Itchy Isis

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Ever since Little Isis got spayed, about 8 weeks ago, she has been itching and licking her belly and rear end, and having sporadic breakouts.  We've been trying to treat it with a cortisone spray, which was a less-than-fun experience for all involved.
So, yesterday we went to the V-E-T.  She got an allergy shot.  This was after Dr. Butts laughed at her nekkid baboon butt.  Yes, our vet is named Dr. Butts.
Except during the trimming of the claws, she was so well-behaved!  When we got home, she made sure Petey was well taken care of and nicely groomed, then she settled in for about a seven-hour nap!
But the best part, for those of you who have been following Little Isis' life story, from her alley-cat roots to now, is that she has gained some weight!  It took us almost a year and a half to get her up to the 4 pounds the vet's office wanted her to be at for spaying, and in the past two months, she's gained two pounds!  I knew she'd gained some weight, but was very pleased with her.  All that ranch dressing finally paid off!
Now, I just hope she stops itching long enough for some fur to grow back on her butt!



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14 comments :

  1. We hope that little Isis gets some good rest and that all of the itchies go away so she can heal up quickly.

    Sara

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  2. Oh, poor little Isis! I hope the shot helps. Harley has had two Depo Medrol injections for his eosinophilic granuloma problem ("rodent ulcers"), but they are back again. We're trying an exclusion diet now in case it is a food allergy, because we don't want him to have another steroid shot if we can help it.

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  3. Oh, poor little thing - how embarrassing

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  4. Get well soon Little Isis. I'm glad you are such a good girl at the doctors office. Now quit licking your behind. Bwahahahahahah.

    Have a purrfect day. Big hug and love to NTM. :)

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  5. Oh, goodness ... No more butt-licking or your butt's gonna be a disaster!
    DMM

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  6. I don't think Dr. Butts should laugh about a naked Butt.. I mean come on...

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  7. OH I hate the itcheys and to get shots owww. Poor Isis I hope your
    feeling better!

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  8. I wonder what she is allergic to? I feel for her - I have bad allergies and itching is horrible.

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  9. Poor sweetie...I hate it when I get the itchies...

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  10. Dr. Butt. That's funny. Nekkid butt. That's funny. Poor baby Little Isis.

    Luf, Us

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  11. Doctor Butts, that is just too funny considering the state of Isis' butt! We hope the allergy shot helps your sweet girl!
    Purrs and head"butt"s,
    Sabrina, Sam and Simon

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  12. HAHHA I want your VET!!! hehe Little Isis that is so cute!!! a little baboon butt!!
    IT is a good giggle, but more seriously we do hope it gets better, while it gives me laffs it is not healthy and therefore even though laff worth must be fixed :))
    Did I say it made-ed me laff? :p hehe
    Serious mode.. we do hope it gets better and quick like, it is a funny situation and we haves not heard of that before :(

    V-V

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  13. I'm really glad Isis has gained some weight and I hope the shot sorts out her fur issue. How is her behaviour these days?

    Whicky

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