Monday, August 25, 2008

Happy 4th Birthday Emma!!

~Thanks so much furr all mai birthday wishes!~ Emma

Update: Benji had a temperature of 105.7 (it should only be about 101.5)!!! In the doc's words, "Wow, he is cookin'!". Dr. McKinney was very surprised and showed me that his thermometer only registered to 106 degrees. But, Dr. McKinney said that Benji's color was good, his lungs and gut sounded good and he was showing no obvious signs to determine the source of his fever. So, he diagnosed Benj with a fever of unknown origins and gave him a shot of Penecilin(sp?), something for his fever and some antiobiotics to give at home. He said if he's not acting better by tomorrow he may need to go back for a blood workup to make sure his kidneys and liver are functioning properly. Dr. McKinney said it could just be something viral or bacterial causing his fever. Let's hope that's all it is! Thanks so much for all the well wishes and purrs for Benji and just continue them as I purray these meds do the trick. Purrs from Benji and hugs from me, Kat! P.S. I just went downstairs after typing this update and to my surprise, Benji hopped up, followed me to the kitchen and proceeded to ask for his food! Those meds worked quick! Yeah! Hopefully he'll continue to improve! Thanks again, all of your purrayers and purrs are working!

Please be purraying, sending healing vibes and good thoughts Benji's way. He has not been feeling well since Saturday around lunch time. He hasn't eaten his crunchies since Sat. afternoon and has been resting in the above seen spot since then too. You can just look at him and tell he doesn't feel good. He did eat some Greenies treats for lunch and dinner yesterday, which is good and he has been coming down to drink. Why does everything happen on the weekend!?? Anyway, I will be calling the vet to get him in sometime today and I'll keep ya updated. Hopefully it's nothing bad and they can fix him right up. Thanx! -Emma's Kat


THE ZOO said...

Happy Happy 4th Purrthday Emma.

we hope Benji feels better soon and starts eating good.

Gemini and Ichiro said...

We will start purring for Benji right now. I hope that this does not ruin your birthday Emma!

CRIZ LAI said...

Happy 4th Birthday Emma! We'll be sending lots of prayers over for Benji too. :)

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

Poor Benji, we are all purring for him. Keep us posted...
Love and purrs,

Texas said...

Happy purrthday Emma. Feel better soon Benji!

The Island Cats said...

Happy Purrthday Emma!!!

And we hope Benji is feeling better soon!

Wally, Ernie & Zoey

Daisy said...

Happy Birthday, Emma! And I hope Benji will feel all better very soon.

Tybalt said...

Happy Birthday, Emma!

I'll be purring that Benji feels all better soon.

Anonymous said...


and GET WELL SOON, Benji!

Love from Milo xx

Anonymous said...

Get well soon Benji!

Sending rumbly purrs.

Tiki, Kirby, and StanLee said...

Purrs for Benji and Happy Birthday, Emma!!


*woo hoo*
Happy Purrday Emma!

We is sending extra purrs for Benji who we hopes gets a great report from the Vet.


Zippy, Sadie, Speedy and M'Gee said...

Happy Purrthday again...sure hope dat vet can fix Benji right up, poor guy looks miserable. We'z gonna purr fur him.

Nomi said...

Here's hoping that Benji's ailment is a minor one and easily fixed. Happy puurday to you, Happy purrday to you, Happy purrday dear Emma, happy purrday to you.....yeahhh

Laila and Angel Minchie said...

Oh, Benji, honey, you look so sad and like you don't feel well at all. We are purraying real hard you shake this "thing" right away!


Laila and Minchie

Angel Junior, Orion and Sammy said...

Happy Purrthday Emma!!

Benji, you need to eat some more dude! We will purr and purr for you to be okay.

Forty Paws said...

Get all better now Benji!!! Purrs coming your way, ok?

Luf, Us

Tiger Lily said...

Happy Birthday Emma! We hope you have a great day!!

prrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrs and tail wags for Benji to get all better soon.


Jemima, Zeke, Sushi, Tiger Lily and Ruckus

Parker said...

