She almost didn't make it.
Little Lizzie got terribly sick after she came home. She caught something from the shelter.
She could hardly breathe and would make panting noises. Her nose was clogged up so she couldn't smell food and quit eating and drinking water. The vet gave me syringes to force feed her mushy food and water. She was on several medications and vitamins that I also had to force feed her. She would just lay on us for hours and not play. Bill even slept on the floor with her at night. She was too small to get up on the bed and looked so sad unless she was cuddling with one of us. She likes to sleep on your pillow and cuddle with your hair.
We took her to the vet constantly but she remained very sick.
After a week of this Bill had a funny feeling at work and came home early to find her laying on the floor. She was alive but would hardly move. He rushed her in and they told us she had a 60% chance. An IV was put in her front leg and she was pumped full of nutrients, fluids, and medication. After two days she was allowed to come home.
She was nursed back to health for two months. To this day she still has some sinus issues but is now healthy.
Lizzie is THE BEST pet any of us have ever had. She is so loving, sweet, tender, and playful and we are so happy that she is alive.