Whoopi



This weekend has quite possibly been the worst weekend I have ever had. On Saturday Whoopi had a terrible accident resulting in a broken neck and jaw. She was rushed to my vets straight away, she was unconscious, rigid and was bleeding profusely from the nose. She received the best care from both vet and nurse she had a neck brace fitted and was kept in on major pain relief, fluid therapy and oxygen for the rest of the day. She came home on Sat night, as being an ex vet nurse I was capable of continuing her care and medication, and has shown good signs of recovery. She is now very aware of her surroundings, has regained feeling in all her limbs and can stand to urinate. She is managing to eat, despite the very obvious discomfort from her jaw (which can't be fixed at the moment as the manipulation required could have very serious implications to the neck injury). When she sleeps she is relaxed, and although she does have periods where she cries and is scared, these periods are lessoning in frequency/time and intensity. My own vets are in contact with specialists and her care is being constantly reviewed and we will be guided by them. We are also very lucky to have a friend who...

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