Pardon my rambling today... I'm not in a literary mood.
The picture is of Dreyfus and
his Grandpa at the emergency Vet this morning, before transfer
back to his normal Vet. He was at the emergency Vet because the
second Vet that we visited didn't like what he saw on the ultrasound.
suspects Dreyfus has Lymphoma (cancer of the Lymph Nodes).
Dreyfus' calcium level were up to life-threatening levels by
Dreyfus had plenty of fluids/pees last night, and his calcium
dropped all the way down to normal level, which was a great way
to start the day. But his kidney numbers have gone the other way,
and they don't show signs of reversing. Dreyfus will be spending
the weekend at the emergency Vet.
[I've tried to edit this paragraph 100 times, and can't find any
other way to say it: Dreyfus is dying. If he gets past his
immediate crisis, we have to deal with what is in all likelihood
Lymphoma. Chemotherapy for Lymphoma is often good at extending
a dogs life for something on the order of a year... but even that
"best case" scenario isn't on our horizon right now.]
My father and stepmother will both be here with me tonight, which
is a damn good thing, because my apartment feels lonely without