Newsflash #32

They say life is like a road. They say it has bumps, cracks and obstacles, but in the end, it gets you somewhere. Last months, I had to bounce back from bumps in the road and focus on emphasizing the positive. But don’t worry. I am okay. Mr. Bowie is okay.

In fact, Mr. Bowie is doing very well. Today, Mr. Bowie had his medical check-up concerning his ear (and eye) condition after his surgery from months ago. And again, thank goodness, the lab results were very good, no signs of those stubborn bacteria. Mr. Bowie was treated a second time for tick prevention because we live in a place with the highest tick population in Europe. 

If the forecasters are correct , a widespread, long-lasting heat wave will spread across much of Europe. Weather forecasts for the next two weeks predict temperature highs between 26 and 31 degrees Celsius. May was a very dry month, and June has also been terribly dry. The situation for the time being is normal, but in ten days will be considered dry to extremely dry. Home-owners are advised not to waste valuable water on things like watering a lawn. So Mr. Bowie, don’t spoil the fresh tap water and understand the value of water! And now if you’ll excuse me, I have to buy some ice cream…

As always, I want to thank you for all the support and concern. That is very kind of you. Mr. Bowie says “Meow!”

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

Newsflash #31

Good news! Yesterday, Mr. Bowie had his medical check-up concerning his ear (and eye) condition after his surgery from months ago. And again, the lab results were very good, no signs of those stubborn bacteria. Els, the brilliant and experienced doctor from ’t Derde Oor Veterinary Hospital, decided to stop the antibiotic medication. But Mr. Bowie was treated for tick prevention because we live in a place with the highest tick population in Europe. Personally, I’m not too happy about putting poison or a collar on a cat. Hopefully this medication is effective for controlling ticks. I really hate hate hate these creatures…

Once again, I want to thank you for all the support and concern. That is very kind of you. Mr. Bowie says “Meow!”

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

 

Newsflash #30

Control. Yesterday, Mr. Bowie had his medical check-up concerning his ear (and eye) condition after his surgery from 2 months ago. And again, the lab results were very good, no signs of those stubborn bacteria. There is no reason to look so angry or sad, Mr. Bowie. We’re going to reduce the antibiotic medication even further. Let’s hope we can give up the medication soon…

Afterwards, Mr. Bowie took the rest of the day off. I’m so happy right now.

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

 

Good News, Bad News

Well, there’s good news and bad news. Thanks to the new antibiotics Mr. Bowie’s ear infection is completely healed. But now that his ear is free from discharging pus and slime and the pain and swelling is disappeared, the doctor discovered a small polyp. This is rather serious because the polyp is growing right through Mr. Bowie’s eardrum very deep in his ear. So it has to be removed by surgery. Most likely this polyp could be the cause of Mr. Bowie’s permanent ear problems. The surgery is scheduled for Friday next week.

On the other hand, my negative feeling was compensated: 3 Spitfire Audio exceptional sample libraries from my Xmas wish list arrived yesterday. Spitfire Audio was formed in 2007 by award winning composers Paul Thomson and Christian Henson. Spitfire produces the finest virtual instruments from the finest musical samples in the world. However, Mr. Bowie was so disappointed with the box size…

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

Newsflash #28

There must be some kind of way outta here. Said the cat to the Vet. Just wanted to let everyone know that Mr. Bowie is 99% healed from his ear infection. To be sure we’re killing all the stubborn bacteria, Mr. Bowie needs ear drops for another week. His eye was in perfect condition!

Once again, I want to thank you for all the support and concern. That is very kind of you. Mr. Bowie says “Meow!” Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

Newsflash #27

In the waiting room. Today, Mr. Bowie had his medical check-up concerning his eye surgeries from last month. Thank goodness all went well. The healing process goes exactly according to plan. Next medical check-up within four months!

Unfortunately, the doctor noticed Mr. Bowie also needs medical treatment for an ear infection. Bummer! He needs ear drops twice a day for one week. Hang in there, my furry friend! You’re almost to the finish line, and I’ll help you get there…

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

On Drugs!

Mr. Bowie’s on drugs! Recently, Mr. Bowie gets two capsules a day that contain L-lysine. It should improve his strength and health. Lysine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in building up immunity to fight diseases and infections. It should help him fighting his eye infection. Thank goodness he likes the taste of the powder when it’s dissolved in water.

Meanwhile, Mr. Bowie’s eye condition improves slowly in the good direction. He can keep his blurred eye open for a longer time period. Don’t worry, his eye will become more clearly over the next months.

Enjoy this beautiful day, my friends, wherever you are. Peace, love and understanding.

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