Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Nevermind all that crap!

How is MURPHY???

He's baffling, seriously. He refuses breakfast unless I hand feed him, and then he eats very little. I have to carry him out to potty in the morning. He eats a few bites and retreats to his bed and passes out, and I leave for work, worrying.

When I get home he greets me at the door, all bright and alert, joins Sophie on a walk, and eats a big dinner without drama. Tonight we achieved Healthy Normal Poop for the first time in a long time.

He sleeps a lot, but when he's awake, he's perky. He's thin, oh, so thin, I can see he's lost more weight and I'm sure he's dipped below 5 lbs. again. (His healthy adult weight was around 7 lbs.) But he keeps on ticking, and all I can do is shake my head. He was pestering me earlier so I picked him up for a hug. He fought me off - "EWW, Mom, don't get mushy!" - and I put him down. He didn't want cuddles, he wanted cookies.

He's passed out in his little bed again. He's comfortable, he's happy, he's fine. He'll wind down eventually, but he's apparently now shooting for fifteen and a half. It could happen.


Brenda said...

Go, Murphy!

BridgetG said...

You take such good care of him. And he's sticking around to keep an eye on you!

KatyaR said...

BridgetG's right. You do take such good care of him. I hope he's around for a good long time.