I had to take Coco to the emergency room a couple nights ago. She basically just wasn't eating, playing, or acting like herself. Our pet scale really came in handy. I weighed her and she was only 6 pounds and 11 ounces, She is usually right around 7 pounds so that told me that she probably hadn't eaten most of the day.
It turned out that Coco's white blood cell level was low due to her chemo which is to be expected and the vet gave her a shot of vitamin B complex and some antibiotics. The next morning she was back to eating, playing, and purring - thank goodness! The vet also didn't feel any lump at all which was good news.
I was very stressed out while I was there. Of course there were LOTS of emergencies coming in. The one thing that helped me was the three "clinic cats" they had. I have never met any creature with such nerves of steel. They were cool as cucumbers with all the barking and commotion. They were definitely some "cool cats" :)
All I can say is I am so grateful to people who do jobs like those in that emergency room! I love animals, but I do not think I could handle what they do everyday.
Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend. Here are a couple photos of Coco with her sisters and brother: