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Melody
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Well, she's eating like a horse. She went through an entire package of chicken thighs yesterday and ate a beef liver today so far. But she's not drinking. We literally have to force water on her. It's weird. But we're doing it.

She's clearly uncomfortable. She pants until she's exhausted and then she falls asleep. I'm sure she's in some pain although she is on pain meds. It's not severe yet though, thankfully.

And she's still happy enough to tell me off from time to time. Typically, it means she has to go out. I don't know why she feels the need to yell at me for ten minutes before she gets up and goes to the door. But that's her process.

She is staggering like her back legs are drunk or she has some kind of palsy. It's clearly not just muscle weakness like we thought. She seems unable to control her back feet. Instead of walking properly, she doesn't lift them up enough and ends up stepping on her toes or dragging a foot. I have been shepherding her when she goes out so she doesn't vere into the pool because her trajectory goes a bit sideways. Her front leg seems to be fine. And of her back legs, clearly the left (the one we thought she hurt three weeks ago) is worse than the right. But both aren't operating correctly at all and it's probably a tumor pressing on her spine.

But... I'll fight for her and serve her every wish as long as she's happy to push me around. When she tells me she's in too much pain to handle, then we will know.


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poor mellie! *hugs and skritches the Queen of the Household*

i'm so sorry that she's not in a happy place physically. and bless all of you, enjoy her while she's here and she'll let you know when she's done.

i'm sorry, hon, i really am. *hugs and hugs*

She's acting a bit playful tonite, so we know eating is making her feel better. It's good to see her happy. She was so weak and miserable yesterday.

We have them for as long as we have them. We take joy from every day. We thought she was a goner six months ago when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. But she recovered and became healthier than she'd been in a couple years. That was a blessing. Every day since has just been gravy.

And now she's yelling at me. Clearly she thinks there should be more chicken thighs. =)

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