I can't believe this stupid cold. It started sometime on November 28th and just keeps on trucking. I'm in my most unfavorite phase, coughing hell. The kind that rips apart your throat. It's a close tie with the throat and ears hurt so much you want to avoid swallowing phase. This is putting a serious wrench in my grandiose plans for December baking. The extent of any kitchen action is heating up water for tea, making toast and microwaving canned soup.
I tried a "new to me" tea yesterday, Numi honeybush. I don't really like it and I can't quite put my finger on the reason why. I like some of their other teas, so it's not the company. I may learn to like honeybush because I have a whole box of it and it's the only caffeine free tea in the house.
That lovely Judge just sucked down a bunch of the honeybush tea that had gone cold in my mug. Annoying because I was planning a reheat. Maybe I didn't read the label correctly and it's a new line of tea just for cats.
My foster dog was adopted. It was very depressing for me because she was a really special dog and we had bonded really quickly. I don't think it will be that way w/ every dog because I didn't get super attached to every cat that I used to foster - you know if anybody would, it would be me, the crazy cat lady.
I did learn something from working w/ the previous shelter - only foster for a shelter that is willing to let you know when your fosterling has been adopted. Otherwise your heart will crack in two from not knowing.
I was looking on petfinder last week because a friend is looking for a dog and I want him and his wife to get the dog from a shelter or rescue org. During my searches, I found a place that does goat rescue. I totally want to foster for them this spring. I hope they accept me because the goats could get hugs and kisses from me and they could make a huge snack out of those annoying alders and blackberry bushes that have taken over my back yard aka future garden.
Chippy update. He was still having issues urinating, so I brought him in to my regular vet's office today. My regular vet wasn't there, but my other favorite vet was and she found that Chippy was partially blocked by a bladder stone. My vet had found it accidentally earlier this year, but they weren't big enough to be a huge concern then. It is now, so Chippy will undergo surgery tomorrow to have them removed. This is a much better and more clear cut cure than if his blockage was one of the other typical culprits. So I've got my fingers crossed that he'll be ok. These 2 vets rock!
Enough medical Chippy talk. Fun facts are way better. He has the freakiest eyes because the pupils seem to disappear when he is in bright light.