Thursday, 19 April 2007

19th April

Well I was being paranoid after all! Phoebe was back at the vets today and her PCV is up to 42%! This is great news as I have been very worried about her this week. Her vet wants to keep her on the same dose of medication for another few weeks at least.

Tuesday, 17 April 2007

17th April 2007

Phoebe seems to have gone a bit quieter over the past few days, her gums seem slightly paler also. I could be being paranoid of course, but I am a bit concerned about her. She is due back at the vets on Thursday, so we should know more then.

Friday, 13 April 2007

12th April - More good news!

Phoebe as been on her reduced dosage of Pred for a week now, and she seems to be doing really well. She was back at the vets today for another PCV test, the result was an amazing 40%. This is superb news, her vet wants to keep her on the same meds for the next couple of weeks before (all being well) reducing it again. It is so good to see her looking and acting so well, especially as things were looking very bad for her just a few weeks ago.

Friday, 6 April 2007

5th April - More Progress

Phoebe was back at the vets again yesterday. Her PCV has risen 1% since Monday to 36%. Our vet has decided to drop Phoebe's Prednisolene dosage down to 13mg/day (She weighs 13kg). Phoebe will stay on 50mg/day of Cyclosporin for the next couple of weeks along with Antepsin 2g (3 per day) and Zantac Suspension 150 mg (twice daily). I guess this will be the telling time, hopefully she will continue to increase or at least hold her red-blood cell count where it is presently. The medium-term aim is hopefully to have the lowest possible maintenance dose of Prednisolene and give it to Phoebe alternate days to give her kidneys and liver some rest bite. Phoebe seems to be doing really well, she has a fair bit of energy. However she is still snoozing a lot. I am still limiting her exercise to a brief walk into the garden, though I am hoping that it will not be long before I can start taking her for short walks as I am sure she is getting a bit bored with the garden!

Monday, 2 April 2007

2nd April - The only way is up baby!

Phoebe is continuing to do really well, she still has significantly more energy than she had a few weeks ago. Though she does need to rest a lot which is understandable! We went to the vets for another PCV test and her red-blood cell count is up to 35% which is excellent. We are back for another test on Thursday.

Sunday, 1 April 2007

30th March

Phoebe is doing really well, she has loads more energy! She had a trip to the vets and her PCV is now at 33%, this is excellent news as her Red-blood Cell count is increasing fairly rapidly! We are back at the vets on Monday, so hopefully we will have a further increase.