This morning Coconut went in for a scheduled routine dental cleaning at SeaPort Veterinary Hospital. Just prior to her procedure, Dr. Cahill noticed a small growth on Coconuts right eyelid. He immediately recommend removal today while she was already under anesthesia for her teeth cleaning. It’s not easy turning your beloved pet over for surgery. The thought of her being sedated worried us all, but knowing she was under Dr. Ray Cahill’s incredible care we found comfort. He promised to keep an extra watchful eye because he knows how sensitive Coconut can be to medications. We knew he was keeping his promise after his sharp eye this morning detected the mass on Coconuts right eye lid during his throw per surgery exam. We are truly grateful for Dr. Cahill’s loving care he and his staff showed to Coconut and to our family today. Coconut is home resting comfortably by the fireplace and is well on the road to recovery, with pearly white teeth!
Coconut rested peacefully after we finally decided to remove the hard plastic cone from her neck last night after several hours of whimpering caused by her frustration of being unable to get in a comfy position with it on. A friend hand delivered a soft inflatable cone after hearing about her discomfort, but that too was no go for Coconut. As long as I am within reach and or in her sight she continues to rest comfortable by the fireplace and remains uninterested in the stiches in her right lower eyelid. Coconut seems more bothered by the hair shaved on her leg during surgery then her swollen eye. Dr. Ray Cahill continues to check in and warns to keep a close eye on her if she is without the protective cone. This afternoon I fixed her favorite lunch “Grilled Basil Chicken” with the hope that the smell of it cooking on the grill, would motivate her to leave her cozy spot by the fire and draw her over to my feet in the kitchen, where she usually sits when I’m cooking. My plan worked like a charm. Coconut perked right up and enjoyed every last piece.
Thank you for the kind messages wishing Coconut a speedy recovery!
She’s a lucky pooch to be so loved by so many.
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$3.95 per pound!!!!
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Worth every penny! Let the cooking begin!
I Love when I learn something new from viewers of GMG Sista’s Dish…
Today I received this message from friend and GMG viewer Joanne Frontiero Joanne Frontiero Writes ~ My Mother and I worked for your father many years ago pulling the heads of the shrimp. Then they went into the secret room to the machine that could remove the eggs. I was in high school at the time and worked during a school vacation with Mom and my friend Jacquie!
Sista Felicia~ Thanks Joanne for sharing that. I remember the shrimp on the conveyer belt and remember all the women removing the heads, but I never knew there was a special machine to remove the eggs!