short veso : Ashley's ordeal

Daniel J. Matyola danmatyola at
Mon Oct 5 11:23:22 EDT 2020

Cute as ever!
I'm glad she is doing better.  Keep both of you safe and healthy.

Dan Matyola

On Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 8:08 AM ann sanfedele <annsan at> wrote:

> Now that she is much better and has gained back some weight I feel I can
> share this mini vid I took before I took her to get an Ultra Sound two
> weeks ago. She had to
> do without any food after midnight the night before this was shot and
> she was NOT pleased.. as she let me know here..
> She had had a concerning pattern of weight loss recently , vet visit a
> couple of months ago indicated some kind of IBD  - she got steroids and
> B vitamin shot and
> improved a bit then declined again.. so the Ultra Sound proved
> necessary.. she came home with pills to take  1/2 of twice a day for two
> weeks then once a week "forever"
> It took some creativity to get the pill into her - the solution after
> some experimenting turned out to be burying the tiny thing in a small
> wad of cheddar cheese - actually, English Double Glouster . she gets
> that into her tummy quickly and therefore is spared the bitter taste of
> the pill (mashing up the pill in her food was NOT a good solution
> "fool me once... ")  the pills are Prednisolone . 5mg pills cut in
> half.   I didn't want to tell people anything aobut her trials until I
> was able to say she is responding nicely
> to the meds and is up to many of her old naughty tricks , is displaying
> good bathroom behaviour and hasn't barfed  at all in two weeks.
> so here is the short vid I took early in the morning of Sept 22 before
> we went to the vet..  video verite - took with my darkside little camera
> - no editing.
> ann
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