Friday, January 23, 2009

Our Sweet Friend, Mango!

Today I would like to tell you all about a pawsome gift we got from our friend, Mango the Maltese Kiddo. We were so surprised to hear from him that we were his First Friend of 2009! This means we were the first friend to leave him a comment in 2009, and he was going to send us a gift!

Mango said he had had Misty in mind with the gray bed since she was sick. He followed his mom to the post office, after writing PooPoo's name on the box too. We received his gift on 1/13/09, the day that PooPoo died. I know PooPoo would have loved the gift, and would have been happy to gulp down all 4 cans of the food, so Misty and I could not have any.......that was just her way.

We got this fun feather bird toy too. Mango hopes that PooPoo will come back to play with it sometime. I love it because it has a feather on it! Hey, mom! I think it is moving!!

The gray cat bed is so luxurious! I sit in it sometimes when I visit Misty in her room. Mom has found some stray gray furs on it too, so we think Misty is sneaking into it at night to try it out too.
Thank you, Mango, for the pawsome gift!!

I have not been feeling so well lately. I have been throwing up for about 3 days on and off, and it might be gastritis caused by anxiety. Mom called the vet and he told mom to give me some pepcid-AC. I took half a pill last night and this morning and if I don't feel better, mom will take me to the V-E-T this afternoon. Oh, the horror of that thought!
I got to put the gray cat bed on mom's desk, so I can be near her while she is working today. I have just been so lonely........with PooPoo gone and Misty sick.

Mom has been giving Misty her fluids every other day for her CRF, and Misty is a little trooper. We think Misty is still losing weight though, which is not good. We will keep you all posted.
Misty still tries to strike a model pose at every opportunity, like from the top of her new cat tower!


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48 comments:

Tom and Tama-Chan said...

We're so sorry to hear that you're not feeling well, JB! Here in France, we have a great liquid medicine for gastritis and vomiting, called Phosphaluvet. It's aluminum phosphate and something similar exists in the US under the name of Alternagel.

Anyway, paws crossed that you're all better soon, and that's a great gift you got!

Your Pals,
Tom and Tama-Chan

Angel said...

Jb, sorry youare not feeling well. It has to be stressful at your house after loosing PooPooa dn Misty being sick and now you! Hopefully tha t new toy and spiffy bed will make you both feel better!

Two Sisters said...

I'm sorry that you and Misty aren't feeling well JB. Hopefully you will be better before you have to go to the dreaded v-e-t.

Your new bed looks so very comfy!

Babs (Beetle) said...

I am sad now. I do hope Misty gets better soon, and you JB! It is not good to be sick.
That looks like a really comfy bed you got! I think Livvie would love that.

Purrs, Sukie x

The Creek Cats said...

Those are all such great gifts you guys got there, enjoy!

Sorry to hear you are not feeling well, JB. Cal was vomiting big time last month and he was finally diagnosed with IBD. He has not vomited since being on his daily dose of prednisilone. Best of luck at your vet appt today, we hope the vet makes your tummy feel all betters.

Misty, we hope you start gaining some weight, dear.

XOXO
The Creek Cats

Abby said...

Hi, JB...

What great presents from Mango...He is such a good friend...

I'm sorry you aren't feeling well...And, I hope the fluids make Misty feel better...

You guy sure have had your tough times lately...I just want you do know that me & my Mom are thinking about you & sending our thoughts & prayers...

I'm sending lots of Good Lhasa Vibes, too...

Abby xxxxxxxoooooo (Extra hugs & kisses today)

Deetz said...

JB
I love your new kittie bed! The feather toy looks like a total blast to play with. I am so sorry you are hurling. I cannot stand to puke and I get really upset whenever I do. I sure hope the pepsi or pep c or pepcid works for you and you do not have to go back to the vet.
I think you should talk your mum into getting you a kitty friend to play with so Misty can rest and get well and you will stop throwing up and stuff.
Deetzty

Lorenza said...

Hi, JB!
Mango was very nice sending you those presents!
Paws crossed for you and Misty!
Take care
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Butchy & Snickers said...

Poor JB! We're sorry you're not feeling well. We know that pets do get depressed, anxiety, etc. when a pet is missing from the home. And it does make you frow up too. We'll be purraying that all of you get well very very soon. Have a fun weekend if you can.
Purrs & Licks,
Ruby, Sylvester, Scuby, Butchy & Snickers

Daisy said...

Mango sure is nice! And that bed looks very cozy and luxurious.

JB, I hope you are feeling better soon and do not have to go to the vet's!

Noah the Airedale said...

