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Purrkins going up and down log stairs.

August 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Post Amputation

We have 3 sets of stairs for Purrkins . All of which are different heights. Just wanted to share these. They are lightweight very easy to move, I put rubber shelf liner under the steps and they don’t move at all . He uses all of his stairs! We ordered one more set and hopefully […]

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Back up on the kitchen cupboards.

August 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Post Amputation

Wanted to share Purrkins is back to getting around to all of his favorite places.  Much to our disbelief he scared us to death! Here he is back on the kitchen cupboards. With no help no steps! He has to jump to the countertops, up on top of the fridge, and then up to the […]

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2 Weeks today! Purrkins is back

August 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Post Amputation

It has been 2 weeks today since Purrkins arm was amputated. Unreal it has been two weeks already. Yesterday after his acupuncture treatment Purrkins played with his yeowww fish! He rolled and rolled he figured out how to hold the toy with his one arm. Purrkins went back today to MSU to get his stitches […]

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Acupuncture appointment

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins went for his acupuncture appointment today. He was not happy with the needle acupuncture he squirmed all around. I took a bag full of bonito flakes thinking that would help. Nope not today. Dr. Matt said this isn’t helping him and decided to try the laser acupuncture . Purrkins didn’t mind that in fact […]

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Getting stronger by the hour!

August 7th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins is back in his window seat and is thrilled. We are so happy he is doing great! Each day is better and each day he is wanting to do more. We just set up his window seat and the stairs on Saturday. We thought it was time for him to start doing some more […]

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Purrkins going down the steps

August 7th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Post Amputation

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Purrkins going up his steps to his window seat

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Post Amputation

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Purrkins doing his rehab

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Post Amputation

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Day 7 Road trip for Pain meds

August 4th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins had a better night last night. He helped me write his blog as you can see😉 We both got to sleep on the bed last night. What a treat! He tucked in under the covers! We went to get his pain medication this morning. Purrkins has always been a great rider in the car […]

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Purrkins Day 6 – Cancer Survivor

August 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · Post Amputation

I have several things to share today! We were doing great on the pain meds (Buprenorphine )every 10.5 -11 hours. We were coming to the end of the pain meds so I took Purrkins to every 12 hours yesterday. Purrkins was in pain! He meowed, I went to him ,he growled and hissed at me […]

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