Marrakesh is home (again)!

I missed a call from my vet on Thursday evening, but the message he left was heartening. Marrakesh’s temperature had been normal for the last three days without Banamine and there was very little drainage from the IV catheter site on his neck. The vet felt he’d be able to go home soon. I talked […]

Marrakesh the medical marvel

Marrakesh turned two weeks old yesterday, and he celebrated at the vet clinic. I received a call on Monday evening from the clinic’s veterinary intern. She told me that Marrakesh continued to spike fevers despite receiving Banamine and a different broad spectrum antibiotic. They performed a thoracic ultrasound to check his lungs, which looked good. […]

Marrakesh update

When the vet sent Marrakesh and Gina home on Tuesday, he gave me some basic instructions: take his temperature once a day, administer Banamine if it was over 102.5°F, and observe Marrakesh for lethargy or increased swelling around the IV catheter site. Marrakesh was pretty energetic on Tuesday afternoon, and he was running and bucking […]