Oh no JB. We hope you're better soon. We're sending aire-zen for you ok.
That is a top pressie that Mango sent. PooPoo would have loved it but she'd be glad you can play with it.

Get better ok.

Noah Willow Tess Lucy

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

I've got lots of furry pals that take pupcids!

I do hope woo feel better -

Woo got some furry khool stuff from Mango!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: HEY BEAR, PLEASE SHOW THE KHATS SOME LOVE?!?

Cat with a garden said...

Those gifts are absolutely pawsome! JB, we think it's no wonder you are feeling miserable with everything going on. Take your time... We hope you will feel better soon! The new toy might be a way to distract yourself...
Purrs, Siena & Chilli

Lacy said...

w00f's JB and all, those iz sum cool gifts Mango sent to u all...hes a very cool sweetie...me sorry u 2 not feel good, me will cross me paws and mama will kept u all in her prayers...

b safe and git well,
~rocky~

Teddy Bear said...

Wow, what a good friend Mango is! Those are some pawesome gifts, JB. I hope you are enjoying your new gray cat bed. It looks nice and cozy!

Love,
Teddy Bear

Anita said...

JB, you are a lucky kitty! You have a wonderfurr gifts!

I don´t like read you sad... I´m sure that better times will come and that Misty (like I) will attack the CFR.

Be strong!!!

Love, hugs and puuuurrrrrrs from your spanish friend.

Lux said...

Those are some great gifts!

Sending purrs that Misty's weight stabilizes ...

Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

JB,Mango sent you a fantastic gift!!! I know PooPoo would have loved them too,but I'm sure you will enjoy the food too :)
I am purring very hard for Misty and now very,very hard for you!!!! Oh I do hope you are not too sick!! I think your Mom needs you right now!!
We are thinking about your family !!
Hugs,Mickey

Tracey and Huffle said...

I hope you feel better soon JB. Your mum can't deal with another sick kitty! Please get well so you can look after her.

Mango is a nice boy isn't he?

Huffle Mawson

Asta said...

Oh Noos JB, you'we not well eithew..I am so vewy sowwy..pleez get wellMisty is sooobwave and bootiful, I hope she stops losing weight and feels bettew too..Mango is the most genewous loving fwiend..those gifses awe pawsome
smoochie heling kisses
ASTA

Goldie, Shade and Banshee said...

That was a great package you received!!!

So sorry to hear your tums a bit upset and that Misty is still not feeling her best.

Sending some {hugs} and comforting purrs your way!!

Purrs Goldie, Shade and Banshee

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Oh JB, does a boy blush?
I do now, you made me blush.
I'm so overjoy that you enjoyed the surprise pressies.
The kitty bed compliments you, the color goes nicely well with your fur. You should have modeled for the commercial. You looked comfy in that bed, I think my crazy mom has another idea now...
I'm sorry that Misty still up and down and now that you didn't feel totally yourself. I'm sending good vibes right now.
Bear, forgive me for missing your pressies, my bad my bad.
Muahhhh!

Simba said...

Sorry to hear you are not feeling well. That is a super cosy bed.

Simba x

The Island Cats said...

Hi JB! What a nice furiend Mango is! Those presents are pawsome!

We're sorry you aren't feeling well. We're hoping your better now...and you didn't have to go to the v-e-t!

We hope Misty is doing okay too!

Sunny's Mommy said...

Those are such nice gifts that Mango sent all of you! What a cute cat bed.

I hope the pepcid helped you and you didn't have to go to the V E T yesterday. I know that's not fun. I hope you're feeling good today, JB. All of you have been going through so much, with beautiful PooPoo going to the bridge, and Misty having CRF. I know it's hard on all of you, and your Mom.

Rambo said...

Oh no JB....not you too. Well...you need to get better cause I don't think your Mom could take another sick kitty. Please rest up and get well soon.
love,
Rambo
the kitty kat bed is adorable and suits you just fine!

Grrreta said...

I'm so sorry that you and Misty are not feeling well. I hope the gifts from Mango have brought you some comfort. That kitty bed is adorable and the feather bird toy looks like lots of fun.

MONA AND THE MOMMY! said...

Hi JB,

I'm so sorry you are not feeling well and Misty is still sick.

I have beem doing a feature called "Strings of friendship A-Z" but it isn't just about dogs. Since I am doing my "M" today I added Misty, you and Poo Poo as my cat friends.

Please come when you can. You know how much me and the Mommy love all of you.

Hugs...Mona

Clover said...

Hi JB,
So sorry to hear that you have not been feeling well. I have been thinking about you and Misty and your family a lot, and I hope you are doing ok. Sending lots of puggy hugs and kisses your way. I hope you will come and look at your friends blogs when you are feeling lonely - we are all here for you!
Love Clover xo

Sweet Praline said...

