A couple days ago my elderly cat got sick and was acting in a despondent way I'd never seen before. I frantically rushed him to the vet where I sat for four hours hoping for the best but expecting the worse. My gf did her best to console me on how he had a good 17 years and was about as spoiled rotten as any animal could be.
Anyway, after bloodwork, xrays, and other tests, the vet rendered her diagnosis... dehydrated and constipated. They gave him fluids and within an hour he pooped and then was hopping all over the exam room giving me this look like "what's all the fuss about?".
We took him home and he's doing great. Now, some people like to identify themselves as either a dog or cat person. I am neither. I am an animal person. And within an hour or so of returning home that night we were watching a show on Animal Planet when the following commercial came on:Watch
Talk about a full-on nose blower. I flat out lost my shit for a good ten minutes after.
I must be getting soft in my old age. My poor cat... this was pretty much me with him the rest of the night: