#OperationSaveStymie #OSS #FuckYouParvo
Thought we were going to lose him on Saturday. Took a turn for the worst. His blood pressure dropped and he wasn't responding. They gave him neoepinepherin (sp)... Something you'd give to heart attack victims. I resigned to letting Stymie go but wanted to let it settle in my mind before I told the dr...
At $1000/day each day is a difficult decision, but we decided to hold out and see if the blood pressure med would help him buck the odds at this point. Around 1:00am that night the vet said that his blood pressure had risen to normal. It was enough to wait until breakfast. He continued to hang in there and by Sunday afternoon he even took solid food on his own.
This morning he is off the feeding tube (that he pulled out on his own). No more blood pressure med. they don't think he's quite ready to come home today but we're expecting to have him with us tomorrow! Here's a video clip of him from Sunday.