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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Lillie's home

Hi Everyone! Thanks again for checking on us. This is Lillie's mom. I just want to update quick and will post more when we have time. Lillie came home this afternoon. She is in quite a bit of pain and is very sad. I think she feels better to be at home in her own bed, but it is hard to tell what she needs. She seems very uncomfortable and anxious. Right now we have her on our bed (She let us lift her up there) and she is trying to rest. Occasionally she will cry out as though she is in pain. Sometimes she just whimpers. We'll have to see what tonight brings..... She came home on several medications; an antibiotic, an anti-inflammatory and a narcotic. We can't give the narcotic (Tramadol) until later this evening and hopefully that will help her rest. Keeping her quiet won't be too difficult tonight. Keeping her comfortable will. I feel so bad, I just don't know what to do. Jordan and I went to Petco this afternoon and got her a new toy. We got some chewies too but the ones we got don't take her long to chew. I need to find her something that will keep her busy. Well, I need to go. Dr. Cal said we need to ice her knee twice a day and its about that time. Her insicion looks very painful. I will take some pictures and post them soon. I just want her to perk up a bit before I do that. Jordan says her leg looks like a chicken leg- its shaved completely from her thigh to ankle. Thanks again for all the well wishes. We really appreciate it.
Lots of belly scratches to all you dogs with blogs.
Love,
Amy (Lillie's mom)

11 comments:

Roxie, Sammy and Andy said...

We are glad Lillie is home with her family. Time will help her heal and feel better. Mom says she sort of knows how you feel. She felt the same when she took Roxie for her spay and Roxie only felt bad for a day or two. She can't imagine what you have in store. Lillie is lucky to have such special humans in her life.

Roxie, Sammy & Andy

Joe Stains said...

well, Tanner is crying again. he hates hearing about lillie being in pain, he is going to go hide under the bed for a while. we hope she feels better soon.

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Oh no poor Lillie.. I hope the pain will go away and you'll get better soon

~ Girl girl

Harry said...

Poor, poor Lillie. I hate to think of you being in pain sweet girl. I hope the Tramadol will enable you to snooze a little.

Toodle pip
Harry x

Noah the Airedale said...

Oh dear you poor thing Lillie. We feel so bad for you. Hopefully the meds will help you settle and you can get some rest. We're thinking of you Lillie xxxx.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah Willow Tess & Lucy

Maggie & Mitch said...

We're so glad you're home but we don't want you to be in pain, Lillie! We're sending you LOTS of AireZen! We hope you feel better real soon!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Penny & Poppy said...

Hi Lillie! We are glad you are home where you belong. We are sending lots of healing Aire-zen for you to get well really fast! We don't want you to be in pain. Ask for more treats!

Aire-hugs,
Poppy & Penny

Molly and Taffy said...

Hello Lillie

We hope you are pain free very soon. Have plenty of rest and sleeps and it will help you so much.

Take care

Molly and Taffy

Agatha and Archie said...

OMG we have been so behind in our posts we didnt know you had surgery.Oh dear oh dear poor little Lillie. Do exactly what they say and take all the pain medicine.SLeep sleep and sleep.We are sending you a thousand smoochies and kisses and hugs9very very gentle ones) Love A+A

Butchy & Snickers said...

Boy are we glad you are home now Lillie. You'll feel much better there being around everyone that loves you. We're glad they fixed your knee all up. We were just reading about that the other day on the web. Seems lots of doggies are born with that problem. Mama says the Tramadol will do wonders for you. She's been on it non-stop for years for her Fibromyalgia & Arthritis pains. Hope you're feeling better real soon.
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

Joe Stains said...

stop by our blog, Tanner posted about you. We hope you are feeling better.