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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Chip- AND A Fearless Five Quilt blog mention!!!!

My Chip a Dee Doo Da, the scourge of the USPS and UPS, as well as all enemies foreign and domestic, had a good night.  He ate his dinner, as previously noted, and was given a half tablet of Tramadol in a pill pocket, to keep him comfy last night.  We incorrectly thought that he would sleep in Thai's rolling camouflage command post next to my side of the bed, due to the wearing of the Cone of Fame (Thai sleeps in Ginger's pink command post located next to my side of the bed, so that he is seen in public in his macho man rolling throne- NOT going to ruin his manly reputation)  NOOOOOOO!!!!  We had to sleep curled up next to the Mom person and keep her up all night as we tried to find a comfy position under the covers for the COF.  I gave up all pretence of sleep at 3:36 AM and just lay there so Chip could relax and finally catch some ZZZZZ's.  He had bouts of shivering between his bouts of grogginess- typical post surgical reaction, and what I did not expect from him.  Kept him rolled up in blankies while the shivering passed and then he would sleep with his elevated by the COF.  This morning he ate his breakfast (at least the canned) but did not pee or poop- AND he can get the COF open!  He is going to be a handful but he is doing much better.  Gave him a second half tablet of Tramadol to keep him calm so that he does not try to lick his stitches since the COF is not going to be the deterrent we had hoped it would be!

Just glad he is home!  Test results on the cyst due late this week or early next week, but I am not worried. 

Chip is Chipper!


 Check out the blog post from Peggy Frezon, about the Fearless Five Quilt- Peggy donated several gorgeous blocks to our quilt and has a wonderful blog, which we of course follow!  Hurry up, check out the ost and follow her blog!

9 comments:

3 doxies said...

Geez, my mum was up at 3:36 and nuttin was wrong with hers.
I am so glads to hears dat Chip is doin' wells...and chipper...hehehehe!
Thanks furs da status report.

Puddles

Amber DaWeenie said...

Oh, Chip...my love! Me tinks you jus' need some tender lovin' Amber care! Me be seein' if me can get a ride to O-HI-OH to takes care of you. You don't needs dat ole cone anyway...specially if me is dere to look at! :o)

Denise :) said...

Sorry you had such a rough night, but I'm glad to hear Chip is handling it all so well!! :)

Nola said...

Paws crossed for Chip
Dachshund Nola

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

OH that is good news about Chip... Hi may not pee or poop for a while... due to the need for Fasting before surgery.

It sounds like you have everythingy under control. OR that the DWM have YOU under THEIR control, I should say.

I am so glad that all went well.

CHIP... you leave the Cone of FAME on there buddy. OK???

Gloria Hood said...

You keep on getting better now ya hear Chip?
Lovies, Miss Mindy

Mr. Pip said...

Good news about Chip! I read the mention of the quilt over at Peggy's Place. It sounds like it is coming along beautifully!

Your pal, Pip

Scrappy said...

oh Chip...sorry about the cone...they will tell you it's for your own good, but I am quite sure it's just to make sure we move sloooooweeer! Sounds like you are surrounded by love - that will help in the healing!

Lindsjö taxar said...

Great to read about dachshunds...hello from Sweden and hunting dachshunds...