Natasha Vet Visit

A week ago yesterday, Natasha underwent surgery to remove a sizeable mass from her spleen and 30% of her liver. After being discharged from the hospital Saturday, yesterday was the first Natasha vet visit to check on progress.

do we really have to

Hey, I like our vet and all, but do we really have to?

Her sutures are healing well, but they could not all be removed because some more healing needs to happen in places. We will return Monday to check on them again.

watching the neighborhood

I prefer hanging out in the yard and watching the neighborhood.

Natasha’s weight registered at 47.2 lbs. For well over the past year, Natasha’s weight has been 52 lbs, +/- a half pound. Now, of course, we removed a 1.9 lb mass, but she still had lost several additional pounds in the last week. She has been very finicky about meals and only finishing a couple.

At our vet’s recommendation, we will also be adding some roast beef to her meals (along with the grilled chicken we had already been doing) to try to spark her appetite. How did that go over?

Awesome

Awesome!

Yes, Natasha came home from the vet and ate the breakfast she had originally refused. And then last night she ate her dinner and asked for more. So, after a bit, she received a second small dinner and almost finished it.

So, the Queen ate more food yesterday than she had in the last couple of days. Go, Queen, go.

We continue to be very happy with her progress and just celebrate every healthy and stronger day.

9 Comments

  1. KJ Pierson on July 25, 2015 at 12:50 am

    Queen sez> Tomorrow I would like the beef wellington served on my porch please.

  2. Malka Essock on July 24, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    Go Queenie! Go!

  3. 24 Paws of Love on July 24, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Ain’t nothing like adding a little cow to the mix for a Husky to eat. 🙂

    So glad she is doing well. 24 Paws crossed.

  4. The Ao4 on July 24, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Can you get my vet to say I should get roast beef or grilled chicken, too? Just kidding.
    We’re sure glad you’re eating, Natasha!!!
    Cammie!

  5. holly on July 24, 2015 at 8:29 am

    Wow! I’ve been busy and was just catching up on blogs. I am so sorry to hear about this,but I am glad she is healing well and eating. Our Timber had his spleen removed years ago and did well afterwards. I will be thinking of you! Husky hugs!

  6. Barb and Loki on July 24, 2015 at 7:25 am

    God Bless. Healing WOOO-ROO ROO ROOS from Loki

  7. Kate on July 24, 2015 at 7:13 am

    Great news!! ❤️

  8. vincent porrazzo on July 24, 2015 at 4:01 am

    Yes, good for you Queen Natasha, enjoy your food.

  9. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on July 24, 2015 at 3:55 am

    Mom sez: Good girl, ‘Tasha! You need to hurry up and get better, get your strength back before the Mob — oops, I mean Herd, gets to out of hand without you there to keep them in line!

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