Saturday, May 28, 2011

Stabby Place Visit

Yep, me, Derby in the PTU (Prisoner Transport Unit). Mum kept saying the past couple of days we would be off to visit the doctor. I though it was for her, not me! Just my annual checkup, nothing wrong. But before we left we both got a bit of tuna but she slipped me a mickey!
So I wasn't walking furry good and mum had me go into the PTU, I just curled up. I talked all the way to the stabby place and once we got inside I started to growl and hiss as usual.
Mum just giving me a little love, can you see my eye is all wonky here? The VET man came in, I got my shot and then I hopped down on the floor. But they got me back up on the table and was able to give me the once over. Said I am looking good, ears OK, teeth not bad. Great fighting weight of 12.9 pounds, down a bit from last year. Come back in another year. See ya.

So I am home, sleeping it off in the back room.

Note from mum: Last year at Derby's checkup he was very aggressive. The vet was lucky to get him his shots and that was about it for the session. So this year I asked if there was something he could get to take the edge off before we got there. So the Vet prescribed some Acepromazine and that seemed to do the trick. While Derby was still a bit feisty, growling and hissing, the vet could at least get a good look at him.

It worked pretty quickly, within a half hour his third eyelid was showing and he was walking a bit funny. The bad thing is that it will take 6 hours or so to really work itself out of his systems. But for the once a year we need to do this, I am OK with it.

Now we can all relax for the weekend.

20 comments:

fivecats said...

Being slipped a mickey, not nice. But, you had a good check-up ... that's all that matters. We hope you have some extra treats because of the unscheduled road trip.

Furkidsmom said...

Yikes! She slipped you a mickey? And it's last name wasn't even MOUSE???

We're glad you got a good report!!

The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

Max said...

Dood, they dope me up for the stabby place, too...something about wanting to keep all their fingers and eyeballs. I dunno. All I really do is poop on everyone and everything when I'm there. It;s not like I've actually killed anyone.

The drugs might be fun if not for the whole get in the car and go and get stabbed thing...

Millie said...

Wow, Derby. I would never have thought YOU would give the vet a rough time. The folks at MY stabby place like me a lot. I don't hiss or growl, or try to bite any of them. I am always well behaved.

Getting me INTO the PTU though, is a different story.

Hope you feel better soon. Glad to hear you are OK.

Tank said...

PTU - that's a good one! Enjoy sleeping it off:)

Katnip Lounge said...

Derby, that was a pretty low trick you Mum played; but at least you'll get to see some pink spotted mousies! We're pleased you had a good check up and complained in the car. It the best you can hope for, considering. Enjoy that snooze, buddy!

Simba said...

It sounds like the mickey made the whole thing more tolerable for you. Glad your report was a good one.

Athena said...

Glad you gotted a good report! Sounds like you are a pretty tough cat when it comes to going to the stabby place!

Flock O' Fuzzies said...

The humans can be sneaky in getting us to the V-E-T, can't they? Sorry she slipped you a mickey but glad to know that you're OK.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Ah Derbster! They slipped you a Mickey? That is so wrong! I'm glad you are healthy though!

Mr Puddy said...

I'm so happy your annual checkup went well !
Have a good rest buddy
xoxo

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

I'm kind of impressed that you need to be drugged up to go to the vet!

Sylvester, Camille and Ava said...

we hate car rides and the ptu, glad your healthy and wont have to do that again for a while!

Spitty-the-Kitty said...

Derby, I'm relieved you were at least able to hiss and growl because, really, they should not get off scott-free. MRRREOW!

Paws up, Man! Good job.

Ayla, Iza, and Marley said...

Um, we are kinna glad we are so scared that we are UTTERLY passive at the vet...

Shaggy, Scooby and Scout said...

Lazy and sleepy for a good cause Derby.
You are a fine, fit, handsome cat!

Big Piney Woods Cats said...

We is all glad you are in good health, you are such a mancat, Derby. We love you, Smiley Boy.

The Big Piney Woods Cats

Fin said...

Glad you're doing okay!

Thanks so much for your kind words on my Blogoversary!!

Laila and Minchie said...

Glad to hear you still gave it a go even with a mickey in you, Derby!

Victor Tabbycat said...

I GOT MOUSEBREATH!!! Does that mean I gots to go to teh stabby place, too?
Wait, where's teh mousebreath logo? Did they change the rules agin while I... I mean MOM was sleepin?
Purrs,
Victor