Khia threw up this morning and was panting constantly. Around 12, I noticed Khia’s gums had gone pale. Dr. C had us rush her in.

Khia’s spleen is extremely large – from the top of her lungs down to her bladder. They think it is twisted and that’s what is causing it to be so large. She’s at extreme risk of it rupturing. A twisted spleen is very rare.

They don’t want to operate until the ultrasound report is received. Dr. L happened to arrive when we did. She was up the road and wanted to see if the report was in so she could call us. That’s why we love Dr. L.

Anyway, they called the lab and asked them to expedite the results. The doctors don’t want to go in blind and until they know more, they’re not even sure that they should open her up. They kept mentioning the possibility of having to “make a decision” this evening as Khia’s level of discomfort is through the roof.

We left her there so they could sedate her and put her on fluids. Their office does not have night staff so if we don’t get the results by 6, we have to go pick her up and transport her to the emergency animal hospital.

I should have listened to my gut as soon as she started acting weird when Mya died. Everyone kept telling me it was just depression but I could feel it wasn’t. Call it a mother’s intuition.

Oh, on top of this, Noodle’s throwing up now. As we were rushing Khia out the door he threw up 3 times. The vet is positive is not a contagious virus that Khia has but rather Noodle being distraught over her illness and us being upset. Since we got home, he has thrown up one more time. He’s laying next to me sleeping now and hasn’t moved an inch in 2 hours.

Will write when I know more. Thanks again everyone!

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About noodle4president

I was a discarded, lost little stray without a house or a family...until my mom found me. Now, I am the happiest, most loved dog in the whole world!

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  1. Praying for a speedy recovery & less trauma!!

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  2. Princess Leah says:

    Sending you lots of luffs and hugs
    Paws crossed for some good news
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  3. raisingdaisy says:

    We are doubling up on our prayers and including Noodle too. I can feel your anxiety and worry, I’ve been there with a previous pet also. I do hope Noodle feels better, I think you’re giving him the best medicine for stress – family love. Our hearts are with you all.

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  4. colinandray says:

    Hang in there “guys”. We are all “pulling” for you and praying that Khia gets to turn things around very soon. We can’t be with you in person but we can certainly be there with you all in spirit.

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  5. maabbott3 says:

    Oh my, giving you all a big hug and sending up prayers.

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  6. jaqhazell says:

    Good luck, hope it all works out okay.

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  7. Noodle, I love you, my friend. Try to be strong for your Mom. Send your good thoughts up to our Creator for your best friend and have faith.

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  8. stella rose says:

    Praying for your family!!
    stella rose

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  9. DZ Dogs says:

    Oh no!
    Sending lots of love your way!

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  10. Lordy me, *shakes head*, things are not looking better at all. The purring machines will be left on all night. We all will have our hopes pointed your way. It is very difficult when a family member and a good friend is not well…we worry…Noodle, you are doing your best and hopefully Khia will start to get better shortly.

    Big hugs to you both from the whole family.

    Shoko, Kali and mom and dad

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  11. gahlearner says:

    Thinking of you… you’re the best pet parents any critter could wish for, now all you need is a bit of luck, and that’s what we’ll be sending as much as we can.

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  12. corkscot says:

    our prayers are with you.

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  13. Love, love, love & TONS of puppy power to you all!!!! Please keep us posted!

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  14. fredrieka says:

    gosh this so hard

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