Wednesday, September 14, 2016

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Do Not Disturb

"This is my Do Not Disturb sleepy pose. So, do not disturb."

"Seriously, what are you still doing here?"

(Note: Do you see the boot on Astrid's back right foot? She wears that to keep safe and clean her benign tumor that is very slowly yet surely healing. She typically wears the boot only when going outside, but in these pictures she plopped down for a nap before it could be removed after a walk. Okay, now I'll stop disturbing her.)


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Our Tip of the Day:
Keep in mind that any wound on your furbaby's foot should be closely monitored, as the feet are not only very important parts of the body, but also highly vulnerable due to direct contact with the environment. If you find a sore on your furbaby's foot, especially one that is raw or unhealing, it might be best to schedule for your vet to have a look at it. For some foot sores, a vet might prescribe antibiotics to combat infection, since the foot interacts directly with the dirt and debris found on the ground and floors. For cats, there's also the risk of infection from using the litter box, which inevitably houses its fair share of bacteria. In addition to the question of whether antibiotics are needed, your vet can advise you on the proper cleaning and overall care of a foot wound. In some cases, wrapping a wound might be the safest option, whereas in other cases wrapping it might only lead to an unwanted abundance of moisture and therefore further complications. When in doubt, turn to a pro. Don't let those cute little paws go ignored!

12 comments:

The Island Cats said...

We wouldn't think of disturbing you, Astrid! *tiptoeing away*

Kitties Blue said...

Astrid, that must have been one exhausting walk. That's what our Mom does when she gets off the treadmill or comes in from cycling. That boot makes you special. Did you know that? Hope you heal very quickly. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

Dragonheart, Merlin, and Devi said...

Hello lovely Astrid! We hope your foot heals well.

Three Chatty Cats said...

Sorry that you were disturbed, Astrid, but you're just too darn cute to not have a picture taken of!

Katie Kat said...

sorry fur distubbing your sleepy times... Astrid, we goes aways now.
-Lil Bear who not likes being distubbed either.

meowmeowmans said...

Astrid, we're sorry for disturbing you. You're just so cute, so we couldn't resist! :)

Glad your foot is healing!

Hugs to you all.

Flynn said...

Sweet dreams, Astrid!

Sammy Sam said...

Hope that your foot heals nicely. Back to sleep. Dinner's soon.

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Don't mind us...we're just admiring you :)

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

Sorry to disturb you Astrid. I am glad your foot is healing. That is a cute shoe :)

Caren Gittleman said...

Oh Astrid you are precious! So glad your wound is healing!! xoxo

Momma Kat and Her Bear Cat said...

Somedog is tired ;)