Wednesday Evening Momma Pea/Sweet Pea Update

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Wednesday Evening Momma Pea/Sweet Pea Update

Post by Liz Paule » Fri, 22 Jun 2001 12:43:25



Momma Pea/Sweet Pea seems to be more lethargic than she should be...I've
checked her temperature as well as her stitches...all seem fine...I talked
to the Vet...she didn't seem too concerned. I am.....SP eats, she drinks,
she goes to the cat liter box  but.....

So I put MP/Sweet Pea in a large dog carrier and brought her back in the
same room with her babies and they sniffed her and talked with her...that
seems to have briefly brightened her up.... Alas, though, Sweet Pea can not
have them sleep with her for fear the Peas might try to nurse her and do
damage to her stitches.

Has anyone experienced the same thing with their kitty after a spay or SP's
type of spay experience? Shouldn't she be more active? it's  going on six
days since surgery.... :-) Liz

 
 
 

Wednesday Evening Momma Pea/Sweet Pea Update

Post by Beth » Fri, 22 Jun 2001 14:55:28



Quote:
> Momma Pea/Sweet Pea seems to be more lethargic than she should be...I've
> checked her temperature as well as her stitches...all seem fine...I talked
> to the Vet...she didn't seem too concerned. I am.....SP eats, she drinks,
> she goes to the cat liter box  but.....
> Has anyone experienced the same thing with their kitty after a spay or
SP's
> type of spay experience? Shouldn't she be more active? it's  going on six
> days since surgery.... :-) Liz

I'd be worried - who wouldn't?

I suppose it's possible that her behavior is the result of stress and trauma
rather than post-surgical complications, but I dunno - if I were you, I'd be
inclined to take her back to the vet for a follow-up, just to make sure
everything is OK.

The other thing is, maybe some Bach flower remedies might help (if this is a
case of stress and trauma).  What you could do is drop by your local health
food store and buy some Rescue Remedy, and add several drops each day to her
drinking water and her food.  Another one to try would be Olive, which is
recommended for animals that are recovering from surgery or injuries.  More
info, including how to make a custom blend of more than one remedy, is here:
www.specialneedspets.org/flowers.htm

Keep us posted.

Beth