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Well. Hell. 
18th-Apr-2011 05:29 pm
Fizzgig! - velvetsteel
Jack has a major mouth issue that they think may actually be a broken jaw. He can't close his mouth because his teeth are all of a sudden not mouth-closing compatible. His jaw isn't lining up. Adam and Elayna are taking him to a hospital in JP. He needs teeth removed for absolute certain, and the vet we took him to is like "UM, this could be dangerous for your cat," so to a specialist he goes. He'll be in overnight.

I will not cry. Hell. Poor Jack.

Also this will probably cost over a thousand dollars. We'll find a way.

I have no idea how the hell this even happened. How does this happen?

*heavy sigh* He will be okay. They will fix him. He will be okay.

UPDATE: More info.
18th-Apr-2011 09:21 pm (UTC)
Oh no, poor kitty!! Sending thoughts and prayers your way!
18th-Apr-2011 09:22 pm (UTC)
Oh, hell. I'm sorry, 'Song. . .you all are in my thoughts.
18th-Apr-2011 09:23 pm (UTC)
Oh no! Best of luck to you and him.
18th-Apr-2011 09:32 pm (UTC)
Sending you all speedy kitty recovery thoughts. :(
18th-Apr-2011 09:33 pm (UTC)
Well, crap.
18th-Apr-2011 09:34 pm (UTC)
Oh, man. What a day already. My thoughts with you, Shira.
18th-Apr-2011 09:38 pm (UTC)
Jack is the stupidest dorkiest cat alive. When you enter the house, he's the first cat you see; it is perfectly possible for you to sit down, glance over at your companion, and glance back to find Jack's face in your face, all OH HAI, in under a second. feste_sylvain is fond of saying, in a doofy voice, as if 'twere Jack speaking, "I am a cow!"

Love that daft cat.
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18th-Apr-2011 09:46 pm (UTC)
Oh, ouch. My sympathies to poor Jack. Hope they find an easily fixable clean break.

Vets are usually really good about setting up payment plans for major expenses. Let us (your loyal readers) know if you need help with the payments.
18th-Apr-2011 09:51 pm (UTC)
Oh ouch.

I also want to know how something like that happens!

My thoughts are with you.
18th-Apr-2011 09:51 pm (UTC)
He'll be ok. He's still going to be your fuzzy little idiot, he's just probably going to be slightly more idiotic under pain meds and such.

And yes, you will find a way. You find a way for family.

My thoughts are with you,
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18th-Apr-2011 10:30 pm (UTC)
Oh honey, you know me. Of course my mind went to rabies as soon as I saw that he had some foam on his tongue.

I tentatively ruled it out because he's an indoor cat. But still.

And: we don't know that it's *not* something like lymphoma. We'll find out overnight. Jaws don't spontaneously break. I mean, you can unclench because he's already at the hospital and there's nothing you can do. But the worry isn't over yet.
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18th-Apr-2011 10:12 pm (UTC)
You have my sympathies.
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18th-Apr-2011 10:19 pm (UTC)
Oh dear, that sounds awful. :-(
18th-Apr-2011 10:25 pm (UTC)
Oh no. I'm sorry. At least it's something that can be dealt with, and it's good that you're dealing with it now.

Give Jack a skritch for me.
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