Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Alera's Wound Treatment Day 3

11:30 29November2007

His skin around the wound area had turn really black today indicated that's the dead skin. The area was quite big too as you can see in the video below. He dislike traveling and on the way to vet just now, he was like meowing throughout the journey. I hope he will healed quickly so that he can come out and play with the rest and no more vet visits! Unfortunately that's not the case. He has to go back everyday except on Sunday.


Nikki said...

That is just grim. Ngo, I have no idea how you do it, or the vet for that matter!!!

Anonymous said...

His doing fine,im happy for that,i have seen you clip of dead dog in the middle of the road and the white dog ho is banded of his owner and lives a cross the street so hi can see the poor dog going down like that,it was so sad i notice his sad eys there was no more living inside that poor body and all becouse they dont love him enymore,,kiss baby Alera from my family in sweden.

Buster's Mom (Carol) said...

Just catching up. I had no idea what was going on with Alera until my friend just now commented how she hoped Alera was doing better (I said "what?"). Now I see why she was concerned. All I can say is that you and Alera have a fan club here in Toronto, Canada and we are thinking of you daily. You are both incredibly strong, resiliant beings. This is a bad time but it will pass and it will just make you love Alera more. Animals are amazing and can teach us humans so much about what really matters in life. WE're thinking about you over here. Please know that.

Phil Grimsey said...

We are convinced he has reduced sensation in his back legs which enabled him to bite so much. I wonder when he gets his wheelchair, and can get around without the need to balance his back end, if, terrible though it sounds, partial amputation might be beneficial to him, if his back legs are simply annoying him and causing him to bite? Would it be worth asking the vet for his opinion? Having said that, he has only done this to his legs the once, so we don't know - its a really difficult situation to know what to do for the best.

Nikki said...

Phil - that is EXACTLY what I thought. It was like he was trying to bite off his leg. I mentioned that as a last resort we need to look at amputation. As the leg looks now Ngo, I do think that you need to amputate.
I have a small group of animal behaviourists working on this, analysing the situation.

Ngo Thye Aun said...

@ phil & nikki

No, I have to disagree with both of you. My vet will try his best to heal the leg. This little buddy has been through a lot and since his leg still have feeling, that is out of the question, anyway it is not I who has the right to say, we will see how it goes in 3 weeks time.

Anonymous said...

well,its have been alot ho whants mr yun to thinking of remove baby Aleras leg, but i must say that his is right there is no need for ambutat at this moment for Alera have feelings in his legs so they are not *dead* and i have notice that he balance on them and remove them meby will be even more bad,and of couse he drags them he can not walk on them so he have to drag them, i think human have no right to ambutat animals IF its not absolutly nesisery and the VET says its the ONLY thing to do. people yoin the poor cripple stray kitten ho came in to a warm and loving home to save his life, watch him grow up to be a big beiutyful healfy gay!

Phil Grimsey said...

Just to clarify, we only meant as an absolute last resort I.e If (a) it wont heal or (b) they present a persistant problem/irritation to the poor baby.

Its obviously not a decision to be taken lightly,only after everything else has failed, and there is no other way to improve the quality of life he enjoys (by that we mean no other way to stop the biting)

Hopefully, the wheelchair will provide enough of a distraction to Alera to break the cycle and render that thought obsolete in this case.

Through your hard work and selfless dedication Thomas, Im sure it wont come to that, and you will see that the wound is healed fully :)

Nikki said...

Hence me saying as a last resort.

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