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When Pets Suffer…

November 11th, 2007 · Posted by Who Knows? · 7 Comments

What do you do with a dog suffering from epilepsy, when that dog responds badly to the available medication?

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  • 1 jade // Nov 11, 2007 at 11:14 pm

    I can relate… the same as when your dog is 11, just like a human in the family and cannot lift her head up anymore. The whole world just sinks into a black hole for a while. You know there is no way out. Even though there are still memories locked up in your mind, which you will never forget, you miss the sounds she made in her dreams (probabley chasing cats???)!

    Hello Hugo! Wow! Thanks for the comments!!! It does feel good to be back in the business/ritual and wow I was absent for quite some time!! That reminds me…thank you for the tip – it is really appreciated! Here goes…hey

    May I ask you a question? hehe
    I am planning on writing and experimenting quite a lot these few weeks coming, and would like to approach a publisher, with the idea of putting all the recipes on paper. I plan to work with a young and up-coming photographer and then there is an awesome designer of Amsterdam…

    What is your opinion of this? Hey – you’re the one I owe most of the posts and enthusiasm to – yes, it is all because of you. hehe later

  • 2 Hugo // Nov 12, 2007 at 11:08 am

    Klara is about 11… she is old. Her time may be near.

    People fear death. In their desire to deny death, they end up denying life. Once we embrace death, and no longer fear death, only then can we truly start to live. Only then can we truly start to see what it means to live an eternal life.

    Pets, with shorter life-spans than humans, can help teach you that…

    You can ask any question you like, but I cannot always answer. ;-) I don’t know much about publishing, which means if you do take that route, I’ll be the one asking you questions, when I get to the point where I’m ready to write my first book… so all the best with that!

    Thanks for your appreciation! Keep on creating!
    Hugo

  • 3 gerhard // Nov 12, 2007 at 2:57 pm

    awe , sorry to hear about the pet.

  • 4 gerhard // Nov 12, 2007 at 3:01 pm

    well, i think your choices are limited by the availability of alternative medicines. how is her quality of life?

  • 5 Hugo // Nov 12, 2007 at 3:53 pm

    Good enough. She’s not the fit marathon runner that Ludwig still is. An epileptic fit is just not a nice thing to witness. (Or experience, for sure… though, as I understand it, you don’t remember it. You just wake up exhausted, and disorientated, and hungry and thirsty. Possibly in a puddle of urine, with “gwĂȘlle” hanging from the mouth…

  • 6 gerhard // Nov 13, 2007 at 12:19 am

    Good enough. cool ! then don’t worry , look for aternative treatments . Sometimes stuff for humans works on the critters too :)

  • 7 Hugo // Nov 17, 2007 at 7:16 pm

    Jade, I just came across this, and thought it might be of interest to you:

    http://www.neilgaiman.com/faqs/advicefaq/#q1

    I’m sure there’s lots of similar resources out there, possibly better, I haven’t gone looking. Yet. ;)

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