Lumpy Gari (Part 3)

 

My butt hurts

This is the third and final installment of the story of my recent trip to the vet at Texas A&M.

There aren’t any photos of me in the car on the way home from the vet. That is because I was miserable. I stood behind Rick’s seat the whole drive. I didn’t eep. I didn’t want anything to eat. I didn’t try to crawl on Rick’s lap. I didn’t watch out the rear window to make sure Sheldon was following. I didn’t do anything. When we got home I continued to stand and not do anything. Melly says Dr. Hoppes gave me a shot of pain medication before I woke up. Either that wasn’t very strong or my pain would have been even worse.

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Lumpy Gari (Part 2)

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Orthopedist palpates Gari's hind legs

I (Melanie, not Melly like Gari likes to call me), am continuing this blog topic for Garibaldi since he was asleep during a lot of what happened.

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A swarm of vets/vet students invaded my pool

Last Tuesday Melly felt a strange lump in my side while we were swimming. The lump was about as big as a golf ball and positioned just where my right hind leg joins my body. I think that part of me is called my “flank” but I’m not sure. Melly shot an email out to Dr. Hoppes, my vet at Texas A&M University in College Station, and asked her about it. She said she was coming to Austin on Thursday anyway so why not drop in and check it out. (This story has a horrible surprise ending so be sure to keep reading.)

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It’s Not a Tumor!

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This blog entry is a followup to Lumpy Capy, please read that post first.

WARNING: This blog contains graphic medical images.

Coral in the driver's seat

The big day finally came for Garibaldi Rous’ trip to the Small Animal Clinic at Texas A&M University. Since y’all have read the Lumpy Capy blog post,  I don’t have to tell you why we were going. We rented a van the day before (expensive!) and Coral came over to do the driving. In the photo above, we are headed out the dirt road that leads from our house to civilization. Coral had to get her CD set up before we hit the pavement. Continue reading “It’s Not a Tumor!” »

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Garibaldi's lump on June 24th

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Garibaldi Rous is going to the vet tomorrow and the photo above shows why I made the appointment.

**** This post contains images that may disturb some people, please do not continue if you suspect you are one of those.*****

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