Back to the VA

@GardenGerty (136363)
United States
July 21, 2021 6:37pm CST
The Urology Nurse yesterday told us that rather than go to the Emergency Room, if it was business hours Monday through Friday we could just go see him as a walk in. Bob's Trial and Void worked yesterday but during the night he developed some symptoms that probably need to be treated with antibiotics. And he quit being able to pee. . . again. When I finally realized what was going on (Bob thought he had eaten something that did not agree) I made Bob get up and dressed and we went the 55 or so miles to the VA. However, he had left the car low on gas yesterday, so we had to stop for that. I was so dithered I took the wrong route through the wrong town. We still made it during office hours. He is back to having a catheter . . .darn it. I should have known something was going on. All three of the cats wanted to sleep with him last night. Cats know if you are unwell.
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@CarolDM (144242)
• United States
21 Jul
So sorry. And yes, cats do know. Thoughts are with you two.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
We will just try again in a few weeks. We are glad to have the furry friends.
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@CarolDM (144242)
• United States
22 Jul
@GardenGerty Indeed.
@sallypup (46016)
• Moses Lake, Washington
21 Jul
I agree about cats. Amazing fur kids.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
It really is nice to have them around. Just wish they could say what is on their mind.
@BarBaraPrz (32321)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
22 Jul
Yes, cats do, and they make the best nurses, too. Their purring has the power to heal.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
Tinker would hold Bob's wrist with his tail.
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@BarBaraPrz (32321)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
23 Jul
@GardenGerty Taking his pulse?
@LadyDuck (346527)
• Switzerland
22 Jul
Oh no, I am so sorry for your husband, it seems that he cannot stay long without a catheter. Cats know for sure when you are not well.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
I have always had cats and appreciate them for who they are.
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@LadyDuck (346527)
• Switzerland
23 Jul
@GardenGerty I love cats, I adopted the young tuxedo left behind but a family who moved one year ago, he is a lovely cat.
@DianneN (231967)
• United States
22 Jul
So sorry for Bob. Oh, yes! Cats do know. Prayers for Bob.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
Thank you. I have had cats for over sixty years. They add a lot to my life and Bob's too.
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@DianneN (231967)
• United States
22 Jul
@GardenGerty They are little lovers.
@RasmaSandra (44079)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
23 Jul
So sorry to hear this I will put him in my prayers and hope all works out well, Cats are really sensitive to things like their humans not feeling well,
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
23 Jul
Thank you very much for the prayers.
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@janethwayne (5131)
• Philippines
22 Jul
Yes they feel sad too and can sense that.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
Yes. They know a lot more than we do sometimes.
@BelleStarr (60597)
• United States
22 Jul
I’m so sorry, I hope it corrects itself soon.
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
This is over thee years we have dealt with problems off and on. It may never get better, but we will keep trying.
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@kaylachan (22907)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Jul
Yeah, they do. And, while a cath isn't the most ideal it's better than going unchecked, don't you think?
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
He absolutely had to have it put back in, but he is so discouraged sometimes.
@jstory07 (107549)
• Roseburg, Oregon
22 Jul
Cats always seem to know. I hope he is better now/
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@GardenGerty (136363)
• United States
22 Jul
Bob is much more rested. We will try again another time.