Emma, happy birthday!
And Benji - please feel all better soon!

Victor Tabbycat said...

Wul of course Benji's color is good - him's a handsome orinj mancat! Silly vet. But srsly, Benji Dude, get much better real soon! ~ Victor

Emma, I hope you have a very happy birthday. ~ Nina

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

Get well soon, Benji! We's all purring fur yous.
Love and Purrs,

Anita said...


I send my curative power to Benji... prrrrrrrrrrrrrr...

Get well soon!

Purrageous Pirates said...

Feel better soon Benji. We are purring for you.

Happy Birthday Emma!! We hope you have a good birthday, even with Benji being sick.

PB 'n J said...

We're glad to hear that Benji is starting to feel better, but we'll still be purring!

And Happy Belated Birthday Emma!

Robyn Harton & The (Mostly) Badass Cat said...

Happy Purrthday Emma :)

Benji, we's sendin yoo lots and lotsa purrs and healin energies.

Sanjee and the resta the Hotties

Pumpkin said...

Happy Berfday to Emma! Didja play wiff bubbles? Didja play fetch wiff the paper balls? Didja get treets?

Poor Benji! At leest yu feel like eeting agin. That's always a good sign. Momma wuz werried when Sophie dint ask fur brekfest yestaday morning. She's always the lowdest wun at brekfest time. Maybe she just wuzzent feeling too good after her ladygardenectomy last week cuz she seemed okay this morning. Hopefully the drugs will help Benji feel better.

Anonymous said...

Happy Purrthday Emma! We sure hope Benji gets all better furry quick - sounds like the medicine is already helping lots. Purrs & hugs from all of us.

Chesney Cats said...

Benji, we are purraying that you feel better real soon.

Happy Birthday Emma!! Mama just confessed that our Emma was named after you because she loves your name.

Hugs & Purrs,
Sammy, Festus & Emma

The Cat Realm said...

Happy birthday Emma - and we are sending LOTS OF PURRS for Benji!

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

KC said...
it's me again. i's hope Benji is doing better... we'll keep purring fur him all night long.
An you's gotted an award, it's on mine bloggie.
Love and Purrs,

Samantha & Mom said...

Our purrrs and purrrayers are with you Benji!! We Hope you get better fast!

Happy Birthday again Emma!
Your FL furiends,

Karen Jo said...

Happy Birthday, Emma! I am glad that Benji is starting to feel better and eat again. I will keep him in my thoughts and prayers.

Angel Junior, Orion and Sammy said...

Still p urring for Benji's continued improvement!

Mr. Hendrix said...

many healing purrs and prayers for Benji to keep improving! you keep eating Benji, you need to keep up your strength

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Emma and glad that Benji is feeling better.

Joanne, Jane, Jill, Johnny, Jay boy and Capu from Singapore

Anonymous said...

We sure hope Benji is feeling better soon. Happy Birthday, Emma!!

Kimo and Sabi said...

Happy Purrthday Emma! We are asndin' our purrs of healing fer Benji. :)

Madness, Trouble, Squish and Milkbone said...

Oh my goodness Benji. We hope you feel much better soon. Purrs.

Moki The Wobbly Cat said...

We are sending healing thoughts your way!

The Furry Kids said...

Benji, we are purring and purraying that you feel better soon.

PS - Happy belated birthday, Emma!

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

Just checking for an update on Benji, glad to hear he's doing better. Whew.
Love and Purrs,

Katiez Furry Mewz said...

Dehr Benji we iz purring dat penny sillin slaps dat bad stuffoms n tells it what 4!!

n happy purthday to Emma too!

Katie Too.

My Littel Island said...

wow a birtday we hav one to now all 4 of us babys ar 3yers old on not sick baby did u get bite ftom a ugly bug? we hope u feel better WE give u a award so come by and look at it

World of Animals, Inc. said...

We hope you had the best birthday, Emma. Hope it was filled with tons of presents and some of your favorite treats. We are happy to hear that Benji is continuing to improve. That's a great present right there. Thanks for the share. Have a wonderful day.
World of Animals

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