Hi, friends. Mom’s going to write today’s blog again.
At 11 am I called the vet to see how Jamison was doing. They said he was still having trouble regulating his temperature. I asked how long he could last going up and down in temperature and the vet said not much longer. That it was already to the point where he thought we might be treating him just to keep him alive, not to get better. Especially since he hadn’t eaten since just prior to the attack. He didn’t know if we were doing more harm than good.
My biggest regrets with Mya and Khia are not taking either of them for 2nd opinions. I realize Jamison’s been going to the emergency hospital every evening but I have no faith/trust in them.
I decided to take Jamison to our regular vet (if you remember, he ended up at a different vet because our vet wasn’t in the day after Christmas). The other vet understood completely and was hopeful my vet would be able to do something he hadn’t been able to. He sincerely cared, as did his staff. The one tech even came back in the room to say goodbye and kiss Jamison. They all asked that I called with an update, either way.
I drove there thinking Jamison wood be put to sleep today.
Imagine my relief when the doctor reviewed the notes and said, “I think everything looks okay for what he’s been through. Some times doctors get so involved that they don’t see patterns.” What she was talking about is the fact that Jamison’s temperature is following a pattern. It goes down in the early evening and then comes back up.
Long story short, Jamison is home. He’s still nowhere close to being out of the woods but we’re hoping that he may start to get better and eat if he’s home.
He’s currently crated and resting. He’s not shown any interest in food as of yet but I’m hopeful.
The drains that were inserted are doing their job. Lots of fluid coming out.The more fluid that comes out, the more mobile he seems to be getting. Our doctor said the edema is likely causing more pain than the fracture itself.
Speaking of the fracture, she thinks there’s one somewhere near the sacrum. She’s not sure about there being 3. There is also a luxation of the top left portion of his pelvis.
That’s all I have right now. Please excuse any typos as I’m using my phone to type this and Swype can be quite ridiculous.