Monday, February 23, 2009

Mom Update

Rocky: I'm still here, everybody, and I wanted to give you an update on my sickly mom. She just finished 3 weeks of antibiotics and she saw the cardiologist last week who gave her yet another medication to try to control her heart rate problem (supraventricular tachycardia) in hopes she can avoid having her heart punctured (YIKES!) in a procedure called radiofrequency catheter ablation. I do NOT want him nuking part of my mom's heart, so I'm making sure she takes her medicine! The cardiologist also wired her all up on a Holter heart monitor, and I was very careful to continually paw and bite at the wires to make sure they were in the right place.

She's also taking three different blood pressure medicines, but her blood pressure is still too high. Twice every day I help her with her blood pressure monitor, again batting and biting at the tubes and cords to make sure they're in the right place. As you can see, all this pawing and batting and biting is wearing me out! ...
But don't worry, I'm going to get rested up in time to host Carnival of the Cats this week, so go ahead and submit your posts any time. And I'm also going to start getting around to visiting all of you, since I've gotten way behind on Cat Blogosphere goings on.

24 comments:

Parker said...

Thank goodness she has you to watch over her and all of her meds!
Kitties are good at lowering blood pressure too!

castle diva said...

Sounds like your poor Mom is going through a lot. Good thing you're there to help her through this.

We'll continue to send purrs.

Ms. P and Cinza

The Meezers said...

big big purrrrrsss to your mommy!!! GET BETTER ROCKYSMOM!!

Jan's Funny Farm said...

What would your mom do without you? Well, she would certainly be a lot sicker than she has been. You just keep your eye on her and make her behave.

Angel said...

Rocky, were glad you are taking your job seriously! We hopes your Mom gets to feeling better.

The Island Cats said...

Hi Rocky! We hope your mom is feeling better soon...we know she's in your good paws!

Nina the Torbie said...

Oh Rocky! That sounds like a lot of work, but you're doing a great job taking care of your mom. Make sure you do a lot of purring; it helps bean hearts. Give a little extra purr from me, ok?
Purrs,
Nina

peggy and The Cats said...

It sounds like you're doing a good job keeping your mom in line. Stay on her about her medicines and stuff. We hope she feels better soon,

Eric and Flynn said...

You're doing good work Rocky. Make sure your mum gives you lots cuddling as well cuz that is therapeutic to Beans. We hope she soon gets better.

Shadow / Molly said...

Yoo make good medicine fer yer mom to get better - purrs do wonders!

Cheysuli and gemini said...

We will keep purring for you Mom. Remember that spending time with you, rather than on all the other chores will lower blood pressure. She just needs to sit and pet you and stop worrying about stuff...

SophieKitty said...

It's a good thing you're there, Rocky. We hope your mom feels better soon.

Fin said...

Poor Mom, hope she is okay soon.

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

We sure hope dem medisins help yoor mom, we know dat all yoor help will.

Anonymous said...

Hope your mom gets better soon. I suffered from the same condition a few years ago and had to have the ablation thingy. It was ok tho' and now I don't have to take any mediactions anymore. Take care.

Kaz's Cats said...

Rocky, you're doing a great job looking after your Mom, and we'll keep on purring and purraying and sending positive thoughts to help her get completely better. Keep making her take her medicine, and purr lots while you're snuggling with her,

{{{hugs}}}

Gypsy & Tasha & Karen (Mum)

Riley & Tiki said...

We are purring for the medicine to work. Nuking you mom's heart doesn't sound so good. Purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Spooky said...

It sounds like you're taking really good care of her! Keep up the good work!

Phoebe said...

Oh, Rocky! I do hope your mom feels better soon. Make sure all those wires and tubes stay on the right places and give her good snuggles. Purrs from the Pablo Fan club.

The Furry Kids said...

I'm so glad that your mom has you to take such good care of her. We are purring and purraying that she feels better soon.

Aoise said...

I thought I'd sent some healing purrs from the Yoo Kay but it must have gone into cyberspace instead ! So, here is a special double dose of purrs and my special kisses.

HotMBC aka The Hotties said...

Good for yoo lookin after her. If she's gotta haf that thing done, we hopes it makes her feel really good -- it maded our Grandma Cat feel really good again!We'll purr lots for her!
Purrrrrrrrrs,
Sanjee and the resta the Hotties

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

Rocky, you are doing a great job looking after your Mommy. We are sending lots of get well purrs and meows to her!!!

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