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Monday, March 20, 2017

Sweet Vet Amanda Came to Spooky's Home

One of our felines, Spooky Boy, dreads going to the Vet. He once got abused by somebody and received a terrible blow to his head, above his right eye. The Vet managed to heal him and we slowly got him to trust us once more. He had been hiding in the woods, a few streets away... Guess he suffered from Amnesia...
But he freaks out when we get the pet carriers for a ride to the Animal Medical Clinic of Laurens County, which is just around the corner.
Last week we had to see Vet Amanda with our eldest cat Barty as he was getting bold spots from excessive grooming himself.
She gave him a penicillin shot and some steroids and in a week time he has improved so much.
So we again discussed the difficulty with Spooky for his Rabies shot and others.
Vet Amanda offered to see him at his own HOME - How very sweet of her.
Here is Spooky after he got his Rabies and other Vaccinations...
He was even PURRING when Vet Amanda gave him his shots!
Maybe he still remembers how she did save his life on April 1, 2016 when he had a urinary track blockage. 
It was real easy this time and he got to stay with me in the veranda where I was crocheting on my 2nd Fleur de Lys curtain, which I finished by the way!
A pensive Spooky Panterino... very sweet and quiet.
Yes, he has a Spanish 2nd name, just like his brother is called Bandido as their Parents were living in Acapulco, México.
Last year he got his ear injured... but it did heal almost perfectly.
He fits well with the little Egyptian cats on the Corian window sill...
We both are so pleased with this option of a Vet coming to our home!
No stress, no trauma!
If our fur babies are happy - we are happy too!

Our Spooky Panterino...

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Related link:
{UPDATE...} | Previous post by me about Spooky's urinary track blockage


  1. Ma chère Mariette, What a beautiful boy is your Spooky!! I have a very soft spot in my heart for black cats, having had several who stole my heart. I do believe they bring good luck. I'm so glad he was able to be treated at home. Our Animal Hospital offers a similar service, but it is prohibitively expensive -- last resort for a very stressed out cat. In the meantime, I take all my kitties in the carrier. They don't like it, but they always seem to recover from the trauma once they are safely home.

    Sadly, we had to have our darling Cecilia put down last month after almost 23 years of her loving companionship. She had a long, healthy and happy life until the end. It's hard to believe she is no longer with us.

    Gros bisous, ma chère amie,


  2. How wonderful that your vet can do house calls. My cats also get very stressed when I take them to the vet, luckily that doesn't happen often.
    I remember when my daughter had to have her cat put down in Amsterdam the vet went to her home to do it, which is a lot more intimate and less stressful for the cat and owner.

  3. Hello Mariette, You were lucky to find such an welcome solution to your problem. I have heard nightmare stories about cats who had to be taken to the vet! The important thing is that now he has obtained the necessary care.

  4. Dearest MAriette,
    thank you for lovley cat pictures! What a wonderful Vet! This really is not normal, that the Vet comes to your home, must be a sweet person :O)
    Wishing you a lovely weekend and all the best for your sweet cats!
    Love, hugs and blessings, Claudia xoxo

  5. Liebe Mariette,
    es ist einfach schön, wenn es den Katzen gutgeht.
    Aber Freigänger haben immer irgendwelche Blessuren.
    Gut, dass der Tierarzt auch Hausbesuche macht.
    Es ist eine wunderschöne Katze!
    Einen guten Start ins Wochenende wünscht dir

  6. Liebe Mariette,


    Alles Liebe

  7. Liebe Mariette,

    das ist eine sehr schöne Katze.

    Alles Liebe

  8. How great the vet came to see Spooky! I wish our vet would do that, but they won't normally do. Sounds like it was a really nice, stress-free experience for him :-) And I'm sure he remembers Vet Amanda saved his life. He is super handsome. Love the photos with Egyptian kitties :-)
    Congratulations on finishing your second Fleur de Lys curtain! Have a lovely weekend, Mariette!

  9. Dearest Marietta,
    What a sweet little panther-cat Sppoky is. The little statues look like little brothers.
    Enjoy your week end.......*s*

  10. Dearest Mariette, so happy the Vet just came for vaccinations ... when I saw it on FB I was so worried for Spooky! ... He does look very happy and how wonderful of the Vet for making a house call. Our furbabies really are our babies ... wishing you both and all the babies a great weekend <3

  11. Bel micione, una piccala pantera nera.
    Una felice domenica per te

  12. Your Spooky is very sweet, dear Mariette! Good for him that the Vet could come to see him at your place.
    I wish you a lovely Sunday! Many hugs!

  13. Piękna sesja zdjęciowa. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.

  14. Dear Mariette,

    Lovely that the vet was able to make a house call - I know we have had fur babies that did not like going in the car for a trip to the vet. Spooky is adorable.
    Happy new week dear friend

  15. Dear Mariette,
    The vet Amanda saved his life it is a pro hi Vaccinations expensive for a very stressed out cat!
    I'm sorry these weeks a very bad time!

  16. Liebe Mariette,
    so eine süße Mieze - es ist schrecklich zu hören, was so alles passieren kann - es gibt wirklich böse Menschen - ein Glück, dass hier geholfen werden konnte - aber die Angst, die bleibt natürlich - all die Liebe, die Spooky entgegen gebracht wird, hilft ihm sicher -

    ich drück dich - alles Liebe - Ruth

  17. Very well, that the vet was at the cat in the house and go without stress for him. Let them as long as possible will be healthy and happy you. You it also certainly very love. Regards.

  18. This is a wonderful and kind vet, Dear Mariette! It is traumatizing for some animals to go to the clinic due to terrible memories. Spooky looks very content and happy posing on the windowsill with the figurines that look like him, and on your pretty chair. You are a very caring pet owner to take such consideration for your little companions. Sending hugs xo Karen


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