Jacoby is having another UT flare-up.
I’ve never considered myself a maternal person. I was Daddy’s little girl, a complete tomboy, and I hated dolls.
I had a stuffed kitty. I dressed her up and put her in the doll stroller. And yeah, I was seriously hating that pink dress.
I have always been a cat person. Always. And I do feel like a cat mom. It’s not the same as being a human mom. In some ways, our relationship is more that of being partners or equals than being a parent and a child. But when they’re sick…
…I feel like a mom.
Jake started showing his classic UT symptom, going back and forth between the boxes and squatting in other places, at about 6:50 on Thursday night. Our vet closes at 7pm, so I wasn’t able to take him right in, but I was able to make an appointment first thing the next morning.
We went in, and they did the usual things, took a urine sample, and gave us all the usual medicines.
We took the bus home. On the way Jake was being so cute riding so nicely on the seat, that I had to take some selfies.
They didn’t really turn out that well, but I like them. I think they capture how we both were feeling.
And speaking of capturing a feeling…this is Jake after his first dose of Buprenex, which we keep on hand in case he has a flare up. Jake likes Buprenex!
So, if you consider yourself a cat mom…Happy Cat Mother’s Day!