot of weight due to lack of regular food because she comes out only at night! Didn't get any cage from her vet to trap her and now I am trying to see if putting sleeping tablet in her food will make her sleep off where I can get her. Wish me luck

Why is molly being so naughty? She sure knows us but she doesn't want to come home!

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LG said...


LG said...

awww poor Garfield' how manage??? abi she dey rehearse how she wan dance 4 my hause 4 xmas? :)
*wishing her quick recovery

bArOquE said...

ah, poor Garfield...if she was the one in the picture, she looks quite ok...as for Molly...someone has charmed your cat...

...i wish you a very merry christmas & a happy new year in advance

Jay said...

Oh poor baby!! Garfield aunty jarrai is blowing you kisses, get well soon!

As for molly, she is being being charmed..i agree with baroque :)

The Activist said...

Blogger LG: I no no for am o

Blogger Baroque: What a profile picture! I didnt get to take her with the injury. The picture was b4 the injury
Wishing a wonderful Xmas and new in advance too

Blogger Jarrai: Thank you Auntie Jarrai! This Molly being charmed is unbelievable. By who or by what?

bArOquE said...

Blogger Standtall, i hope she doesn't get charmed too, at least before her 'shoulder' heals...LOL

catsynth said...

Poor Garfield. We hope she recovers soon.

We found your site via Cats on Tuesday. I'm curious to read more on your other topics as well.

Nigerian Drama Queen said...

awww hope Garfield heals soon...

Gattina said...

Oh poor Garfield ! that's quite rare that a cat has such problems ! hopefully it goes away very quick. It's really strange that Molly doesn't want to come home but comes for food. If you put sleeping pills in the food keep in mind that cats have not the same reaction as humans it takes a long time (hours acually)until it works so you would need special pills from the vet.

Just Sharlene and the Spice Cats said...

We hope Garfield gets well soon!

sleekiest said...

Standtall 0, standtall, standtall o.. (humming and drumming to my music).
Please let me adopt one of the kitties, abeg..
How have you been?

The Activist said...

Blogger bArOquE: U dey imitate me o. Anyway no cat of mine will be charmed again. But I am not even sure that Molly was charmed in the first place

Blogger Catsynth: thanks for visiting. I will check your blog too

Blogger NDQ: Amin O. Thanks

Blogger Gattina: I never expected that to happen too. I will see to the sleeping pills from the vet. Thanks a bunch

Blogger Blogger Just Sharlene and My Spice: Thanks a lot

Sleek 'n Catty: do you really wanna adopt?

Anonymous said...

love that fur pattern!

Merry Christmas to all the cats :)

Do visit my blog, i update with some photos :)


Grahamn Kracker said...

One time, Tryskuit's cat Diamond reached into a cabinet and then got her front leg stuck. She dislocated her shoulder when she tried to free herself. We witnessed this, but she had done it when no one was around, we would have been very puzzled.

Sorry for Garfield. I hope she recovers, soon.

As for Molly... cats can be very nearsighted and I wouldn't be surprised if she doesn't recognize you.

I hope you get her soon. If a cat starves too much, it can get a feline-only diseased called "fatty liver" syndrome. Very dangerous. Chicago had this after her ordeal and we can very close to losing her.

Good luck!

The Activist said...

EL: thanks. Will check your blog ASAP

GK: she is recovering and I am glad for that. Molly does recognise me but she doesnt want me to catch her, but I have!

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