02/27 Butters PMPS 54

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  1. Butters & Lyla

    Butters & Lyla Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday was a doozy.

    Overnight, I monitored butters and her leaky tush, bathed her (thank you gabapentin for helping with that), tucked her into a towel/blanket/puppy pad nest in the dollhouse bathroom, and slept for about 90 minutes before waking up to do her insulin:coffee:.

    Today, her tush has stopped leaking from the enema. Yay for that. She had a pancake poop this morning. I have puppy pads all over almost everything but I'm still keeping her confined to the bathroom unless I'm around to supervise. Which I am for the most part.

    Thanks for all of the advice on how y'all manage your own cats' bowel health. Seems that just pumpkin isn't going to cut it for butters anymore, so today I'll be researching fish oils and whatnot:joyful:. I happen to have a call set up with her naturopathic vet for Monday, so timing is perfect for me to bounce ideas off of her.

    Have a great day, all.
     
  2. Diane Tyler's Mom

    Diane Tyler's Mom Well-Known Member

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    Hi Lyla, I was reading your post from yesterday, sorry you and Butters had to go thru all if this, poor baby. I'm sure her poop will start to become more solid.
    After what she went thru her numbers still look great.
    I hope today will be a better day ♥:bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  3. Pamela & Amethyst

    Pamela & Amethyst Well-Known Member

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  4. Mel and Cargo

    Mel and Cargo Member

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    You poor thing! I hope you are able to get some rest today! Butters is a lucky cat to have you as her bean! :bighug::bighug:
     
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  5. JOJI and Kit

    JOJI and Kit Well-Known Member

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    :bighug:holding solid poop thoughts for butters.
    hope you get some recovery time. :bighug:
     
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  6. carfurby

    carfurby Well-Known Member

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    I'm glad Butters stopped leaking. I hope her poop firms up. Sending prayers. :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  7. PerfumedCatMom

    PerfumedCatMom Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear that poor little Butters' butt has stopped running. Do keep us updated on how you decide to manage her constipation as it's of keen interest chez Ruby as well. I only realized after giving Ruby lots of SEB yesterday for nausea that it's made of insoluble fiber and that can stop her up (unlike soluble fiber that helps things move along). Did the vet suggest that you do subQ at home?
     
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  8. JaxBenji

    JaxBenji Well-Known Member

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    Sending solid poop prayers and sleep (where sleep occurs not in your bathroom...just feeling like I need to be clear for Butters) :bighug:

    Choice of words here made me laugh way too hard :joyful:

    Have a good night, Lyla :bighug:
     
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  9. Margaret (and Pearl)

    Margaret (and Pearl) Member

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    Hang in there you two! I'm glad there has been some impooooovement (sorry, had to). SS is looking great, Butters!
     
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  10. Sue and Luci

    Sue and Luci Well-Known Member

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    Sending you hugs and hope for better poops...

    Only on this forum would anyone understand and appreciate that!

    Have a good evening Lyla! :bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  11. Adrienne & Molly

    Adrienne & Molly Well-Known Member

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    Prayers to you and Butters hopefully you can get some sleep tonight :bighug::bighug:
     
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  12. Butters & Lyla

    Butters & Lyla Well-Known Member

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    Sleep....butters has gotten lots of sleep. She has done nothing but sleep, snore and eat today. I'm so envious.
    No more litterbox activity since this morning. So now I wait and hope that she poops again at some point...hopefully tomorrow.
    Even if you make SEB syrup? When it turns all mucilaginous?
    Nope to subQ. He wasn't a huge fan right now and said just try to make her food as soupy as she will eat it. He worried about her DCM and fluids.
    I will keep the board posted on what I'm doing for Butters's constipation.
     
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  13. Butters & Lyla

    Butters & Lyla Well-Known Member

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    She hasn't had any bupe since early January, so that wouldn't be the cause for her. The vet thinks it is related to CKD. I honestly don't have any other ideas what could be causing it.
     

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