1/1 2018 Rusty AMPS 221, +6 109, +9.5 75, PMPS 117, +4.5 118

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  1. Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA)

    Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA) Well-Known Member

    Jan 11, 2010
    12/30 condo

    Happy New Year!!
    Rusty begins the new year where he left off with the old year: unpredictable numbers, part of what is seeming to be the new Rusty. He's feeling good, however, despite his sinus congestion. Last night at our New Year's Eve party all he wanted to do was get up on the table, much to the merriment of the astonished guests. We had to hold him in our laps to restrain him. Finally he got tired of it all and retreated to his cube. That's our cat :cat:!

    The party wrapped up in the early hours of the morning and we got to bed by 3 A.M. Rusty had already gone upstairs. He got a rest from tests and shots after his lunchtime shot. This morning we all went btb after Rusty's AM shot.

    It's COLD here: the temperature went down to -29 F. last night and will not get above zero today. It is now 1:45 p.m. local time and the temperature is -3! The freeze is supposed to continue all week. Our group is trying to re-arrange the hiking schedule so as not to climb a mountain on Friday, as scheduled. Too dangerous in this cold.

    Wishing all kitties and beans a happy, healthy New Year! Next week I'll be starting my 9th year on the board(!). Hardly seems possible.
  2. carfurby

    carfurby Well-Known Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    I'm glad Rusty is feeling good. That is cold. I thought our single digit weather was cold. Happy New Year!
  3. Dyana

    Dyana Well-Known Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    I agree with Carla. That is cold! I hope you all stay warm through this week.
    Wishing you and your family, furred and not, a very Happy & Healthy New Year!
  4. Mandarin'sMom

    Mandarin'sMom Well-Known Member

    Nov 17, 2014
    Wow, that really is an accomplishment! I just opened Mandarin's 5th SS. Sometimes, it feels like I can't even remember life before the sugar dance and organizing my schedule around the boys' shot times.

    I hope 2018 brings you lots of happiness and health!
  5. Alicia & Maggie (GA)

    Alicia & Maggie (GA) Well-Known Member

    Jun 17, 2017
    Happy New Year! Sounds like Rusty was the life of the party! I can only guess how many people have been helped by your 9 years on the board... thank you!
  6. Anne & Zener GA

    Anne & Zener GA Well-Known Member

    May 26, 2011
    You are wild! Glad to hear that Rusty is doing well and entertaining the guests. Yowza! That is cold! Happy New Year!
    Liz and Anne
  7. Bobbie And Bubba

    Bobbie And Bubba Well-Known Member

    Jun 15, 2015
    Hope you stay warm! I thought we were could with 1 degree this AM and Forrest insisted on going out! :rolleyes:

    Congrats to you being on the boards for 9 years! That is a long time of service! Thank you Ella! :bighug:
  8. Wendy&Neko

    Wendy&Neko Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    So cute on Rusty wanting to be on the table. Probably some good fuds up there! OK Rusty, it's LagoonMeister time!

    Not going to say much about your temps, but brrrrr! A little above freezing here - fleece cosy is on the hummingbird feeder, just in case.

    Happy New Year and congrats on the milestone.
  9. Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA)

    Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA) Well-Known Member

    Jan 11, 2010
    Fantastic full moon tonight. It looks like daylight on the snow. Thanks for visiting. I never made it to condos today!
  10. Stacy & Asia

    Stacy & Asia Well-Known Member

    Oct 2, 2017
    Happy New Year, Ella!

    It was -11 with windchill here last night and I thought that was cold! -29?! I can't even imagine.

    Do you think Rusty's numbers are related to all of his sinus trouble recently? I hope you can get that all sorted. Good breathing vines to Rusty and stay warm vines to you all! :bighug:
  11. Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA)

    Ella & Rusty & Stu(GA) Well-Known Member

    Jan 11, 2010
    That's part of it, but the main part is the trouble I have in measuring his tiny dose on the Monoject syringes, and then trying to get the insulin in now that he is so skinny (more fur shots than "normal" = more spikes and drops). I've had problems ever since the Terumo syringes were discontinued and my stockpile finally ran out. Rusty's sinuses were much better today.
    Dyana and Stacy & Asia like this.
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