Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Oscar update

It's been a long time since my Daddy updated my blog but that's because he's been enjoying my company and devoting himself so much to spoiling me that he hasn't had any time to type my blog. But I'll try to summarize all the things that have happened to me as best I can.

At the end of July Daddy took me to the Carlton Vet to have me weighed and have a urine test to make sure my kidneys weren't affected by the chemo I had. And I was furious when Daddy put me in the cage:

And I gave my most pitiful yell that sounded like a human child:

And when I finally came home and was let out of my cage I let Daddy have it and led him straight to the kitchen where I knew my wet kibble was hiding in the fridge...

And so he gave me the kibble and after I gobbled it down I made myself comfortable on my heated pad:

And Daddy was concerned that I had lost quite a lot of weight during my chemo, so he decided to give me a rest from it for about two months so I could get my strength back. And I sure liked that idea, so every morning I would wake up Daddy at 3.30 a.m. for my first breakfast and then again at 6.00 a.m. for my second breakfast, and then during the week Uncle Kevin would be home and give me my elevenses after my morning nap, and then my afternoon snack after my afternoon nap, and gradually I gained my weight back:

And every once in a while Indy would come walking through the backyard and I would want to see her:

And it got really COLD in July and August, since that's winter here, and it got so cold that some more MICE started coming into the house. And on August 1, which was a Sunday morning, Uncle Kevin actually caught a mouse in the kitchen, but I slept through the whole thing until I heard the mouse thrashing about inside a plastic fruit container.

And Uncle Kevin sat me down next to the mouse to see if I would be scared of it; and of course I wasn't, and whenever the mouse would run around in the box, I would bat at it with my paw; but if it stood still, I would just stare at it until I was bored with it. And in the end I got bored with it, so Uncle Kevin took it out to the park where he released the other two mice last year, and we haven't been bothered by any mice again since then.

And Daddy and Uncle Kevin had a very busy time in July and August, 'cause at the end of July they went to Sydney for a weekend, and in mid-August they had to fly to Hobart for a weekend; so both times our neighbours Auntie Fiona and Uncle Nick looked after us, and they were great 'cause they SPOILED me, and I especially liked Fiona because she's a girl and I don't have many girls that get to take care of me.

But I know that tomorrow I have to go to the doctor again since Daddy has already started withholding food from me so I can guess that something big is going to happen. So I'll write again after I find out what the very has in store for me.


Huffle Mawson said...

Glad to hear you're still going strong Oscar. I wonder if I can get two breakfasts too?

Kea said...

We're glad for an update, Oscar; we've been wondering how you are doing.

We're continuing to send you purrs and healing Light and hoping the prognosis is good. *Kitty kisses*

Junior and Orion said...

Goodness Oscar! What a time you have had. All that extra food, we are glad it fattened you up a bit. We will be back to check on what is happening to you next. We wil lkeep purring for you too!

Everycat said...

Hello Oscar. It's good to see your update. We arevery glad that you have gained back your lost weight. That's a very good sign. Looks like you've been having a good time with the mouse. I like the idea of a prepackaged mouse. Maybe your Daddy and Uncle Kevin could market this idea for house cats?

We hope there's nothing sinister on the horizon with the witholding of your fuuds Oscar. It's nice that Indy still drops by to say hello.

Hope you continue to do well lovely Oscar

Whicky Wuudler
& Gerry