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Friday, February 10, 2012

Furriends on Friday!

Kitties!

Felix here, and I have a favor to ask.
Some of you may remember that two years ago I tore the tendon that holds my kneecap in place.   It was pretty painful and I moaned when I walked; that's how Mommy and Daddy knew I had hurt myself.

They carted me off to the vet and I had knee surgery to fix my luxated patella, the nice Lady Vet (with the soft hands and Aussie accent) fixed me all up. 
This is my knee the day I came home.  (The thingy on my tummy is a pain patch.)  I was a Good Patient and didn't have to wear the Cone of Shame--I didn't nibble at my stitches (OK, maybe one) and I took it easy on my leg in my private recovery room for two weeks.  The hardest thing--besides my hurty leg--was squatting to poop.  Sorry if that's too much information!

ANYWAY, our friend Coco from Curlz and Swirlz had the same thing happen to HER knee! 
Coco's Mom Teri took her to the vet and she had knee surgery too--Coco is recovering really well--but Mom Teri could use a little help with the surgery cost.

Right now there's an auction to help out:  click HERE to check it out!  
There's a ChipIn button on the page, too, even a couple of dollars helps.  It all adds up, kitties.

Thanks! 
It's nice to be part of such a great group of friends.


Happy Friday!

XX  Felix  XX

28 comments:

  1. Luxated patellae are NO FUN. I had one and was a very brave little mancat about it, and Aila-sisko had TWO - thankfully only one needed surgery. And she was pretty brave too. Don't tell anyone, but I still have a little limp now because of it....... You are a very generous mancat, Felix to advertise this good cause. We are off to the blog now.............
    By the way, do you have any lingering problems now, or are you tip top and back to original working order ? No pooping positioning issues we hope ?

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  2. Oh, Felix...Coco says she is happurry to hear from such a handsome mancat who was brave for his surgery, too! All us Curlie Swirlie cats say Thank You for this sweet post and for spreadin' the word about the auction, too!

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  3. Felix! Yous Rock! How nice to think of others! Yous is one sweet guy!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  4. We went huntin' for the chip in box and couldn't find it anywhere! Is it really there? We'll try again tomorrow! Glad Coco is recovering well. XOXOXO

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  5. Aw Felix, not a fun thing to go through. We assume you're all good now, no left over problems?

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  6. How awesome of you to offer a helping paw, Felix!

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  7. So sorry to hear about all these sore knees

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  8. How sweet of you to remind us. Mommy was gonna post bout it today but furgot. She'll try to keep it on her feeble mind til tomorrow!

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  9. Oh, so sorry to hear that. It looks very painful M said she'd put a couple of dollars in. It all ads up.

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  10. ouch. that looks like it was painful. nice of you to help another in need...

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  11. Awww sweet Felix! You are a brave and wonderful kitty! Take care
    x

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  12. We bet that was very ouchie Felix and we can see you had to be very brave. Thank you for telling us about Coco.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  13. Felix, we don't remember that very well but we sure are glad you are all right. Thank COD, none of us have had to have that done.
    We also wanted everyone to know that all these nice kitties here at the Katnip Lounge have put some really cute items on the auction for Coco. Coco's Mom is so nice too. She is always helping people with their sick kitties. Thanks Katnip Lounge for advertising the auction.

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  14. Not tmi at all. It's good for people to realize what kitties go through in terms of pain and the same inconveniences people do.

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  15. Thank you for letting us know, Felix. We are going to check out the auction.

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  16. Posted about the auction on my blog and donated :) Get well soon Coco!

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  17. We've been over to the auction site and put in a bid!

    Purrs,
    The Chans

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  18. You are very thoughtful to let everybody know about Coco. We have been to the auction site.

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  19. A very kind post, handsome Felix=we are happy your surgery went well and you are purrfect now...Have a fun weekend, friends...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

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  20. Aw.... what a nice furriend you are! So glad you both got fixed up from that.

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  21. Felix
    It is all about friends helping friends. We are glad we could.
    purrs
    >^,,^<
    ♥Abby♥Boo♥Ping♥Jinx♥Grace♥

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  22. Hey, Felix! We went over and checked out the auction and there is lots of cool stuff! We made mom bid on a couple of things!

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  23. Poor kitty! Ouch!
    Sending good thoughts!
    xo Catherine

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  24. We sooo sorry you had to go thru that! We on our way over now wif mommy's plastic money card thingy!

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Oh Boy...this is gonna be GREAT!