The Silent Signs of Pain

Well! As anyone in Ontario can attest, March came in like a lion! Last week saw ferocious winter storms and significant snow accumulation!! Did that stop our fearless LilyCat from her weekly trek to O’Sullivan Animal Hospital you ask? Never! I bundled up and made the trip in for my underwater treadmill session with my very own Dr. Watson.

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When Lily start rehab and weight loss with the O’Sullivan Animal Hospital she was too weak to use her back legs in the treadmill effectively. Now she walks like a pro!

As much as I may hesitate to tell my other cat friends, I am enjoying my hydrotherapy much more than I did earlier on. I’m currently walking upwards of 20 minutes at a time and during my  last session I walked a total distance of 0.4 km! After all that work a fit feline like myself is entitled to a sPAW treatment complete with blow out and comb through. I’m a pretty fancy cat if I do say so myself! (There’s also the added bonus of continued healthy weight loss, and I am Purrroud to say I’m only a slightly padded 5.3kg!)

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I’m half the cat I used to be – and I LOVE IT (the best part is at the end!)

Where’s Lily been?! Those of you who may have initially followed along with my musings may have realized that everyone’s favourite rotund feline (besides Garfield of course) has been on somewhat of a prolonged hiatus. This is true, but I have not abandoned you all!

I’ve been busy recreating myself, and the healthcare team at O’Sullivan Animal Hospital has been working round the clock (literally!) during a massive renovation of the hospital. Lots of exciting things have been happening since I wandered away from the keyboard.  Continue reading