Wow, JB! It's been rough around your house lately. I am sending special purrs to you.

That was a very nice present you received.

Dewey Dewster said...

Gee JB we sure hope yer feelin' better soon...first Misty, then PooPoo and now yer not doin' well....hope yer Mom is able ta handle all the stress....ya all look so regal there and that is one pawsome bed ya have....enjoy it....

Dewey Dewster here...

Kaz's Cats said...

JB, we're sorry that you're feeling a bit sick, but we hope you'll start feeling better really soon. That was some lovely gifts that Mango got for all of you. That feather thing looks like a lot of fun. It's nice that you're sharing the bed with Misty, and that she's using it a bit. She's a great model to keep performing for the camera even when she doesn't feel so good. We're sending our purrs and purrayers to you and to Misty, as well as to your Mom who is looking after you so well.

{{{hugs}}}

Gypsy & Tasha

Fin said...

Sorry you are all not feeling well. I was sick this weekend too, but I feel better now.

Hansel said...

oh jb. yoo jus canna be sicks. Yoor mommeh will go crazee. Mommeh's dun do well wif sick kittehs- becaz dem get so sick worryin bout dem sick kittehs. So, yoo mus stay strong an halp yoor furbling Misty to betteh health so yoor poor mommeh can git sum rests!

Hansel said...

pssst... if yoo dun like da bird toy i wud use it fur yoo... jus sayin...

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

What a lovely gift from wonderful friends..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Ludo van puppy said...

oh JB you can't be sick aswell as Misty. I hopes you get better soon and doesn't have to go to the V-E-T. What a lovely present for you all.
~lickies, Ludo

the 4 Bs said...

hi JB, that's a really cute little cat bed. you look adorable in it. we hope you are not going to be sicky. you have to be strong and healthy for Misty and your mom. we don't think your mom can take anymore kitty sicknesses right now, okay?

woofs.

Parker said...

Dear JB,
Those are some awesome gifts and I am so happy that you are enjoying them. All of us in O Hi O are hoping that you feel better and we hope that Misty is doing well.
We keep you in our thoughts and prayers...
Smoochies!

Aoise said...

Cuddle down in your lovely noo bed,that will make you feel better I'm sure.

MaoMao said...

Those are wunnerful gifties and we're sure you'll enjoy 'em bunchies! And we are so sorry you're not feelin well, JB. We are purrin and purrin fur you to feel bettur soonies and we're purrin and purrin fur sweet Misty to feel bettur, too, and not to lose anymore weight!

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao -- you are all in our hearts!

Everycat said...

What a lovely doggie chum Mango is to send you such lovely gifts. I'm glad both you and Misty are using the bed. It's nice to see Misty striking a pose there. Hope that your tum settles down soon JB. It takes a while to get over sad things and it can affect all in different ways, we send you all, love and rumbly purrs with a nose kiss for your Mom

Whicky
Angel
Oliver
& Gerry

Pedro said...

JB,

Misty is still beautiful even if she is thin. She is a model though so I guess thin isn't bad for her job. We're hoping she's feeling better. That's such a nice bed! I would like to snuggle up in that bed!

Pedro

Hana said...

Wow, look at all that loot you got from Mango! You look really comfy in that bed! If I tried to sit on my Mom's desk, she'd freak out! There is just no room for me on her desk. You are lucky you get to help your Mom when she works.

I hope you feel better and don't have to go to the V-E-T. And I hope Misty will get better, too.

Sabrina, Sam and Simon said...

JB, we are so sorry you aren't feeling good, we are worried because you have been through so much lately, with PooPoo going to the Bridge and Misty being sick. We hope that you start feeling better really soon, and we know that you are lonely and wish we could be there to keep you company. Please tell Misty we are purraying that she will put on some weight, and of course we are purraying for you to feel better too. Just relax in that wonderful bed you got from Mango and maybe you can catnap some of your stress away.
Many many hugs, purrs and headbutts,
Sabrina, Sam and Simon

Thor said...

What a wonderful pressies you got from Mango!
I´m so sorry to hear you aren´t feeling well, JB. I hope you feel better soon and Misty gets better too!

Love
Thor

Mr. T-Bone Beasley said...

JB!!! Those are some awesome presents that Mango the Maltese sent you! You are some super lucky kitties! That bed looks oh so comfortable!

I'm so sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well! I'm sorry Misty isn't feeling well either. I am sending lots of ESP your way. If you feel a little jolt in the middle of the night, don't worry, it's just my awesome Bease energy!

I hope you feel better soon!

Slurp!
Mr. T-Bone Beasley

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